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White House Efforts to Marginalize Iran in the Middle East Could Backfire
Sunday, March 12, 2017

Adam Weinstein
The Trump administration’s attempts to isolate Iran politically, especially with respect to the war in Syria, and to intensify military and economic pressure against the Islamic Republic could prove counterproductive for regional stability in the long run.

The solution to the conflict in Yemen
Sunday, March 12, 2017

Charles Schmitz
A solution is urgently needed. The US administration under President Trump and the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres must spearhead a new initiative to bring all of the warring sides to the negotiating table. An immediate cessation of hostilities is required in order to provide long overdue assistance and relief in what is one of the greatest humanitarian crises of our time.

Saudi Arabia and the US are Spreading Anti-Iranian Hysteria for a Reason
Friday, March 10, 2017

Viktor Mikhin
Not a day goes by without Washington voicing new threats against Iran. Apparently, while not having enough power to “punish” Russia, Europe or Israel, the new administration decided to go after Iran by making a boogeyman out of it. It’s been noted that the tensions between the US and Iran have been purposefully mounted. Moreover, the initiator and the driving force behind this recent crisis, as political observers unanimously agree, is the United States.


Iran and Turkey will stay as brothers no matter what
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Harun Yahya
The Middle East has always been the target of certain factions due to its geopolitical significance and rich underground sources. 

Turkish-Iranian Relations Hit Turbulence
Sunday, March 5, 2017

Yasar Yakis
Turkish-Iranian relations are experiencing new turbulence as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Feb. 14 that Tehran is promoting “Parthian (Persian) nationalism.” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu followed suit by referring to Iran’s sectarian policies in the region. Foreign Ministry spokesman Huseyin Muftuoglu elaborated further, saying Iranian accusations are “neither acceptable nor comprehensible.”

How Iran Should Translate Its Geopolitical Advantages into Economic Opportunities
Saturday, March 4, 2017

Abdol-Reza Faraji Rad
By serving as transit route for energy pipelines, and exporting its gas to emerging markets, Tehran could increase its geopolitical weight.

Turkey’s New Gamble: Bickering with Iran
Friday, March 3, 2017

Diako Hosseini
Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif experienced difficult moments at the Munich Security Conference in late February. Israel and Saudi Arabia criticized Iran as it was expected in Tehran, but the big surprise unveiled when Turkey joined them.

Egyptian-Iranian détente a boon for the region and beyond
Friday, March 3, 2017

Seyed Hossein Mousavian and Yassin El-Ayouty
In the Middle East, the two most contiguous cultures are the Egyptian and Persian civilizations. For ages, they stood as beacons of durable learning and contributed immeasurably to human progress.

Nuclear Deal and Fight against Terrorism Key to Countering Trump’s Hostile Policies
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Keyhan Barzegar
Donald Trump’s ascension to the White House has prompted a new round of antagonism against Iran. The new US President has announced that he would walk out or renegotiate the nuclear deal, trying to restrict Iran’s influence in the Middle East and isolate the country through fresh sanctions. What policies should Iran adopt under the new circumstances?

British thinking about Iran won’t primarily be affected by U.S.: security expert
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

In an interview with the Tehran Times, Paul Pillar says, “London's thinking about relations with Iran will still naturally go in many of the same directions as German and French thinking.”