Iran

Energy Policy

How the Arash-Dorra Gas Field Could Improve Saudi-Iran Ties

Over the past two decades, Iran’s Ministry of Oil had made increasing the production capacity...

Energy Policy

The Iran Nuclear Deal and World Energy Markets

The revival of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the “P5+1” powers, if all...

Politics & Governance

Larijani vs. Rouhani: Who Will Lead the Iranian Moderates?

 The victory of regime-faithful cleric Ebrahim Raisi in Iran’s 2021 presidential elections— a victory all...

Energy Policy

Iranian Gas Will Not Replace Russian Gas Exports to Europe

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has met with global opposition, prompting a wave of energy, financial,...

Energy Policy

Why Gulf States Can (or Cannot) Replace Russian Oil and Gas

Energy flows—imports and exports—constitute a major element of foreign policy for some nations, as well...

Geopolitics

Russo-Iranian Alignment Will Continue Despite Differences

On March 15, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in Moscow to hold talks with...

Defense & Security

Neither Elections nor Nuclear Negotiations Will Change Iran’s Influen...

The results of Iraq’s recent election and the government formation negotiations that have followed pose...

Geopolitics

What the West Can Expect of Iranian Foreign Policy in 2022

Iran’s foreign policy in 2022 will aim at securing several general objectives. The country will...

Energy Policy

Iran’s Petrochemical Development: A Challenge to Saudi Arabia?

In recent years, the export of petrochemical products from Iran has made up the largest...

Geopolitics

Iran’s Perspective on Saudi Arabia’s Next King

Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, the relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia has been tense...

Geopolitics

Russia’s Double Game in the JCPOA Negotiations

Iran has long sought to reduce the impact of American economic sanctions by pursuing increased...

Geopolitics

Gulf States’ Reaction to the JCPOA Talks

On December 30, the eighth round of indirect nuclear deal talks between the United States...

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