Category: Science & Culture

Vaccine Diplomacy & Decadence of Democracy

Strategic Council Online- Corona pandemic, its consequences and impacts have caused revival, redefinition and even change in debates and discussable concepts of different sciences such as experimental, medical and humanities.
Aabed Akbari, Expert, International Affairs

Global Competition Vaccine

Strategic Council Online- Limited manufacturing, high demand, and unfair distribution of Corona vaccination have caused intensification of global competition for Corona vaccine.
Reza Majid-Zadeh, Researcher, Development political economics

Reasons for Group 7 Opposition to Vaccination Funding for Poor States

Strategic Council Online – An expert on international affairs, commenting on the indifference of the G7 leaders to the global calls for allocating billions of pounds to end the shortage of Corona vaccine in poor countries said: The recent G7 meetings to decide whether to help the world’s poor countries fight with the Coronavirus have remained a mere political and media maneuver.

Sinopharm vaccine approval by the WHO; a step for breaking the monopoly of the West

Strategic Council Online—Interview: A university professor, while referring to the monopoly and profiteering aspects of some Western companies and countries especially the Europeans particularly in the production and distribution of the Covid-19 vaccines and related discriminations, said multinational pharmaceutical companies are seeking to preserve the current monopoly in manufacturing the Covid-19 vaccine however with the continuation of pressures by developing states against the intellectual property law, they may be able to produce their own national vaccines.

Discrimination and Violation of Human Rights and Secularism in France

Strategic Council Online – Simultaneously with further prevalence of anti-Islamism and Islamophobia in Europe, the French Senate is pursuing ratification of a ban on Muslim girls under the age of 18 to force them not to wear the hijab or headscarf.
Dr. Ali Karbalaei Hosseini – researcher on international law

Messages of a Poll/ Analysis of Iranians Opposition to Missile Negotiations

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.

US strategy to enhance its “soft influence” in Iraq

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

The role of Norooz civilizational domain in advancing foreign policy

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

Return of Global Competitions in the light of Coronavirus Pandemic

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.

New UAE Betrayal of Palestinian Cause under Cultural Disguise

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.

Corona Vaccine & World Powers Monopolistic & Discriminatory Strategy

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

Ecological Outlook and Intra-Regional Interaction in the Persian Gulf

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.

Application of Artificial Intelligence in Foreign Policy

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

Trump’s Instrumental View of Social Media

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.”

Reactions of Muslim Nations Prevent Establishment of Saudi-Israeli Ties

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.

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