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Implicit Decree “Preventing Attack on Rafah” – ICJ Decision in South Africa vs. Israel Lawsuit

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: On February 12, the South African government once again appealed to The International Court of Justice (ICJ) to demand the indication of new measures in light of statements made by the Israeli prime minister’s office on the necessity of a military incursion into the Rafah region in the Gaza Strip and in light of subsequent operations conducted thereafter.

How to Make the Most of the Provisional Order of the International Court of Justice

Strategic Council Online – Note: The recent provisional order indicated by the International Court of Justice on the “Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) – if used astutely – could constitute a “turning point” in the struggle of civil advocates and governments committed to the Palestinian cause. Before this decision, two other significant legal instruments had been produced at the highest levels of the United Nations concerning Israel, but unfortunately – despite their remarkable potential – neither was adequately exploited by pro-Palestine governments – including the “Palestinian Authority” – due to lassitude in some instances, unwarranted prudence in others, or even the fear that engaging the Israeli regime in any manner on a formal stage could wrongly be construed as its “recognition.”
Reza Nasri – International Jurist

Predictable Scenarios in US Elections and Iran’s Approach

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: While the Gaza crisis and Israel’s inhuman behavior in dealing with the people of the Strip cast a shadow over all international issues and has become the biggest challenge facing the world community, the type and nature of America’s relationship with the Israeli regime and the impact of its actions on the global level and in different regions have also made the upcoming US elections a key and important issue in 2024.
Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri – university professor

An Analysis of Recent Saudi Statement about Normalization of Relations with the Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Middle East affairs says Saudi Arabia’s recent statement stands for two issues, which indicates Riyadh’s compliance with US policies. The first issue is that Saudi Arabia has supported the two-state plan with Washington’s backing. In contrast, the Palestinians and Resistance Axis countries have strong reservations about the two-state scheme.

France and the European Union seek to challenge Russia’s role in the South Caucasus

Strategic Council Online—Interview: The former ambassador of Iran to the Republic of Azerbaijan said that the positions of the European Union’s foreign policy in support of Armenia and opposition to the Republic of Azerbaijan are in the context of challenging Russia’s role in the developments in the South Caucasus and also in the continuation of Europe’s conflict with Russia over Ukraine.

Changing the Political Scene of the Ukraine War

Strategic Council Online: An expert on European issues said: The war of attrition in Ukraine has caused Russia and the supporters of Ukraine to sharpen their tone towards each other in the political arena. to show that they are still determined to advance their goals in the war.

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France’s miscalculation to confront the resistance force in Gaza

France’s miscalculation to confront the resistance force in Gaza

Strategic Council Online—Interview: A former Iranian diplomat considered the French plan to create an international coalition to fight Hamas as a delusional, imaginary, and unrealistic plan, adding that this plan would increase the military presence of extra-regional forces in the Eastern Mediterranean, intensify military conflicts in the region, expand the war and internationalize it. This situation aggravates instability in the region, and of course, this is the same situation that Western countries benefit from and pursue their interests in.

Analysis of Continuation of Talks Between Turkey-Greece Without  Preconditions

Analysis of Continuation of Talks Between Turkey-Greece Without Preconditions

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The recent meeting of foreign ministers of Turkey and Greece in Ankara was held in a friendly atmosphere under the influence of Greece’s aid to Turkey following the two deadly earthquakes in Turkey and then Turkey’s condolences to Greece for the deadly train accident earlier this year. This meeting was held after the meeting of Turkish President Erdogan and Greek Conservative Prime Minister Mitsotakis on the sidelines of the NATO meeting in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, in July. In recent negotiations, the foreign ministers of the two countries discussed old disputes such as the Cyprus issue, the stalled process of Turkey’s membership in the European Union and illegal immigration, the framework for strengthening economic and commercial cooperation, and the development of cooperation in fields such as transportation, maritime cooperation, trade, and technology, environment protection and fighting against natural disasters.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Prospects of Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Quadrilateral Meeting

Prospects of Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Quadrilateral Meeting

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced during the recent visit of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Egypt that his country is considering a quadrilateral meeting in Cairo between the heads of Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus to discuss the tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean and bring together views regarding the demarcation of maritime borders and the possibility of Turkey joining the East Mediterranean Gas Forum.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Formation of New Era in Turkey-Greece Relations?

Formation of New Era in Turkey-Greece Relations?

