Tag: Trump

Reasons & Consequences of Withdrawal of US Defense Systems from Saudi Arabia

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst of Saudi affairs, explaining the reasons and consequences of the withdrawal of US defense systems from Saudi Arabia, said: Realizing the formal end of US support for its regional policies, especially under the Trump administration, Saudi Arabia has concluded that it will have to pay heavier costs if it continues its adventurous policies.

Factors Effective in US Defeat, Rapid Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Strategic Council Online – Note: After Vietnam, the hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan is the second US “fatal defeat” experience in a foreign war in the post-World War II era that has dealt a heavy blow on the US international standing.
Hamid Khoshayand – analyst of international affairs

Designing September 11 Tragedy; Paving the Ground for demonstrating the US Military Muscle throughout the World

Strategic Council Online- Interview: An expert on the Middle East affairs having referred to the 20th anniversary of September 11attacks said:” September 11 was an event that took place at the beginning of the third millennium and 10 years after the cold war ended; a suspicious event that many considered it as the result of clandestine and top secret measures taken by neo-cons during George W. Bush (2001-2009) in the U.S. The group was in the Department of Defense and managed to implement the most extreme rightist policies at the time in order to pave the ground for stabilizing of the leadership role of the U.S. throughout the world”.

Failure of US Global Security Strategy

Strategic Council Online – Interview: A professor of the University of Tehran commenting about challenges of the US political-military strategy in the world said: After the Vietnam War, the US put a strategy on the agenda based on which it decided to arm its allies to ensure its security; but Washington’s decision to withdraw its troops from Iraq and Afghanistan seems to be a sign of the failure of that strategy.

Managed Challenges in Washington-Beijing relations

Strategic Council Online—Note: China and the United States are trying to reduce the probable damage in their economy through appropriate measures in order to prevent their tension exceeding the conventional limit.
Ali Khansari—International issues analyst

Perspective of New Start Treaty

Strategic Council Online- Interview
“Had the Start Treaty which was about to expire in 2021, not been extended, could practically entangle the US, Russia and the whole world with a serious crisis in the field of disarmament of nuclear arms”, an expert of Russia said about an agreement of extension of Treaty on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms between Russian Federation and the United States of America called as “New Start Treaty”.

Biden’s Different Tactics towards Syria

Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asia affairs, regarding the Biden administration’s view on the Syrian issue said: With the transfer of power from Republicans to Democrats, many analysts in the West Asian region have expressed optimism that the Syrian issue will be resolved through multilateral talks with actors involved in the crisis. In explaining the reasons for that, they have pointed to factors such as lack of priority of Syria for the United States, Biden’s announced policies focusing on East Asia and strategic competition with China and Russia, and the financial and military cost of the West Asian crisis for the United States.

Mutual Sanction of the US & China; Conceivable Scenarios

Strategic Council Online: China has recently boycotted as many as 70 organs and citizens of the United States, among them Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce of Donald Trump administration is seen. This is a reaction to the similar measure taken by the US to boycott seven Chinese authorities. The action-reaction measure is considered as the continuation of the trade war launched during the Trump administration. Now, the question is: What are the leverages and capabilities of the two countries? How this confrontation will proceed?
Reza Majidzade, Researcher, development political economics

Strategic Goals to Strengthen NATO Presence in Iraq

Strategic Council Online – An analyst of Iraq affairs called the presence of NATO forces in Iraq contrary to the principle of sovereignty and a factor in increasing internal disputes in that country and said: Iraqi groups, the Iraqi parliament, and the government of Mr. Al-Kazemi should note that there is no difference between the NATO and the United States and, while considering strategic implications of that presence, they must confront NATO forces with a more prudent policy.

Objectives, Consequences of Establishing Zionist Regime Embassy in UAE

Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asia affairs said that the Zionist regime has been pursuing military and security goals in the Persian Gulf since the day it normalized relations with the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan, adding: The regime wants to be part of the region but public opinion in the region opposes it and does not accept it.

Last Ditch Effort of Zionist Regime against JCPOA Revival

Strategic Council Online- Once again and coincided with the Vienna talks in which parties are approaching an agreement on Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action widely known as JCPOA revival, authorities of the Zionist regime have started to raise impediments on its way and make JCPOA revival difficult or impossible.
Hassan Haani-Zadeh, Middle-East Analyst

Meeting of New Coalition against ISIS; from Claim to Reality

Strategic Council Online – A meeting of the foreign ministers of member countries of the anti-ISIS coalition was held in Rome under the joint chairmanship of Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio and his American counterpart Antony Blinken.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Analyst of international affairs

US Favors Civil War in Afghanistan

Strategic Council Online – An analyst of Afghanistan affairs, explaining the US aims for maintaining presence in Afghanistan as well as negotiating with the Taliban, emphasized: Unfortunately, the current situation in Afghanistan has reached a point where it seems that the country will enter into a new cycle of internal conflict, and this situation is favorable for the United States.

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

Strengthening Eastward Look in Future Government of Armenia

Strategic Council Online – Holding early parliamentary elections in Armenia on June 20 and victory of the “Civil Contract” Party led by “Nikol Pashinyan” with 53.92% of the votes can be studied in several ways.
Mehdi Khorsand – Expert on China and Eurasia affairs

Failure of the US maximum pressure campaign in Venezuela

Strategic Council Online—Editorial: The failure of the efforts of Juan Guaido, the self-declared president of Venezuela who had called the people of his country to rise against the elected government of Venezuela, was the fruit of the resistance of the people and Nicolas Maduro, the country’s legal president against the Western pressures especially the United States.
Mirqasem Momeni—Director of Abrar Novin Cheshmandaz International Studies Institute

Dimensions of US-China Strategic Rivalry, Its Prospects

Strategic Council Online – Iran’s former ambassador to China, stating that the United States is in a long-term systemic rivalry with China and a new political geography is being formed, said: China has the power to deprive the United States in building a coalition and the dispute within the G7 summit in Britain shows that trade with China could be more important to Germany, France, Italy, and even Britain than relations with the United States itself.
Hossein Malaek – former Iranian ambassador to Beijing and analyst of international affairs