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 – An expert on Zionist regime’s affairs said that the contract between the US and Saudi Arabia to equip F15s in Israel’s view is a violation of the agreement on the regime’s military superiority in the region, adding: Definitely, the extent of such services will decrease during the Democrats term in order to attract the attention of the Zionists.
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: An expert on American affairs believes that although there are meaningful differences between the viewpoints of Trump’s team with Biden’s team towards foreign policy, in some cases, the next US administration may continue the path of the previous administration. As an example, Biden’s United States is likely to continue its pressures on NATO members to increase their share of the NATO military spending.
Strategic Council Online: Donald Trump’s presidency has disrupted global relations and in part reflects the problematic position of the United States in international politics. By returning to multilateralism and following the policies of other US presidents prior to Trump, Joe Biden will seek to revitalize to some extent the role of the American leadership in global affairs, including the fight against the Coronavirus.
Tahmoures Gholami – Expert on American Affairs
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—Interview: The strategic approach of the United States towards the Middle East shall not undergo substantial changes during the Biden administration, an analyst of West Asia affairs said, adding that however, the tactical approach of Joe Biden would have fundamental differences with his predecessor.
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: An expert on Europe affairs believes that if the EU was to fully approach China, in the post-Trump period it would cause them harm and would lead to more transatlantic gap. To this end, Europe has taken a double-standard policy towards China.
Strategic Council Online—Opinion: Military aggression continues against Yemen while countries such as the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, France and Canada are accomplice to the crimes committed against the world’s most impoverished country of the region through the continued sale of arms and intelligence and logistical supports provided to Saudi Arabia.
Mahmoud Fazeli—Expert of European issues
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—Interview: A Shahid Beheshti University scholar says the present rivalry between China and the United States is an effort to attract more markets, adding that the economic dependence and mutual needs of the two countries would prevent a military confrontation between them.
Strategic Council Online—Opinion: It is highly likely to witness riots and protests after the upcoming US presidential elections and the probable emergence of clashes between the supporters of the candidates of Republicans and the Democratic Party; of course, it is not yet clear whether or not clashes would happen between the two groups as it really depends on the amount of gap between the votes of the two candidates.
Foad Izadi—Professor at the Faculty of the World Studies, University of Tehran
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: Killing START II would mean that Russia and the United States consider no limit whatsoever on developing nuclear weapons and there exists the possibility that the American side especially would make efforts to achieve new progress and development in the area of nuclear weapons or increase the number of American nuclear missiles and weapons.
Shoayb Bahman—Expert of Russia relations
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