Hakkı Uygur

Hakkı Uygur

Hakkı Uygur completed his BA at Imam Khomeini International University, his MA in the History of Islamic Culture and Civilization department, and his PhD in Persian Language and Literature in 2015 at Tehran University. He is currently the Vice-Director of the Center for Iranian Studies in Ankara.
What are the Regional Effects of Heavier Sanctions against Iran

What are the Regional Effects of Heavier Sanctions against Iran?

November 8, 2018
The possibility that Tehran might give up hope of a political resolution due to reasons such as the crippling economy due to sanctions, increasing pressure from regional rivals and internal opposition provoking street protests, may cause U.S.-Iran tensions to rise to their highest level of the last 40 years, and this situation would have severe consequences for the entire region, including Turkey.
Where does Iran and Russia stand in Afrin

Where does Iran and Russia stand in Afrin?

February 8, 2018
Iran’s red lines concerning intervention in Syria are the presence of the regime and the securing of the resistance line. As Turkey does not directly threaten these concerns, it is possible for Tehran to be more empathetic to Ankara's priorities in Syria.
Could the Turkey-Iran Rapprochement permanently solve the Syrian Crisis

Could the Turkey-Iran Rapprochement permanently solve the Syrian Crisis?

October 23, 2017
Iran may face two major risks in the current phase: an extensive Israeli attack and second, the incrimination of Trump’s crackdown on the country. In consideration of such possibilities, it is apparent that Tehran is striving to develop and maintain sound relations with Moscow and Ankara.