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Causes, Consequences of Recent Tensions between Pyongyang and Seoul

Strategic Council Online – An analyst of Asian affairs referring to the type of acting by China and the United States in the Korean Peninsula said: “Given the reluctance of the two powers to face a serious confrontation in the current situation, it is predicted that the decision taken by North Korea to suspend military action against South Korea is in line with the interests of the major actors and therefore has no significant impact on the countries concerned.

Behind the Scenes of New Unrest in Lebanon

Strategic Council Online – An analyst on West Asian affairs said there were “obvious hands” among foreign countries as well as domestic political currents against the Lebanese government, adding that Hassan Diab’s government did not appear to be able to maintain the status quo and efforts are underway to overthrow his government and put the phase of confrontation with the Hezbollah on the agenda; So the next step will be very difficult for Lebanon.

White House Goals behind Accusing Iran, Russia, China of interfering in US Protests

Strategic Council Online – A professor of the University of Tehran noting that the claim of Iran’s intervention in the US protests could eventually end up in Tehran’s favor, said: “The White House officials want to question the legitimacy of the protests in the US by linking them to foreign countries. While doing so, they are attacking their own people and trying to put the blame on others by way of projection.

West’s Strategic Reflections on “Eastern Threat”

Strategic Council Online – “The post-corona era is a space for hostility in the areas of trade, finance, economics and administration,” a university professor said, referring to NATO Secretary-General’s warning of China’s future threat to the West. “These tensions have begun and cannot be ignored in the relations of the great powers,” he said.

Complete Collapse of JCPOA If Europe’s Wrong Policies Continue

Strategic Council Online: Dr. Kamal Kharrazi, the President of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations stressed: “Europeans should know that the result of their wrong policies will undoubtedly lead to the complete collapse of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and if so far due to their proximity to the Middle East and the direct security impacts of JCPOA’s collapse on Europe, they have supported the half-dead JCPOA in words, the perpetuation of this situation is unbearable to Iran.

Reasons for US Military Buildup in South China Sea

Strategic Council Online – Developments in recent years in the South China Sea, namely China’s efforts to increase its maritime territory by building artificial islands and claiming ownership of some islands in the sea that have caused some controversy with neighboring countries such as the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and the like has led the United States, along with its allies Australia and Britain, to increase its military presence in the South China Sea.
Reza Mirtaher – American Affairs Expert

Libya; Scene of Turkey-Egypt Proxy War

Strategic Council Online – For the Westerners, any defeat and retreat of General Haftar’s forces mean the defeat of Egypt and the Arab reactionary states, which have sought to secure Western interests in Libya on a proxy basis, and now with the big defeat of Khalifa Haftar’s forces, have left the battlefield to the rival forces supported by Turkey.
Jafar Qanadbashi – African Affairs Expert

Objectives & Reasons for Anti-Racist Protests in Europe

Strategic Council Online – Explaining the reasons for the rise of anti-racism protests in Europe, a geopolitical professor said: “Trump’s hatred of Europe has spread, and even European officials wish such a president would not come to power again. People’s sentiments over the racist treatment of blacks by the US police have been hurt, and as long as they do not make an achievement these demonstrations would naturally continue.”

Russia’s Nuclear Deterrence Strategy

Strategic Council Online – Prince Vladimir’s submarine, which joined the Russian Navy on June 12, 2020 on the occasion of the Russia Day celebrations is the fourth generation of nuclear submarines with significant capabilities. The submarine, capable of launching 20 nuclear warhead missiles at the same time, is equipped with advanced deep manoeuvring systems and the use of modern weapons. Prince Vladimir’s submarine can go 400 meters deep into the ocean to evade radars.
Dr. Shoaib Bahman – Expert on Russian Affairs

Stability Challenges in Libya Despite Haftar’s Field Setback

Strategic Council Online – Talking about the field progress of the National Unity Government and the defeats of Khalifa Haftar in Libya, a university professor said it is unlikely that peace will be achieved in Libya in the current situation. He stressed that other agreements should be reached in addition to the Skhirat peace agreement another deal must be forged taking into account the demands of the political groups because if the government of national unity fails to meet the people’s demands we may see extremist groups emerge in the country.

Prospects of US-Iraq Strategic Dialogue; US Deceptions

Strategic Council Online – In the negotiations between the United States and Iraq in recent weeks, a reduction of American forces in Iraq has been emphasized and it has been decided that the withdrawal of these forces will take place in the coming months; but because the term “reduction of forces” has been used, this can be interpretive.
Siamak Kakai – Iraqi Affairs Expert

Turkey’s Outlook about South Persian Gulf States

Strategic Council Online – Despite the continuation of some economic cooperation between Turkey and Saudi Arabia and the UAE, in the political and security spheres, serious challenges will be faced in the future in these countries.
Davoud Ahmadzadeh – Middle East Affairs Expert

Need to Resolve Misunderstandings in Iran-Afghanistan Relations

Strategic Council Online – Although some people are trying to fish in troubled waters by provoking some foreign countries as these people organized protests, albeit limited, in front of the Iranian embassy in Kabul, but there is no doubt that there are problems with the status of Afghan citizens in Iran, something that cannot be denied. Therefore, these problems must be resolved as soon as possible and their traffic to Iran must be legalized.
Pir Mohammad Molazehi – Afghanistan Affairs Expert

Al Kazemi’s Hard Way Out of Crisis in Iraq

Strategic Council Online: Following the formation of Mustafa al-Kazemi’s government Iraq today is sailing on a boat that will inevitably have to cross a large whirlpool much of whose potential is secured outside the borders. Perhaps the only force that can ensure the safety of this boat and its successful passage is the cooperation and unity of Iraqi parties and the patience of the Iraqi people to resolve the situation in their country, at the beginning of which putting government organizations and institutions in order is among the most infrastructural affairs.
Jafar Qanadbashi – Middle East Affairs Expert

US Sanctions against ICC, Violation of Human Rights

Strategic Council Online: A university professor says US President Donald Trump’s order to set sanctions against staff of the International Court of Justice at The Hague shows that the Americans know no limits in committing all sorts of crimes. He added: “In the past, the Americans were never convicted for the crimes they committed in the past, but today a major substantial shift is taking shape globally and with the growing awareness and understanding of the world people they will react to these atrocious acts and behaviors.”

Analyzing Taliban’s Interest in Power Sharing

Strategic Council Online – An analyst of Afghanistan developments says the recent Taliban positions show some flexibility in the group’s past positions. “If there is to be an agreement between the government and the Taliban in the Afghan peace process, the Taliban integration process in the society must take place with necessary expediency and wisdom and must be heeded by the government and establishment.in Afghanistan.

Root Causes of China-India Border Tension

Strategic Council Online: Apart from what is happening in China-India-Pakistan relations, changing the equation of global power, i.e. India’s proximity to the United States and that of Pakistan to China, will not be ineffective in exacerbating the China-India border crisis.
Pir Mohammad Molazehi – Expert on Subcontinent Affairs

Failure of Human Rights Claimers in Corona Test

Strategic Council Online: A professor of geopolitics says the different approaches in treating patients with corona disease showed that human rights in some countries claiming to advocate them are being forgotten in certain situations in the fight against infectious diseases or outbreak of war. He added that it must be seen what would be the position of countries and the so-called defenders of human rights in the face of these events in post-corona period.