Iran Review > Analysis
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...
 
Lausanne Meeting on Syria, a Trump Card for the Anti-Terror Front
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Ja’far Haqpanah
The latest Syria meeting in Lausanne was, in fact, the first such meeting to be attended by main international and regional actors effective in Syria crisis, and the composition of countries invited to the gathering showed that there is some sort of balance among different viewpoints present at the meeting on the political future of Syria.

Read More...
 
Reasons behind Rising Tensions Between Cairo and Riyadh
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Seyyed Reza Qazvini Ghorabi
Relations between Egypt and Saudi Arabia have been characterized with serious ups and downs during the past week. Media outlets have been reporting new developments in these relations on an almost daily basis, the result of which is expected to be less cordiality in the two countries’ relations. It was just last week when Egypt voted positive for a United Nations resolution proposed by Russia on the situation in Syria...

Read More...
 
طراحی و توسعه آگاه‌سیستم