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What's Behind Turkey and Iran's Joint Operation on the PKK
What's Behind Turkey and Iran's Joint Operation on the PKK?

Turkey and Iran are closest to finally reaching a point where they can cooperate for stability in their own countries and...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

How the US and Israel are Trying to Bring Iran
How the US and Israel are Trying to Bring Iran to its Knees

With the Trump administration, the U.S. government has launched a regime change discourse against Iran. The president has...

Saturday, March 16, 2019

The Politics of Uncertainty in Iran
The Politics of Uncertainty in Iran

Zarif’s resignation showed that there is a complex balance between Iran’s conservatives and the reformist-moderate camp...

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The Unspoken Syrian Tribes in the Syrian Civil War
The Unspoken Syrian Tribes in the Syrian Civil War

While Turkey and the U.S. discuss a potential safe-zone in northern Syria, especially in the areas below the 20-mile line,...

Saturday, March 9, 2019

The US-Iran Rivalry in Iraq May Cause Another Popular Uprising
The US-Iran Rivalry in Iraq May Cause Another Popular Uprising

The U.S. administration has two options in Iraq: either to back track Trump’s harsh rhetoric on Iran and Iraq and accept...

Monday, February 18, 2019

How Iran is Investing in Shi'ism in the Name of
How Iran is Investing in Shi'ism in the Name of Soft Power

Iran not only transformed into a purely ideological and sectarian state, it has also become the global religious and...

Thursday, December 6, 2018

US Sanctions on Iran and their Impact on the United
US Sanctions on Iran and their Impact on the United Arab Emirates

The U.S. decision not to include the UAE among the countries the Trump administration issued a waiver to is an indication...

Friday, November 23, 2018

Will Growing Economies By-Pass the US in Iran Sanctions
Will Growing Economies By-Pass the US in Iran Sanctions?

Following the Trump administration's sanctions on Iran, growing economies that are highly dependent on imported energy...

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Trump and the New House of Cards
Trump and the New House (of Cards)

The midterms created a split in Congress, which promises major political showdowns between the President and House...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

US resumes all pre-nuclear deal sanctions on Iran
US resumes all pre-nuclear deal sanctions on Iran

U.S. sanctions on Iran, which target the country's energy, shipbuilding, shipping, and financial sectors, have been...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

What are the Regional Effects of Heavier Sanctions against Iran
What are the Regional Effects of Heavier Sanctions against Iran?

The possibility that Tehran might give up hope of a political resolution due to reasons such as the crippling economy due...

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Fear and loathing in the Middle East
Fear and loathing in the Middle East

Having eliminated his rivals within the House of Saud, MBS was widely seen as the man who would call the shots for the...

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria
Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria?

One way to prevent a regime coalition offensive in Idlib would be if the U.S. stepped in. If the U.S. could come to a more...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for
What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for Turkey?

The U.S. policymakers in charge of the Syria policy would like to see Turkey enlisted on their side in their push back...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The US-Iran Scramble for post-Abadi Iraq How Will Turkey be
The US-Iran Scramble for post-Abadi Iraq: How Will Turkey be Affected?

What will be Trump’s forthcoming strategy to contain Iran’s expansionist policy in the Middle East? If Trump’s policy is...

Monday, October 8, 2018

No Meddling in Iraqi Politics Turkey's Spot is on the
No Meddling in Iraqi Politics: Turkey's Spot is on the PKK

The PUK’s candidate Barham Salih was elected as the new president of Iraq on Tuesday, 2 October, in an easy win over the...

Sunday, October 7, 2018

International Court of Justice rules in favor of Iran
International Court of Justice rules in favor of Iran

On Wednesday, the highest court of the United Nations ordered for the U.S. to lift some of its sanctions that might hurt...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Idlib surrounded by foreign terrorists
Idlib surrounded by foreign terrorists

Armed groups backed by Iran have been fighting alongside Syrian regime forces against the opposition.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Who said what in Tehran
Who said what in Tehran

'There can be no military solution to Syrian conflict' says statement, urging 'a negotiated political process.' Source:...

Monday, September 10, 2018

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