Iran

Geopolitics

GCC-Iranian Dialogue is Hard—But Necessary

The tension in the Gulf region related to Iran is increasing. At the same time,...

Geopolitics

Turkey and Iran: The End of the Honeymoon?     

Over the past decade, Turkey and Iran have enjoyed several years of strategic partnership, characterized...

Economy & Innovation

Why Iran’s Sixth Development Plan Failed

Following the end of the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranian majlis (parliament) has approved, implemented, and...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The Regional Implications of Iran Nuclear Talks

Iran’s position is that it will not agree to any compulsory limitations on its regional...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Biden and Iran: Back to 2015?

There are, broadly speaking, two schools of thought in the Gulf. The first was supportive...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Biden’s Iran Negotiations: How to Win a Zero-Sum Game

Over the past few weeks, the prospect of resuming negotiations between Iran and the United...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Erbil Rocket Attack: Is the U.S.-Iran Conflict Escalating Again?

After several months of relative calm, tensions in Iraq have once again transformed the country...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The Iran Nuclear Deal: American-Iranian Dialogue and the GCC

In November 2020, only days before he was elected President of the United States, then-candidate...

Economy & Innovation

Let the Turbines Spin: Iran’s Opportunity to Combat Climate Change

The cold season is upon Iran and air pollution levels are on the rise yet...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The Geopolitical Implications of America’s Presidential Transition on the...

In the final weeks of the Trump administration in Washington, the President is still fighting...

Geopolitics

Iran Must Deal with A New Status Quo in the South Caucasus

There is a new status quo in Nagorno-Karabakh. Following six weeks of bloody conflict in...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The Future of the U.S. Maximum Pressure Campaign on Iran under Biden

Aiming to force the Iranian regime to negotiate its regional policies, the United States withdrew...

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