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The president of Turkey and the prime minister of Greece will meet on the sidelines of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit, July 11-12, in Vilnius, Lithuania. The public opinion of the two countries expects the meeting to be held after the elections in the two countries to be a new step towards de-escalation between the two neighboring countries.
Mahmoud Fazeli- International affairs analyst

An analysis of the degree of the stability of tension-free relations between Türkiye and Greece

An analysis of the degree of the stability of tension-free relations between Türkiye and Greece

Strategic Council Online-Opinion: Although President Erdogan has tried to make a new start in the country and the international and regional relations of Turkey in recent months, it seems that the relative peace in the bilateral relations with Greece is not sustainable and the differences will once again return to the political scene.
Mahmoud Fazeli—Analyst of international issues

Greece-US Arms Cooperation, Strengthening National Unity on Threshold of Elections in Turkey

Greece-US Arms Cooperation, Strengthening National Unity on Threshold of Elections in Turkey

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: During Anthony Blinken’s two-day trip to Greece, defense and security issues were major part of his talks with Greek officials. The Greek side expressed interest in purchasing fifth generation of F-35 fighter jets, and the US Secretary of State, while expressing satisfaction with the decision of the Athens government, announced support of the US administration. It is expected that the official response of the United States to Greece’s request for the purchase of 20+20 F-35 fighter planes will be announced in early April.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Origins of New Round of Military Tensions between Turkey & Greece

Origins of New Round of Military Tensions between Turkey & Greece

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Despite the agreement made between Prime Minister the Hellenic Republic and Turkish President in their last meeting in Istanbul to reduce tension in Aegean Sea, Turkish Air Force fighters have recently violated extensively the air space of Greece and flew over residential and non-residential islands of the country. For example, during a day Turkish fighters had 126 cases of violating Athens’ Flight Information Region (FIR) and 41 cases of flight over 12 residential and non-residential islands of Greece.
Mahmoud Faazeli, Analyst of international issues

Turkey’s NATO Strategy

Turkey’s NATO Strategy

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Turkey has been a member of NATO for 70 years and, like the Cold War time, it is an active member of the organization. At a time when on the one hand there is talk about NATO 2030 and, on the other hand, we are witnessing comprehensive security tests; Turkey claims that it has played its part in defense and security fields, and that it will continue to make significant contributions to NATO’s transformation process and to its efforts to maintain security and stability, in particular to combat all forms of terrorism that pose a threat not only to Turkey but to the entire Euro-Atlantic geography.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

New Era of Turkey’s Middle East Policy

New Era of Turkey’s Middle East Policy

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Turkey affairs referring to the Saudi Arabia and Turkey relations that are moving closer after years of coldness and the fact that Ankara seeks to reduce its foreign policy concerns to zero and get out of its economic challenges said: A new era in Turkey’s Middle East policy has begun after a decade of tension and conflict. In the meantime, the nature and level of the return of Riyadh-Ankara relations to the former deep economic and political cooperation is very important for Erdogan.

Consequences of Strategic Greek-US Military Cooperation for Turkey

Consequences of Strategic Greek-US Military Cooperation for Turkey

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The joint visit of the Greek minister of defense and the US ambassador to Greece to the Greek port of Alexandroupolis, where Atlantic Resolve 2021 operation is underway to transfer US troops to Eastern Europe, shows that this port has been turned to one of the focal points of Greek-US bilateral cooperation in defense sector.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Analyst of international area

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Implicit Decree “Preventing Attack on Rafah” – ICJ Decision in South Africa vs. Israel Lawsuit

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: On February 12, the South African government once again appealed to The International Court of Justice (ICJ) to demand the indication of new measures in light of statements made by the Israeli prime minister’s office on the necessity of a military incursion into the Rafah region in the Gaza Strip and in light of subsequent operations conducted thereafter.

