Author: Dr. Omid Shokri Kalehsar

Dr. Omid Shokri Kalehsar

Omid Shokri Kalehsar is a Washington-based Senior Energy Diplomacy, Energy Security Analyst, and also analyst at Gulf State Analytics (GSA), currently serving as a Visiting Research Scholar in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. Omid holds a PhD in International Relations. His primary research interest lies in Energy diplomacy, U.S. energy policy, geopolitics of energy, Iran-Turkey relations and Iran-Russia relations. Author of : “US Energy Diplomacy in the Caspian Sea Basin: Changing Trends Since 2001.” Follow him at @ushukrik, https://uskenergy.com/

Iran

Resolving Iran’s Water Crisis is Needed for Stability

Politics & Governance

Water scarcity is a growing problem across the Middle East. It has grown in importance...

UAE

Emirati-Turkish Economic Collaboration Could Lead to a Political One

Economy & Innovation

In recent years, tensions between Turkey and the UAE have persisted over issues including the...

KSA

The Uncertain Future of U.S.-Saudi Energy Relations

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The stability of global energy markets has long been a major factor in U.S. relations...

UAE

Iran Can Resolve its Gas Disputes Through Active Energy Diplomacy

Energy Policy

Exporting natural gas to its neighboring countries has been a top priority for Iranin recent...

KSA

Saudi FM Visits India, Signaling a New Chapter in Bilateral Relations

Geopolitics

Global and regional turmoil have led India and Saudi Arabia to reconsider their foreign policy...

Iran

Will Iran Become a Gas Exporter to Europe?

Energy Policy

The geography of Iran has provided special natural conditions for the country. Iran borders 13...

Iran

The Brewing Sino-Indian Conflict Over Iran’s Chabahar Port

Geopolitics

Iran’s strategic, geopolitical, and geoeconomic position has been carefully scrutinized by major countries around the...

Iran

Is Russia a Reliable Partner for Iran?

Geopolitics

Iran-Russia relations have been associated with their own challenges in recent years. The two countries...

Iran

How Will Ebrahim Raisi Deal With China?

Geopolitics

With the victory of Ibrahim Raisi in the Iranian presidential election, a new era in...

Iran

A Possible Energy Strategy for Iran’s New President

Energy Policy

After the 2018 withdrawal of the United States from the JCPOA nuclear deal, Iran’s energy...

Iran

Iran’s Electric Grid is Falling Apart

Energy Policy

Global warming and climate change have directly impacted energy consumption in many countries. Due to...

KSA

A Relationship in Flux: Can Turkey and Saudi Arabia Stabilize Relations?

Geopolitics

Over the last few weeks, there have been attempts among regional powers in the Middle...

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