Iran

Regional Vulnerabilities Sharpen in the Aftermath of the US-Iran Escalation
Regional Vulnerabilities Sharpen in the Aftermath of the US-Iran Escalation

The US-Iran showdown will definitely cause further destabilization of Iraq and cause a larger rift between Shiites, Sunnis...

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Why Does Iran Fail to Grasp Turkey s Security Concerns
Why Does Iran Fail to Grasp Turkey’s Security Concerns in Syria?

Iran’s ambivalent policy fuels distrust of Turkey’s decision makers towards Iran. If Iran continues to follow this policy,...

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Is the UAE Changing its Strategy Toward Iran
Is the UAE Changing its Strategy Toward Iran?

The UAE’s decision to redesign its strategy toward Iran would not be welcomed by Saudi Arabia, the US, and...

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Can Russia Install its Kadyrov in Syria
Can Russia Install its Kadyrov in Syria?

Russia can find its Syrian Kadyrov. However, in contrast to Chechnya, Russia needs to balance and share power with another...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Waves of the US Sanctions on Iran A Chronology
Waves of the US Sanctions on Iran: A Chronology

New sanctions that might be imposed by the U.S. against Iran might put an end to the diplomatic doors between the two...

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Can the US Confront Iran in Syria
Can the US Confront Iran in Syria?

The current escalation in the Basra Bay may have seemingly calmed down, but will the downing of the U.S. drone have...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Who Was Behind the Attack on Oil Tankers in the
Who Was Behind the Attack on Oil Tankers in the Persian Gulf?

There are four scenarios for who is behind the oil tanker attacks in the Oman Sea. The U.S. is already at an economic war...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

DAESH Documenting a Modern Heresy Interview with Belkıs Kılıçkaya
DAESH: Documenting a Modern Heresy, Interview with Belkıs Kılıçkaya

Faruk Yaslıçimen, Editor-in-Chief of The New Turkey interviewed Belkıs Kılıçkaya, a distinguished Turkish journalist,...

Monday, October 17, 2016

Why Turkey is Complying with the Iran Sanctions
Why Turkey is Complying with the Iran Sanctions

Whether the Trump administration continues its policies of dragging Iran into economic bankruptcy or whether the tension...

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Iran Sanctions A Year On
Iran Sanctions: A Year On

The Trump administration’s aim is to isolate Iran from the international market, and it is just around the corner from...

Thursday, May 30, 2019

How Long Can Iran Resist US Pressure
How Long Can Iran Resist US Pressure?

Iran needs to be very careful about the steps that it will pursue against the U.S. The assumption that Trump will never...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

How will US Sanctions on Iran Affect the Region and
How will US Sanctions on Iran Affect the Region and the World?

Remembering how the civil war that erupted in Iraq after the breakdown of the Saddam Hussein regime drifted the Middle...

Friday, April 26, 2019

Mixed Middle East reactions to Iran's nuclear accord

Saudi Arabia hopes that Iran deal would 'strengthen the stability and security of the region' as Israel warns against...

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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

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