How to Make the Most of the Provisional Order of the International Court of Justice

Strategic Council Online – Note: The recent provisional order indicated by the International Court of Justice on the “Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) – if used astutely – could constitute a “turning point” in the struggle of civil advocates and governments committed to the Palestinian cause. Before this decision, two other significant legal instruments had been produced at the highest levels of the United Nations concerning Israel, but unfortunately – despite their remarkable potential – neither was adequately exploited by pro-Palestine governments – including the “Palestinian Authority” – due to lassitude in some instances, unwarranted prudence in others, or even the fear that engaging the Israeli regime in any manner on a formal stage could wrongly be construed as its “recognition.”
Reza Nasri – International Jurist

Predictable Scenarios in US Elections and Iran’s Approach

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: While the Gaza crisis and Israel’s inhuman behavior in dealing with the people of the Strip cast a shadow over all international issues and has become the biggest challenge facing the world community, the type and nature of America’s relationship with the Israeli regime and the impact of its actions on the global level and in different regions have also made the upcoming US elections a key and important issue in 2024.
Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri – university professor

An Analysis of Recent Saudi Statement about Normalization of Relations with the Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Middle East affairs says Saudi Arabia’s recent statement stands for two issues, which indicates Riyadh’s compliance with US policies. The first issue is that Saudi Arabia has supported the two-state plan with Washington’s backing. In contrast, the Palestinians and Resistance Axis countries have strong reservations about the two-state scheme.

France and the European Union seek to challenge Russia’s role in the South Caucasus

Strategic Council Online—Interview: The former ambassador of Iran to the Republic of Azerbaijan said that the positions of the European Union’s foreign policy in support of Armenia and opposition to the Republic of Azerbaijan are in the context of challenging Russia’s role in the developments in the South Caucasus and also in the continuation of Europe’s conflict with Russia over Ukraine.

Changing the Political Scene of the Ukraine War

Strategic Council Online: An expert on European issues said: The war of attrition in Ukraine has caused Russia and the supporters of Ukraine to sharpen their tone towards each other in the political arena. to show that they are still determined to advance their goals in the war.

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East Mediterranean

France’s miscalculation to confront the resistance force in Gaza

France’s miscalculation to confront the resistance force in Gaza

Strategic Council Online—Interview: A former Iranian diplomat considered the French plan to create an international coalition to fight Hamas as a delusional, imaginary, and unrealistic plan, adding that this plan would increase the military presence of extra-regional forces in the Eastern Mediterranean, intensify military conflicts in the region, expand the war and internationalize it. This situation aggravates instability in the region, and of course, this is the same situation that Western countries benefit from and pursue their interests in.

Analysis of Continuation of Talks Between Turkey-Greece Without  Preconditions

Analysis of Continuation of Talks Between Turkey-Greece Without Preconditions

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The recent meeting of foreign ministers of Turkey and Greece in Ankara was held in a friendly atmosphere under the influence of Greece’s aid to Turkey following the two deadly earthquakes in Turkey and then Turkey’s condolences to Greece for the deadly train accident earlier this year. This meeting was held after the meeting of Turkish President Erdogan and Greek Conservative Prime Minister Mitsotakis on the sidelines of the NATO meeting in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, in July. In recent negotiations, the foreign ministers of the two countries discussed old disputes such as the Cyprus issue, the stalled process of Turkey’s membership in the European Union and illegal immigration, the framework for strengthening economic and commercial cooperation, and the development of cooperation in fields such as transportation, maritime cooperation, trade, and technology, environment protection and fighting against natural disasters.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Prospects of Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Quadrilateral Meeting

Prospects of Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Quadrilateral Meeting

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced during the recent visit of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Egypt that his country is considering a quadrilateral meeting in Cairo between the heads of Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus to discuss the tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean and bring together views regarding the demarcation of maritime borders and the possibility of Turkey joining the East Mediterranean Gas Forum.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Formation of New Era in Turkey-Greece Relations?

Formation of New Era in Turkey-Greece Relations?

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The president of Turkey and the prime minister of Greece will meet on the sidelines of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit, July 11-12, in Vilnius, Lithuania. The public opinion of the two countries expects the meeting to be held after the elections in the two countries to be a new step towards de-escalation between the two neighboring countries.
Mahmoud Fazeli- International affairs analyst

An analysis of the degree of the stability of tension-free relations between Türkiye and Greece

An analysis of the degree of the stability of tension-free relations between Türkiye and Greece

Strategic Council Online-Opinion: Although President Erdogan has tried to make a new start in the country and the international and regional relations of Turkey in recent months, it seems that the relative peace in the bilateral relations with Greece is not sustainable and the differences will once again return to the political scene.
Mahmoud Fazeli—Analyst of international issues

Greece-US Arms Cooperation, Strengthening National Unity on Threshold of Elections in Turkey

Greece-US Arms Cooperation, Strengthening National Unity on Threshold of Elections in Turkey

