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Michel Aoun’s Presidency: Losers and Winners
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Mohammad Khajouei
The question, however, is why this development is important and how it should be seen in the light of the political rivalries in Lebanon and ongoing regional tensions.

Why US Is always Seen Powerful?
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Saeed Davar
The great America; the powerful America, which possesses the most powerful army in human history; the world leader; are all these American illusions? 

EU’s Involvement in Syria and Russia’s Approach
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Afifeh AbediAfifeh Abedi
After a ceasefire deal for Syria, reached by the United States and Russia, ground to failure in the heat of the United States’ presidential election, it seems that the European Union (EU) is bent on getting more seriously involved in the Syria crisis. 

Effective Security Arrangements Needed in Persian Gulf to Fight Terrorism
Friday, November 4, 2016

Hossein Kebriaeizadeh
Tehran can help member states of the GCC in various fields from intelligence gathering with regard to extremist groups to formulating a strategy to fight such groups. For this reason..., it would be better for them to set aside differences, most of which are based on wrong mentalities, and move toward more cooperation and convergence with Iran.

Prominence of Turkish and Islamic Factor in Turkey’s Regional Policy
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Hossein Mofidi
Policies followed by Turkey in the face of regional crises, especially with regard to post-Arab Spring crises, have been always a focus of attention for analysts of regional issues. Recent actions taken by Turkey at a time that can be called the “era of the fall of Daesh,” have been also observed with special sensitivity.

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.

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

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. 

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.

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.