Strategic Council Online – An international affairs expert, referring to the results of a Canadian institute’s poll on views of the Iranians over certain foreign policy issues, as well as nuclear talks and the need to discuss its missile capability, stressed: Iranians are aware that no country in the present world can negotiate, make concessions, or accept imposed conditions on the means and power of its defense.
Category: Science & Culture
Strategic Council Online—Editorial: In recent years, Americans have devised and enforced numerous programs and measures to expand and deepen their “software influence” in Iraq. That the US government, in the new round of “security talks” with Baghdad last summer, raised cultural and educational issues and topics related to the youth and families, and describe them as one of the key security talks with Iraq, suggests that the US administration is expanding its “soft and cultural influence” in Iraq in parallel with reducing or managing its military and hardware presence.
Hamid Khoshayand—International affairs analyst
Strategic Council Online—Opinion: Under the present global economic and political circumstances, the role of cultural and public diplomacy is very significant as a chain which links diplomatic relations. Cultural diplomacy and public diplomacy are the cornerstone and a proper ground for the advancement of foreign policy and Norooz here can play a significant role as an important global event.
Mirqasem Momeni—Managing Director of Cheshm Andaz Abrar Novin Institute
Strategic Council Online – A faculty member of the School of International Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the short, medium and long-term impacts of the Coronavirus on international politics, security, and the economy will be significant. He noted: Competition in the field of vaccines and their distribution process in manufacturing countries and their allies has been emerged, creating new economic geography that may be used in future.
Head of Scientific and Cultural Council of the SCFR: Commemoration of General Soleimani Held beyond the Expectations/Strategic capacity created by this martyrdom for the Islamic Ummah
Strategic Council Online—Interview: A member of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations says the extensive participation of people in other countries in the ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the martyrdom of General Soleimani was extraordinary and unanticipated, adding that such magnificent function demonstrated that there is serious support by Muslims for the resistance movement while Takfiri ideology is largely rejected by the Muslim community.
Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asia affairs said that a big part of the tourist travels of the Zionists to the United Arab Emirates, as well as holding Jewish festivities in Abu Dhabi, are a covering for espionage activities, adding: The Emiratis, by resorting to such measures, are trying to make the discussion over disclosure of their relations with the Zionist regime look normal at social levels.
Strategic Council Online – Although the sources of vaccine production came from people who saw their aid as a donation to save humanity, but with Western governments taking control of these resources, they have been given the tools of power to determine “who should live and who should not.”
Abed Akbari – International Affairs Analyst
Strategic Council Online – An analyst of the Zionist regime affairs called the UAE cooperation with Israel in the field of technology a threat to Iran and said: The Israelis are investing heavily in the UAE in at least a few areas, most of which are targeted and approached against Iran.
Spread of religious extremism in France, a consequence of hardship and discrimination against Muslims
Strategic Council Online—Interview: An expert of European affairs says experience has it that measures taken by the French government and other European governments in creating restrictions for Muslims have not resulted in the weakening of the faith of Muslims but have disrupted the climate of peace and reconciliation between Muslims and other citizens in Europe.
Strategic Council Online: Ecology, in its simplest sense, is the study of the relationship of the living organisms and their environment. In an ecological environment, demographic phenomena, type of nutrition, shape, size and amount, habits and behavior of animals in that environment are influential in its survival or vulnerability. In addition to the complex internal relationship, the extra systemic relationship of any ecological environment is effective in its survival. If the external systemic relations of a specific ecological environment fluctuate with other environments, its vulnerability is certain.
Strategic Council Online – As countries turn to artificial intelligence and algorithms to predict events, their foreign policies will change dramatically as they interact with each other knowing that their every move may take days, weeks or months in advance. Such alteration will transform the world of business and geopolitical relations.
Reza Majidzadeh – Development Affairs Expert
Strategic Council Online: An analyst of American affairs, noting that US public opinion does not accept Trump’s actions against social media, said: “Such actions will increase the anger against of the protesters and will cause further displeasure with Trump and his administration.”
Strategic Council Online: An analyst on the Middle East affairs believes that given the intensification of Saudi efforts to normalize relations with the Zionist regime and even the preparation of cultural contexts for this action, the Islamic world should prevent the execution of such a plan that betrays the Palestinian people.
Strategic Council Online: A faculty member of the Institute for Strategic Studies said that the conditions and requirements the corona disease has created for the immediate intervention of governments in the internal affairs of the people are to the detriment of individual and social freedoms. He added: The coronavirus may weaken or even be destroyed by vaccines, but its effects on human, community, and government relationships appear to be sustained.
Strategic Council Online: A faculty member of University of Tehran, referring to the psychological warfare that is currently being waged in foreign media, especially the affiliated and dissident Persian-language media against the Iranian people, said: “This pressure is very serious.” However, we are in the midst of a situation where economic sanctions on the one hand and the conditions of dealing with Corona, on the other hand, are putting pressure on us at the same time.
Strategic Council Online: The world has been in the throes of Corona Disease (COVID-19) since late 2019: A malicious virus, which can have many lessons for the vulnerable world. Within a short time, it crosses global boundaries and enters other spaces affected by economic entanglement and spatial functions.
Ebrahim Romina, Assistant Professor of Political Geography and Geopolitics, Tarbiat Modares University
Strategic Council Online: A university professor in international laws and international relations criticized the United States for obstructing the quick and easy supply of Iran’s medical needs to combat Coronavirus. He said: “We do not call this sanctions but economic terrorism and the result is the slaughter of human beings that started by the Trump regime nearly two years ago.”
Strategic Council Online: Adviser to head of Saadi Foundation regarded Iranophobia as the biggest blow to the spread of Persian language in the world, saying: Language serves as a bridge between cultures and perhaps it can be said that it is one of the most important tools of public diplomacy.
Strategic Council Online: Director General of Scientific and Academic Cooperation of the Organization for Islamic Culture and Communications, says the spread of the Persian language and literature in the world is one of the country’s most important cultural strategies in the international arena. “The countries that are hindering Iran’s influence politically are adopting the same policy towards the development of Persian in their own country and want people to pay less attention to the language.”
Strategic Council Online: The Trump administration is trying to resurrect the US Space Command and keep up in space the competition it has with Russia and China on the ground.
Shoaib Bahman – Expert on International Affairs