Iran

Geopolitics

Building Bridges: Iranian-Turkish Economic Unity Amidst Security Rifts

Turkey and Iran, two neighbors with a long and storied shared history, require strong relations...

Geopolitics

Edge of Escalation: Navigating the Fragile Peace Between Pakistan and Iran

In an era marked by escalating geopolitical tensions and internal strife, Pakistan and Iran find...

Defense & Security

Iran’s Strategic Patience: Unpacking Hezbollah Policy in the Gaza War

Since the beginning of the Israel-Hamas conflict, numerous officials from Iran and Hezbollah have warned...

Society & Culture

Beyond Tradition: Iranians Celebrate Christmas to Defy the Regime

Iran has centuries of history and civilization, with numerous national and religious symbols, days, and...

Energy & Environment

Navigating New Horizons: The Gulf’s Dynamic Energy Landscape in 2024

The Middle East played a significant role in the global energy market in 2023, navigating...

Defense & Security

The Gulf in 2024: Expert Outlook

GCC Unity in 2024 in the Face of Regional Threats Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Fellow...

Geopolitics

Pragmatic Investment: Possibilities for Saudi-Iranian Cooperation Amid the ...

In the months since Iran and Saudi Arabia agreed to their Chinese-mediated normalization deal, the...

Energy & Environment

Uniting the Gulf: Regional Collaboration at COP28 for Climate Change

COP28 has placed climate change and environmental challenges at the forefront of the minds of...

Defense & Security

Strategic Abstention: The ‘Axis of Resistance’ Deliberate Inact...

Amid the escalating Gaza war, a striking absence marks the regional conflict landscape: the non-involvement...

Geopolitics

Iran’s Eastern Pivot: National Interests Versus Ideological Expansion...

Throughout the 45 years it has existed, the Islamic Republic of Iran has made the...

Defense & Security

The Gaza War: Reshuffling Middle East Partnerships

The recent Israel-Hamas war in Gaza carries significant implications for the Gulf States, the United...

Defense & Security

The GCC and the Gaza War: Popular Rage and Security Concerns

In 2023—more than 10 years after the eruption of the “Arab Spring” protests, and two...

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