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Negotiations in the Process of Coercive Diplomacy
Friday, February 22, 2013

The approach which the United States has currently taken to Iran in its practical policy and in dealing with Tehran is the process of “threat, containment, threat, and encouragement.” Taking advantage of such a model clearly indicates that the US approach to Iran is not actually seeking a “solution to the problem.” This is why the issue of relations between Iran and the United States has become so complicated.

Turkey’s Mistakes in Syria and Ensuing Crises
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The best way for Turkey is to pay more attention to the realities on the ground following two years of crisis and give up military, intelligence and security intervention in Syria in favor of a political solution which would include rejection of terrorism and promotion of Syria reforms. In this case, it would be possible to find a solution to crisis in Syria while diminishing tensions in relations among Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Russia, and also to find a solution to domestic problems with which Turkey is currently grappling.

Role of Iran Oil Sanctions in Threatening International Energy Security
Tuesday, February 5, 2013

International sanctions against Iran's oil sector have slowed down development of energy resources in Iran, on the one hand, while making it more difficult for customers of the country’s oil to access Iran's energy reserves, on the other hand. Now, the question is what impact can international sanctions against the Iranian oil sector have on global energy security? 

Importance of Confidence-Building in Iran's Relations with the European Union
Sunday, January 27, 2013

The European Union is trying to introduce itself as a first-rank political player both at global and regional levels in parallel to other power poles, especially the United States, and is trying to find allies among influential regional states to secure its foothold in the Middle East. Therefore, it would be possible through subtleness and by means of negotiations and diplomacy to engage in talks with the EU in order to ensure Iran's national interests and, at the same time, create a counterbalance to regional influence of the United States. 

Realism, Iranophobia and the Theory of Iran’s Strategic Influence
Monday, January 21, 2013

In the future outlook, according to realist ideas and premises, Iran will remain a country with high strategic influence on an anarchic international power structure and will help international community and the global political system to achieve a maximum degree of their goals through diplomacy and constructive interaction, instead of warmongering options. 

On the Background of Putin-Erdogan Friendship
Sunday, December 30, 2012

The content of talks between Putin and Erdogan in their latest meeting clearly proves the two sides’ decision to deepen and bolster their interests within a totally geoeconomic framework. This goal is going to be achieved through economic, trade, cultural, scientific and technical conduits, especially through the exchange of goods and energy, banking activities, as well as various kinds of contracts and tourism cooperation. Of course, an analysis of both sides’ geopolitical interests will show that such a decision made by the two countries is an outcome of geopolitical forces.

Palestine’s Historical, Prestigious, and Geopolitical Smile
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

This analytical report represents an effort to analyze and scrutinize geopolitical aspects of Palestine’s membership as “non-member observer state” at the United Nations. 

Persian Gulf's Name: An Eternal Reality
Tuesday, November 27, 2012

What follows is the complete text of an interview with Prof. Pirouz Mojtahedzadeh in which he discussed the scientific, historical authenticity of Persian Gulf's name, the legality of Iran's ownership of the three Persian Gulf islands of Lesser Tunb, Greater Tunb and Abu Musa and the futility of UAE and Bahrain's claims over these islands.

Obama and a Player Called “Iran”: Forecasting the US Foreign Policy up to 2016
Thursday, November 22, 2012

Barack Obama’s recent victory in the United States presidential polls has raised many questions about the future direction and orientation of Washington’s domestic and foreign policies. The issue of Iran is among the most important concerns of the United States foreign policy and it was frequently raised during recent presidential election debates.

Palestinian Children Victims of Zionist Occupationism
Thursday, November 22, 2012

One of the most inhuman manifestations of the Zionist regimes’ occupationist policies is to deprive the Palestinian children of their basic and human rights. A review of the plight of the Palestinian children will clearly prove existence of a regular and calculated plan by Zionists to target and inflict the highest degree of damages on the young generation of Palestinians in order to obliterate their opportunities for education and progress and even deprive them of their basic right to live.

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