Tag: Persian Gulf

The Persian Gulf Needs New Regional Arrangements

Strategic Council Online: The President of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations in his speech at the 10th world Peace Forum said that: the countries of the Persian Gulf region are mature enough to overcome their differences, complement each other, and turn their historical rivalries into cooperation by setting up a regional security mechanism.

Behind the Scene of Turkey’s Withdrawal from Khashoggi’s Murder File

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Director of Turkology Group of Contemporary Islam Encyclopedia, commented on the Ankara’s decision to withdraw Jamal Khashoggi’ file and said:” Turkey does not basically, engage itself in long term disputes and normally follows its opportunistic interests from short term disputes and drops the issue as well as tension.

France’s Aims in Attempting to Strengthen Military Presence in UAE

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Iran’s former ambassador to France, saying that under the current situation, Paris which has very important economic, cultural, military and arms-related interests in the West Asian region, intends to increase its presence and influence in the said region, adding: this country, because of the position and the situation that may arise after the US withdrawal from the region, has seized the opportunity and boosted its presence in the region.

Biden’s US Targets of New Intervention in the Region

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on US affairs, commenting on the US President Joe Biden’s recent claims that one of the reasons for the US military presence outside the borders, including deployment of US troops in the Persian Gulf region such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Syria, is Iran’s regional activities, said: Although there are talks over a change in Washington’s approach in the Middle East region in line with implementation of Biden’s stated policies in that region, in general, it seems that the main foundations of the US foreign policy in the region have not changed much, rather the process of implementation of its policies has been subject to changes.

Analysis of Iran’s Strategic Authority in Peripheral Waters

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst on West Asia affairs says Iran will in no way detract from its national interests and security and stability in its peripheral waters. ”From the beginning of the victory of the revolution Iran’s principled and strategic policy in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman has been based on creating stability and maintaining sustainable security with the cooperation of the Persian Gulf countries and non-interference of foreign forces.

Importance of Strategic Deterrence of Iran’s Maritime Authority

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Operations of the IRGC navy, which was a “decisive demonstration” of naval strategic deterrence, had a clear message that the Islamic Republic of Iran is authoritatively defending its national interests in territorial and peripheral waters and would not allow the presence of any destructive element, especially the Zionists, in this region.
Barsam Mohammadi – expert of international affairs

Interview with deputy of Iran Cyber Defense Command (1) Increased Risk of Cyber Threats in Strategic Competition of States

Strategic Council Online – The deputy of Iran Cyber Defense Command, stating that technological progress, in addition to having different advantages, also creates new problems, said: The United States, the Zionist regime, and their regional allies are working to increase their operational access to our infrastructures by taking advantage of the advancement in cyberspace-related technologies.

Saudis Escape Forward by Raising Unacceptable Proposal of Attending JCPOA Talks

Strategic Council Online – Riyadh and Manama concerned about easing tensions between Iran and the United States and even with Europe and changing their supportive approach to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, have called for participation in renewed talks on Iran or at least their interests be taken into account, an expert on the Middle East affairs said.

Iran’s Approach on Karabakh Peace Agreement

Strategic Council Online – The former Iranian ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan said: At the present juncture, the Islamic Republic should seek lasting peace over the Karabakh issue and the differences between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia, and ‘no war no peace” is not in the interest of any country in the region.

Ecological Outlook and Intra-Regional Interaction in the Persian Gulf

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.

UK, France Abuse to Replace US in Persian Gulf

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.

Pakistan’s Efforts to Establish Balance in Relations with Important Countries

Strategic Council Online – A university professor, referring to the cold relations between Pakistan and Arab countries in the Persian Gulf, said: Imran Khan’s government is trying to develop its relations with countries in the region and play an active role in de-escalating some of the tensions, but politicians of that country should be capable of balancing their relations with important countries.

Obstacles and Opportunities of Iran-China Economic Cooperation

The Chinese are awaiting the announcement of the outcome of the US elections; if Joe Biden is elected it will probably return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and a final agreement will be reached among the 5+1 member states, under which it will become smoother and easier for the Chinese.
Abdolreza Farajirad – Expert on Geopolitical Affairs

Vulnerability of Interests of Zionist Regime and Host Countries in Persian Gulf

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

Disclosure of Zionist Regime’s Relations with UAE, Bahrain Aimed at implementing ‘Deal of the Century’

Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asian affairs said the US and the Zionist regime have a set of personal and short-term goals in exerting pressure on countries on the southern shores of the Persian Gulf to normalize relations with that regime while seeking to consolidate their presence in the middle term and changing different equations and invasions with various economic and military mechanisms in the long run.

Behind the Scenes of Iraq-Jordan-Egypt Trilateral Meeting

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

Turkey’s Outlook about South Persian Gulf States

Strategic Council Online – Despite the continuation of some economic cooperation between Turkey and Saudi Arabia and the UAE, in the political and security spheres, serious challenges will be faced in the future in these countries.
Davoud Ahmadzadeh – Middle East Affairs Expert

Impact of November Election on US-Iranian Relations

Strategic Council Online: Given the economic and social implications of the coronavirus in the United States, maybe it would be more attractive if Trump was defeated by his Democratic rival, Joe Biden. However, even if this would be the case given the US governing structure in practice, it is unlikely for Biden to be able to make effective changes in the US strategy towards the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Saeed Shokouhi – Faculty Member of Allameh Tabatabai University

Persian Gulf National Day; Manifestation of Iranian Solidarity & Identity

Strategic Council Online: An expert on Middle East affairs said that the beginning of the distortion of the name of the Persian Gulf is associated with the phenomenon of colonialism. “Certain Persian Gulf states and some other Arab countries in the region are still trying to change the name of the Persian Gulf by bribing some Arab and international media, but using a fake name will never overshadow the historical facts.

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