Gulf States Split on Iran

The Trump Administration’s strategy to contain Iran’s regional influence is seemingly predicated on abject unity among the Gulf...

GIF’s Annual Forecast 2019

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History and Growth of the Iran – Hezbollah Axis

The 35-year relationship between Iran and the Lebanese branch of Hezbollah has transformed what was once a small isolated armed faction into...

Top Iran Expert Says Tehran May Seek to Wait Out Trump Administration

Even as debilitating U.S. sanctions targeting Iran’s oil industry remain slated to snap back in November, Tehran may seek to maintain...

Trump and Rouhani Flip Scripts at the U.N.

The traditional scripts were flipped during Tuesday’s dueling addresses by U.S...

Iran had Big Plans for its Tourism Industry, then the US Reintroduced...

Iran’s once optimistic tourism industry has been left in disarray following...

US Agrees to Work with India on Iran Oil Imports Ahead of Sanctions:...

The US has committed to working with India on reducing its Iranian oil imports ahead of sanctions that are scheduled to return in November,...

Trump Reimposes Sanctions on Iran. Now What?

Under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, the United States agreed to relax sanctions on Iran. But the...

Trump’s ‘Arab NATO’ Plan to Counter Iran Draws...

President Trump’s plan to gather Arab Gulf leaders in Washington for an October summit...

Can Iran Circumvent U.S. Sanctions?

On August 6th, the first batch of sanctions against the Islamic Republic will go into effect. This includes sanctions on the acquisition of...

Meet the New Generation of Iranian Hardliners

Hard-liners in Iran face the key challenge of a new generation questioning...

Challenges and Results of the United States Withdrawal from Iran...

There is a general consensus among political sociologists that for any major...