Iran Review > Analysis
Europe, Russia, Iran, South Asia to Get Connected Soon: North-South Corridor: From Victory Bridge to Economic Success Bridge
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Madjid Raoufi
Due to being landlocked, it is difficult for countries in Central Asia to have access to global markets and especially, they cannot establish suitable trade ties with India despite all cultural commonalities that exist between the two sides. India, on the other hand, does not like Central Asia to gradually turn into China’s backyard.

Read More...
 
SCO’s Economic Region and Iran’s Contribution: An Exploratory Approach
Sunday, October 30, 2016

Ali Biniaz
the relevance of Iran’s energy capabilities along with Russia giant gas would be critical for the economic development of the SCO and its economic region’s formation and viability

Read More...
 
Relations Between Kurds and the US Following the Rise of Daesh in the Region
Saturday, October 29, 2016

Mohammad Ali Dastmali
the United States came to realize that compared to Shia and Sunni groups in Iraq, Kurdish political groups were more ready for political and military coordination and interaction, and it was during the same period that a serious relationship was established between the two sides. 

Read More...
 
Admiral Diplomacy
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Saeed Davar
After Moscow’s surprising show of force in Ukraine and Crimea, Russians have now taken their northern and Baltic fleets into the Mediterranean in order to defend their interests in Syria.

Read More...
 
Why US Changed Position on Turkey’s Participation in Mosul Liberation Operation
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Alireza Rahimi
Although up to a few days ago, American officials accompanied the Iraqi government in its rejection of participation by Turkish military in the operation to liberate Mosul, US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has talked about an agreement reached to allow Turkey’s military to take part in the Mosul operation after meetings with Turkish officials. 

Read More...
 
Sense of Responsibility in the Strategic Thinking of Iran’s Foreign Policy
Monday, October 24, 2016

Behzad Khoshandam
Iran’s civilizational, cultural, religious, political, and ethnic backdrop in addition to its Islamic and Iranian as well as Shia identity and the country’s historical role in global politics has led to creation of a special form of sense of responsibility in the country’s strategic thinking.

Read More...
 
How to Begin a Well-Established Relation between the EU and Iran
Friday, October 21, 2016

Behzad Khoshandam
It seems that realization of any possible strategic and structured relations between Iran and the EU depends on many variables and most of all on the two sides’ commitment to showing committed political will without any precondition.

Read More...
 
Erdogan’s Dreams in Mosul
Friday, October 21, 2016

Alireza Rahimi
During recent days and at the peak of the war of words between the leaders of Iraq and Turkey, Erdogan mentioned historical control of the Ottoman Empire over the city of Mosul as a ground to justify Turkey’s presence in the liberation operation.

Read More...
 
Why Iran Wants to Avoid Conflict with Saudi Arabia
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Kayhan Barzegar
The issue at the heart of Iran-Saudi tensions is US presence in the region. Iran will avoid a major confrontation to keep the Americans out.

Read More...
 
Saudi Arabia’s Strategic Mistakes in Confrontation with Iran
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Hossein Kebriaeezadeh
As the Middle East is consumed by war and tensions, Saudi Arabia, which has a claim to be the leader of the Islamic world and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, is beating the drums of war with its Muslim brethren. The country, which has taken an overtly hostile approach toward its regional rivals under its new monarch, King Salman, has gone as far as using religion as a tool to deprive Iranian Hajj pilgrims from taking part in the religious ceremony of Hajj, which is one of the most important rituals in Islam.

Read More...
 
طراحی و توسعه آگاه‌سیستم