Strategic Council Online-Interview: The recent tour by the outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of Europe and occupied Palestine aimed at creating obstacles for the Biden administration’s foreign policy in the region, says an expert of European affairs.
Strategic Council Online – One of the most important questions that have come to the attention of political circles and domestic media in recent weeks is the way the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Acton (JCPOA) will be treated by the new US administration and that what would be the fate of the JCPOA in the Biden administration?
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert on International Affairs
Online Strategic Council—Interview: An expert of Middle Eastern affairs says the recent visits by the US Foreign Secretary Mike Pompeo to the occupied Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are merely aiming to create a united Arab front against the Islamic Republic of Iran and the resistance front in the Middle East.
Strategic Council Online – An expert on international affairs believes that containment of China and reshuffle of US strategy in the Middle East are Biden’s top priorities. Although prior to the return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) there are other issues among Biden’s priorities, however, there is the possibility that he would return to the JCPOA sooner than the expected time.
Strategic Council Online: Riyadh, being concerned about the weakening of its strategic relations with the United States under Biden’s presidency, is attempting to continue to portray Iran as an unstabilazer element and a threat to the security in the region by offering free concessions to the West, especially the US, by selling oil and consequently, large-scale military purchase in order to ensure the preservation of Riyadh’s strategic relations with Washington.
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—Interview: Former deputy minister of foreign affairs says the ministry should have tools to advance all-out relations with its neighbours however unfortunately such tools are not available to the foreign ministry, adding that the neighbourliness policy requires serious will and determination.
Strategic Council Online: Sarwar Danesh, Second Vice-President of Afghanistan, has called on the next US administration to reconsider the process of negotiations with the Taliban group. Danesh also criticized escalation of violence and the Taliban’s lack of cooperation in the peace process, saying that most Taliban members who have been released from prisons in Afghanistan had returned to the battlefields contrary to their commitment. Now the question is whether with the victory of Joe Biden in the US elections the policies of that country towards Afghanistan will change?
Strategic Council Online: An expert on strategic affairs believes that the future US President, Joe Biden, intends to reverse Trump’s unilateral approach, especially in Washington’s attitude towards international institutions.
Strategic Council Online: An Iranian diplomat said that with regard to the attempts of Britain and France to boost their possible presence in the Persian Gulf and the consequences of the disclosure of the relations of Bahrain and the UAE with the Zionist regime, the necessity for Iran to pay attention to the strengthening of relations with its neighbours becomes more important. Perhaps Trump’s defeat would be an opportunity for Iran to quickly improve its relations with its neighbours while paying attention to the regional developments.
Strategic Council Online: Former Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan, outlining Russia’s agreement plan for a ceasefire between Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, said: This agreement has not dealt with resolving the Karabakh conflict and Iran’s mediation efforts to resolve the conflict and full liberation of Karabakh should be continued.
Strategic Council Online: Continuation of the military conflict between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia, which started on September 27, 2020 due to the military movements of the Republic of Azerbaijan to retake its territories, can be discussed from various points of view.
Dr. Shoaib Bahman – Expert on Russia Affairs
Strategic Council Online—Interview: An expert of West Asia issues says the Zionist regime and the United States are trying to create more opportunities for themselves to strengthen ties between countries such as the Azerbaijan Republic and the United Arab Emirates with Tel Aviv through heightening fear from Iran.
Strategic Council Online: The “maximum pressure” that results in depriving the Iranian people of getting access to certain medicines and vital necessities or the assassination of the late Commander of Quds Force in clear violation of the UN Charter is just part of the crimes Donald Trump committed against Iran during his presidency. With the transition of power in the United States the best opportunity has been provided in order to make it up for the harms done and amend the wrong policies implemented by the US administration.
Dr. Ali Karbalaei Hosseini – Researcher of International Law
Strategic Council Online: An expert on regional issues said that some currents in Iraq, due to pan-Arabism approaches, have shown great interest in the Saudi plan to rebuild Iraqi agriculture, but this could lead to the gradual collapse of Iraq.
Strategic Council Online: A university professor, stating that Saudi Arabia claims to have achieved concessions for the Palestinians, concessions that may never be realized in practice, said: Normalization of relations between Arab regimes and the Zionist regime will certainly not lead to lasting peace. Because, Palestine has simply turned into a scoring ground for other players and their issue has been ignored.
Strategic Council Online—Opinion: During the tenure of Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev, the new President of Uzbekistan, changes have partly taken place in relations between Uzbekistan and other countries including Iran.
Hassan Beheshtipoor—Expert of Asia affairs
Strategic Council Online: A political science professor in University of South Alabama believes that if Joe Biden wins the US Presidential election on November 3, it would come with symbolic changes in Washington policy toward Iran not substantive policy changes.
Strategic Council Online—Opinion: The fifty-ninth presidential elections of the United States of American will be held on 03 November 2020 with the main competition being between two old candidates from the two main political parties of the United States. The candidate of the Democratic Party has nearly five decades of experience while the Republican candidate has only four years of political experience. They are now entering the last week of the tense campaign to enter the White House. Any political and geopolitical action of the United States is a phenomenon which has its own special repercussions for the entire world and countries.
Ebrahim Roomina—Member of the academic staff of Tarbiyat Modarres University
Strategic Council Online: To the same extent that confrontation between the US and China intensifies, the governments of East and South Asia will more clearly define the borders between themselves and China. Therefore, the US call on India to reduce the volume of trade with China should be sought within the framework of the Indo-Pacific strategy, which the two countries have already agreed over the need for its existence and its implementation.
Tahmoures Gholami – Expert on American Affairs