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.
Tag: Persian Gulf
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 – A former Middle East Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that a large part of Sudanese society is not yet ready to accept the normalization of relations with Israel. He noted: Given that this measure is unlikely to help solve Sudan’s living and economic problems, it after a while, this decision may become the source of internal disputes and conflicts in Sudan.
Strategic Council Online – Interview: The two sides of the war in Libya have ceased the conflict under the present circumstances and are calling for political talks to end the deadlock, an expert of international relations said, adding that they face lengthy and difficult negotiations.
Strategic Council Online – The illegitimate presence of the Zionists in the Persian Gulf will increase vulnerability of these forces; as the Arab nations of the region are not psychologically and culturally ready to accept the citizens of the Israeli regime and this is considered a serious challenge for Tel Aviv. There may also be underground movements in the future to strike at the interests of the Israeli regime in the Arab countries.
Hassan Hanizadeh – Expert of the Middle East
Strategic Council Online – London is now in an ambiguous position because it is both about to secede completely from the European Union and it is not clear what trend the US will adopt towards Britain after its separation.
Ali Bigdeli – Expert on European Affairs
The presence of Israeli security or military elements in the UAE will cost the Abu Dhabi government a lot of money, and while creating suspicion of any kind of security and military movement in the UAE, it will also cause many setbacks among the security and military forces of this Arab country.
Jafar Qanadbashi – Middle East expert
Online Strategic Council—interview: An expert of international relations says foreign players in the East Mediterranean region are seeking to prolong Turkey-Greece conflict in order to secure their own interests and obtain excessive concessions.
Strategic Council Online – Regional and global conditions are changing; but Riyadh is reluctant to accept the changes and still intends to traditionally hold control over Pakistan. In the meantime, the situation has changed in Pakistan and the country is gradually leaving the Western clique and entering into the Chinese circle.
Abdolreza Farajirad – Expert in Geopolitical Issues
Strategic Council Online – In recent weeks, tensions in the eastern Mediterranean have been escalated apparently as a result of a simple competition over the possession of energy resources; but beyond these tensions lie the historical wounds and geopolitical origins.
Qadir Golkarian – Professor of University of Near East, Cyprus
Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asian affairs said that what the Americans are saying in terms of achieving their goals or changing the course of peace in the Middle East is more propaganda and media feed, adding “The Arab states of the Persian Gulf have considerations and they know that this action will have serious consequences for them.”
Strategic Council Online – Arab states, especially Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt, are trying to pull Iraq from the ideological sphere to the atmosphere of Arab reaction in order to deepen the distance between Tehran and Baghdad politically and ideologically.
Hassan Hanizadeh – Middle East Affairs Expert
Strategic Council Online – A Middle East affairs analyst said that the UAE is actually playing in the space provided by the United States and Israel, adding that the UAE is suffering from the delusions of grandeur and superiority complex and by enhancing its position in the region try to become one of the main regional players, but the Emirates has serious weaknesses and reservations regarding Iran.
Strategic Council Online – The Americans hope that with the cooperation of India they will be able to implement the India-Pacific project and stop China; but China has opposed the India-Pacific project, meaning it wants to focus from the Pacific to the Indian Ocean.
Pir Mohammad Mollazehi – Asia Affairs Expert
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Strategic Council Online – The Vice President of the Washington based Middle East Institute (MEI), Gerald M. Feierstein says that growth of Chinese influence in the Persian Gulf is more a recognition of China’s growing economic and commercial power than it is a reflection of declining U.S. influence.
Strategic Council Online – In addition to the Islamic Republic of Iran, the new Iraqi government seeks to establish new relations with countries in the region and beyond, in which countries such as Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and the Persian Gulf states are given priority.
Siamak Kakai – Iraqi Affairs Expert
Strategic Council Online – COVID 19 has been stagnating the world economy for at least a decade, and instead of countries working together to counter the coronavirus, we are witnessing a series of rivalries and political work. This process has largely called into question globalization and strengthened nationalism.
Dr. Abdolreza Farajirad – Geopolitical Analyst
Strategic Council Online – A West Asian analyst stressed that the UAE has embarked on a dangerous adventure by announcing an agreement to establish relations with the Zionist regime, saying that the presence of this regime in the south coast of the Persian Gulf will cause insecurity in the region.
Strategic Council Online – A Tehran University professor, referring to some dichotomies in the foreign policy of the United Arab Emirates, said: “The UAE wants to play a role greater than the limits of its capacity and geography. It wants to connect to different axes at the same time and be present on occasionally contradictory fronts in order to legitimize its existence and status.
Strategic Council Online – At the meeting “Explicating Iran-China Relations in the New Global Conditions”, which was initiated by the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations in cooperation with the Center for Chinese Studies, the importance of Iran-China strategic relations was underlined and it was stipulated “if we choose the right Asian strategy Europe would have no choice but to cooperate with Iran.”