Geopolitics

Iran

Russo-Iranian Alignment Will Continue Despite Differences

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

Iraq

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...

Qatar

Qatar’s Growing Role as a Humanitarian and Diplomatic Hub

Almost precisely twenty years after 9/11, the world seemed stunned in disbelief as the Taliban...

KSA

Saudi-Lebanese Ties Have a Hezbollah Problem

On January 3, Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah issued a strong criticism of the Kingdom of...

Iran

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...

GCC

Turkey-GCC Relations: From Personal Diplomacy to Institutional Version?

Today, many leaders use personal diplomacy in establishing relations with foreign leaders as a “shortcut”...

GCC

Gulf States’ Perspectives on the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict

On February 24, Russian forces launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine by land, air, and...

UAE

Serbia: The UAE’s Best Friend in the Balkans

In January 2022, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan conferred the Medal of Independence of...

GCC

Is Kuwait’s Initiative to End GCC-Lebanon Rift Realistic?

The efforts to end the rift between Lebanon and some Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states...

KSA

Iran’s Perspective on Saudi Arabia’s Next King

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

Iran

Russia’s Double Game in the JCPOA Negotiations

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

KSA

What Drives Turkish Saudi Attempts at Rapprochement?

Recent diplomatic exchanges between Turkey and Saudi Arabia suggest a thawing of relations between the...

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