Category: Strategic Perspective

Analysis of Ukraine War in Terms of Geopolitical Components

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: In recent months, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its various consequences in regional and international arenas has become the main subject of analysts of politics and international relations. A war that has affected the security and stability of Eurasia, the order of international relations, food security, energy security and the like in various dimensions, and since the passage of more than three months from its beginning, there is still no clear end in sight.
Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri – University professor

Dissolution of Bennett’s Cabinet and Scenarios Ahead

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Middle East affairs, commenting on the reasons for the dissolution of Bennett’s cabinet in the Zionist regime said: The first reason is that Bennett’s government was formed in opposition to Benjamin Netanyahu.

Free Trade Agreement between Europe & India in the Light of New Geopolitical Realities

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Although various questions and hypotheses have been raised about the reason why India and the European Union returned to negotiating table on Comprehensive Trade and Investment Agreement talks after a long pause, despite the importance of economic and trade issues on the foreign policy of both sides, it seems that the most important and essential impetus for New Delhi and Brussels were new geopolitical realities for the revival of negotiations and making effort to reach the Agreement.
Hossein Sayahi, Researcher of International Affaires

Contemplating on Iraqi Foreign Minister’s Sarcastic Remarks about Iran

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The recent remarks by Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein in an interview with the Egyptian Al-Ghad TV channel about Iran should not be related to the will of the nation and the political system and government in Iraq.
Barsam Mohammadi – Expert in regional affairs

Competition in Space, Necessity of Strategic Action

Strategic Council Online – Interview: The former head of the Aerospace Research Institute, referring to the possibility of cooperation between Russia and China in the space industry and emphasizing the importance of Iran’s cooperation with them to share research, said: Given the nature of Iran-Russia relations, in a situation where the two countries are under sanctions, this is an opportunity for cooperation; as in the past, this cooperation existed, through which great successes have been achieved.

Prospect of Internal Challenges of Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on the Middle East affairs, commenting on the dissolution of the Zionist regime’s parliament, said: In the past three decades, except for the government of Benjamin Netanyahu, other governments have not been in power for more than a year and a half, the analysis of which is very important.

Consequences of Macron’s Failure of Parliamentary Election on France’s Domestic & Foreign Policy

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Having referred to the failure of Macron’s party in the parliamentary election and the necessity of a constitution of a coalition government, the former Iranian diplomat said:” at this situation, pressures have mounted on the French government and will continue. This is not an easy condition for the government and despite the challenge of generalities of foreign policy seems to be unlikely, but in domestic policy, Macron will have to give concessions.

Turkey’s Strategic Objectives in Ukraine Crisis

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: War in Ukraine showed once again that Turkey is a touch, meanwhile, an uneasy, but necessary partner for the West.
Mahmoud Faazeli, Analyst of international affairs

The return of worrying trends in nuclear proliferation

Strategic Council Online—Opinion: The latest report from the Swedish think-tank Sipri, which is active in the field of weapons surveillance worldwide, shows a worrying trend in the growth of nuclear arsenals. This is despite the fact that this trend has been declining since the Cold War.
Dr. Ali Karbalaei Hosseini—Researcher of International Law

Challenges Facing New Pakistani Government for Reducing Tensions with India

Strategic Council Online – Interview: A former Iranian diplomat saying that the Pakistani government needs to create the necessary political environment to attract foreign investment, mobilize the economy, and solve people’s livelihood problems, noted: Although the new Pakistani government is trying to take steps to improve relations with India, the current situation in India and the will of the Pakistani military is a major challenge before this policy of the government.

British Anti – Human Rights Measure in Deporting Asylum Seekers to Rwanda

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Having stated that the behavior of the British government in deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda is a blatant violation of international conventions, an expert of European affairs said:” Now, that Britain has been tested for her behavior on asylum seekers, it proved it cannot admit even such a small number of them”.

US Strategy; Non-Return of Russia-Europe Relations to before Ukraine Crisis

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Russia affairs said that the tension and hostility between Russia and Europe has reached a level that its return to the time before the war in Ukraine is practically impossible, adding: The EU adherence to the US strategic reservations against Russia, despite high economic losses of Europe and Russia, will still continue.

Prospect of Forming Government in Iraq after Withdrawal of Sadr Movement from Political Process

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Iraq affairs, stating that the current situation leads the Shiite currents to form a government, noted: Shiite groups seek to form a government with the opportunity that has been created, and increasing the number of seats will give them this opportunity, but it is not clear what policy the Sadr Movement wants to pursue outside the political process towards the formation of the government.

Challenges Facing Democrats on Biden’s Declining Popularity

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on US affairs says the Democrats are facing the challenge of unpopularity and are likely to lose seats in the mid-term congressional elections. He added: The internal situation in the United States is very chaotic for a variety of reasons, and its distorted image has negatively affected its soft power in the world.

Strategic Effects of the Recent Iraqi Parliament Anti-Zionist Bill

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: There are a couple of different readings on the recent Iraqi parliament bill about banning the normalization of relations with the Zionist regime; The first interpretation deals with it from micro scale and studies the case from executive background. The second interpretation reviews the bill from macro and strategic aspects and thus analyses its effects on Iraq’s foreign relations as well as political and military equations of the region.
Jafar Ghannad Baashi, Expert of the Middle East issues

Prospect of Legislation on Banning Normalization of Relations with Zionist Regime in Certain Arab Countries

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Under circumstances that the Zionist regime is in a difficult situation in terms of security, political, economic, social … issues which, as admitted by the leaders of that regime, has been unprecedented in the past 75 years, we are witnessing actions taken by certain important Arab states, including Iraq, for confronting the strategy of normalization of the Zionist regime’s relations with Arab and Islamic countries.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert on regional affairs

An Analysis on Revival of Turkish-UAE Relations

Strategic Council Online – Guest Opinion: After a decade of cold relations, Turkey and the UAE are on the path to reviving bilateral relations. This new trend began in 2021 with a series of high-level diplomatic meetings and contacts, culminating in Mohamed bin Zayed’s November visit to Ankara. Recently, Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Abu Dhabi to offer condolences on the death of Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The trip also saw the signing of more than 10 agreements between the two countries, including a defense industry cooperation agreement.
Seyed Hamed Hosseini – PhD student in international relations
Motivations

Saudi Arabia & the Zionist Regime; challenges & Concerns ahead

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Saudi Arabia policy versus the Zionist regime has always been impressed by domestic, regional and international elements as well as components. While the authorities of Al Saud have always tried to turn Palestinian issue as the axis of their Arabic – Islamic policy to draw a macro image of the so-called concerns of the kingdom, they have kept their connecting channels active for the development of their clandestine relations with the Zionist regime.
Kamran Karami, Researcher of Arabic Peninsula issues