Iran

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...

Politics & Governance

Two Years After the Aban Protests, Iran Faces Increased Unrest

Two years have elapsed since Iran brutally repressed the November 2019 mass protests (also called...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Iran’s Combative Diplomacy Continues in Vienna

After the withdrawal of the United States from the 2015 “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action,”...

Politics & Governance

Resolving Iran’s Water Crisis is Needed for Stability

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

Defense & Security

Formalizing a Middle Eastern “Cold War”

More than ten years after the advent of the 2011 “Arab Spring” uprisings, the original...

Raisi’s Pivot to East Policy: An Inefficient Lever Against the U.S.

“We will not tie the economic and living conditions of the people to the negotiations...

Geopolitics

Great Powers’ New Conflict in Afghanistan

The fate of Afghanistan, like many other political issues, is fundamentally rooted in history. In...

Energy Policy

Iran Can Resolve its Gas Disputes Through Active Energy Diplomacy

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

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