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: During Anthony Blinken’s two-day trip to Greece, defense and security issues were major part of his talks with Greek officials. The Greek side expressed interest in purchasing fifth generation of F-35 fighter jets, and the US Secretary of State, while expressing satisfaction with the decision of the Athens government, announced support of the US administration. It is expected that the official response of the United States to Greece’s request for the purchase of 20+20 F-35 fighter planes will be announced in early April.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Origins of New Round of Military Tensions between Turkey & Greece

Origins of New Round of Military Tensions between Turkey & Greece

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Despite the agreement made between Prime Minister the Hellenic Republic and Turkish President in their last meeting in Istanbul to reduce tension in Aegean Sea, Turkish Air Force fighters have recently violated extensively the air space of Greece and flew over residential and non-residential islands of the country. For example, during a day Turkish fighters had 126 cases of violating Athens’ Flight Information Region (FIR) and 41 cases of flight over 12 residential and non-residential islands of Greece.
Mahmoud Faazeli, Analyst of international issues

Turkey’s NATO Strategy

Turkey’s NATO Strategy

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Turkey has been a member of NATO for 70 years and, like the Cold War time, it is an active member of the organization. At a time when on the one hand there is talk about NATO 2030 and, on the other hand, we are witnessing comprehensive security tests; Turkey claims that it has played its part in defense and security fields, and that it will continue to make significant contributions to NATO’s transformation process and to its efforts to maintain security and stability, in particular to combat all forms of terrorism that pose a threat not only to Turkey but to the entire Euro-Atlantic geography.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

New Era of Turkey’s Middle East Policy

New Era of Turkey’s Middle East Policy

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Turkey affairs referring to the Saudi Arabia and Turkey relations that are moving closer after years of coldness and the fact that Ankara seeks to reduce its foreign policy concerns to zero and get out of its economic challenges said: A new era in Turkey’s Middle East policy has begun after a decade of tension and conflict. In the meantime, the nature and level of the return of Riyadh-Ankara relations to the former deep economic and political cooperation is very important for Erdogan.

Consequences of Strategic Greek-US Military Cooperation for Turkey

Consequences of Strategic Greek-US Military Cooperation for Turkey

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The joint visit of the Greek minister of defense and the US ambassador to Greece to the Greek port of Alexandroupolis, where Atlantic Resolve 2021 operation is underway to transfer US troops to Eastern Europe, shows that this port has been turned to one of the focal points of Greek-US bilateral cooperation in defense sector.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Analyst of international area

East Mediterranean

France’s miscalculation to confront the resistance force in Gaza

France’s miscalculation to confront the resistance force in Gaza

Strategic Council Online—Interview: A former Iranian diplomat considered the French plan to create an international coalition to fight Hamas as a delusional, imaginary, and unrealistic plan, adding that this plan would increase the military presence of extra-regional forces in the Eastern Mediterranean, intensify military conflicts in the region, expand the war and internationalize it. This situation aggravates instability in the region, and of course, this is the same situation that Western countries benefit from and pursue their interests in.

Analysis of Continuation of Talks Between Turkey-Greece Without  Preconditions

Analysis of Continuation of Talks Between Turkey-Greece Without Preconditions

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The recent meeting of foreign ministers of Turkey and Greece in Ankara was held in a friendly atmosphere under the influence of Greece’s aid to Turkey following the two deadly earthquakes in Turkey and then Turkey’s condolences to Greece for the deadly train accident earlier this year. This meeting was held after the meeting of Turkish President Erdogan and Greek Conservative Prime Minister Mitsotakis on the sidelines of the NATO meeting in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, in July. In recent negotiations, the foreign ministers of the two countries discussed old disputes such as the Cyprus issue, the stalled process of Turkey’s membership in the European Union and illegal immigration, the framework for strengthening economic and commercial cooperation, and the development of cooperation in fields such as transportation, maritime cooperation, trade, and technology, environment protection and fighting against natural disasters.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Prospects of Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Quadrilateral Meeting

Prospects of Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Quadrilateral Meeting

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced during the recent visit of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Egypt that his country is considering a quadrilateral meeting in Cairo between the heads of Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus to discuss the tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean and bring together views regarding the demarcation of maritime borders and the possibility of Turkey joining the East Mediterranean Gas Forum.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Formation of New Era in Turkey-Greece Relations?

