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The-Qatari-Crisis

The Qatari Crisis; the Reasons for its Formation and its Implications for the Region and Iran

Yasser Nooralivand The crisis between Qatar and some Arab states led by Saudi Arabia just after Trump's visit to Saudi and the Riyadh multilateral meeting was an unexpected event for many observers. This crisis gradually became more widespread…
Foreign Policy of Trump Unilateralism based on Isolationism

Foreign Policy of Trump; Unilateralism based on Isolationism

Azizollah Hatamzadeh The statements made by the president of the United States at the NATO summit, his disagreement with other G-7 leaders at its recent summit, his position on Europe and in particular on Germany and, more recently, his…
Iran-and-Security-Dynamics-of-its-Eastern-Neighbors

Iran and Security Dynamics of its Eastern Neighbors

Tayyebeh Vaezi Re-empowerment of Taliban and development of Daesh over the past two years have largely changed the balance in favor of threats. The followings are among events, which have challenged the security of the region during recent…
Trumps-Visit-to-the-Region-Objectives-Outcomes-and-Strategies

Trump’s Visit to the Region: Objectives, Outcomes and Strategies

Mahdi ShapouriDonald Trump, the President of the United States of America started his 8-day visit on 20 May 2017 during which he headed for Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium and Vatican respectively. Trump entered Saudi Arabia on 21 May and after…
Trump and the Relations between Iran and Europe

Trump and the Relations between Iran and Europe

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Yasser Nooralivand The study of relations between Iran and Europe in recent years approves the fact that the orientations and interactions of the EU with Iran have basically been affected by the goals and policies of the US. Thus, considering…
The UK Post Brexit Strategy in the West Asia and its Regional Implications for Iran

The UK Post Brexit Strategy in the West Asia and its Regional Implications for Iran

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Yasser Nooralivand Theresa May’s recent visit to Bahrain and her speech addressed to navy officers aboard HMS ahead of the (P)GCC shows the UK intension to prepare s strategy for the West Asia region in the post Brexit era. The UK prime…
Continuity or Change; Implications of Donald Trump’s Victory on the US Foreign Policy

Continuity or Change; Implications of Donald Trump’s Victory on the US Foreign Policy

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Mahdi Shapoori Given the overall global situation and the issues facing the US at internal and external levels as well as the US position in the international system, it seems that Trump’s foreign policy would be a combination of continuing…
Growth and Empowerment of Far-Right Parties in Europe: Causes and Consequences

Growth and Empowerment of Far-Right Parties in Europe: Causes and Consequences

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Yasser Nooralivand Evaluation of the votes received by the far-right nationalist parties in local and national elections as well as in the European Parliament elections, in recent years is an indication of a growing trend of these parties…
Role of the Congress in Implementation of a Nuclear Deal with Iran

Role of the Congress in Implementation of a Nuclear Deal with Iran

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Saeed Sadeghi Jegheh Given the role of the US legislators in many of the sanctions imposed on Iran, it is very important to be aware of the possible reactions of the US Congress towards implementation of a nuclear deal with Iran. Larry Hanover,…
Role of the Congress in Implementation of a Nuclear Deal with Iran

Saudi Arabia: Political Changes and Future Perspective

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Mohammad Reza Haghshenas Saudi Arabia is one of the key role players as well as a regional rival to Iran. Therefore, its domestic developments, including death of King Abdullah, taking office by King Salman and the process of power transition…