New Russian Military Strategy: Backgrounds and Implications

Ghasem Osouli Since the onset of the Ukraine crisis, Russian ties with the West have been deteriorated. Therefore, both sides are attempting to modify the other’s position. For example, by boosting economic relationship with other countries,…

Military Events and the Regional Strategic Developments

Dr. Mohsen Moradian  Last month, a lot of military events took place in the Iranian peripheral environment which, beside other phenomena could affect the country’s national security in the long term.  Arming the Iraqi Sunni…

British Military Return to the Persian Gulf: Goals and Implications

Dr. Mahmoud Yazdanfam Recently the UK and Bahrain reached an agreement on establishing a marine base in the latter. Now after 45 years, the British forces are returning to the Persian Gulf and they are supposed to stay permanently in the…