Formation of New Era in Turkey-Greece Relations?

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The president of Turkey and the prime minister of Greece will meet on the sidelines of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit, July 11-12, in Vilnius, Lithuania. The public opinion of the two countries expects the meeting to be held after the elections in the two countries to be a new step towards de-escalation between the two neighboring countries.
Mahmoud Fazeli- International affairs analyst

An analysis of the degree of the stability of tension-free relations between Türkiye and Greece

An analysis of the degree of the stability of tension-free relations between Türkiye and Greece

Strategic Council Online-Opinion: Although President Erdogan has tried to make a new start in the country and the international and regional relations of Turkey in recent months, it seems that the relative peace in the bilateral relations with Greece is not sustainable and the differences will once again return to the political scene.
Mahmoud Fazeli—Analyst of international issues

Greece-US Arms Cooperation, Strengthening National Unity on Threshold of Elections in Turkey

Greece-US Arms Cooperation, Strengthening National Unity on Threshold of Elections in Turkey

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: During Anthony Blinken’s two-day trip to Greece, defense and security issues were major part of his talks with Greek officials. The Greek side expressed interest in purchasing fifth generation of F-35 fighter jets, and the US Secretary of State, while expressing satisfaction with the decision of the Athens government, announced support of the US administration. It is expected that the official response of the United States to Greece’s request for the purchase of 20+20 F-35 fighter planes will be announced in early April.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Origins of New Round of Military Tensions between Turkey & Greece

Origins of New Round of Military Tensions between Turkey & Greece

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Despite the agreement made between Prime Minister the Hellenic Republic and Turkish President in their last meeting in Istanbul to reduce tension in Aegean Sea, Turkish Air Force fighters have recently violated extensively the air space of Greece and flew over residential and non-residential islands of the country. For example, during a day Turkish fighters had 126 cases of violating Athens’ Flight Information Region (FIR) and 41 cases of flight over 12 residential and non-residential islands of Greece.
Mahmoud Faazeli, Analyst of international issues

Turkey’s NATO Strategy

Turkey’s NATO Strategy

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Turkey has been a member of NATO for 70 years and, like the Cold War time, it is an active member of the organization. At a time when on the one hand there is talk about NATO 2030 and, on the other hand, we are witnessing comprehensive security tests; Turkey claims that it has played its part in defense and security fields, and that it will continue to make significant contributions to NATO’s transformation process and to its efforts to maintain security and stability, in particular to combat all forms of terrorism that pose a threat not only to Turkey but to the entire Euro-Atlantic geography.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

New Era of Turkey’s Middle East Policy

New Era of Turkey’s Middle East Policy

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Turkey affairs referring to the Saudi Arabia and Turkey relations that are moving closer after years of coldness and the fact that Ankara seeks to reduce its foreign policy concerns to zero and get out of its economic challenges said: A new era in Turkey’s Middle East policy has begun after a decade of tension and conflict. In the meantime, the nature and level of the return of Riyadh-Ankara relations to the former deep economic and political cooperation is very important for Erdogan.

Consequences of Strategic Greek-US Military Cooperation for Turkey

Consequences of Strategic Greek-US Military Cooperation for Turkey

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The joint visit of the Greek minister of defense and the US ambassador to Greece to the Greek port of Alexandroupolis, where Atlantic Resolve 2021 operation is underway to transfer US troops to Eastern Europe, shows that this port has been turned to one of the focal points of Greek-US bilateral cooperation in defense sector.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Analyst of international area

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Implicit Decree “Preventing Attack on Rafah” – ICJ Decision in South Africa vs. Israel Lawsuit

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: On February 12, the South African government once again appealed to The International Court of Justice (ICJ) to demand the indication of new measures in light of statements made by the Israeli prime minister’s office on the necessity of a military incursion into the Rafah region in the Gaza Strip and in light of subsequent operations conducted thereafter.

How to Make the Most of the Provisional Order of the International Court of Justice

Strategic Council Online – Note: The recent provisional order indicated by the International Court of Justice on the “Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) – if used astutely – could constitute a “turning point” in the struggle of civil advocates and governments committed to the Palestinian cause. Before this decision, two other significant legal instruments had been produced at the highest levels of the United Nations concerning Israel, but unfortunately – despite their remarkable potential – neither was adequately exploited by pro-Palestine governments – including the “Palestinian Authority” – due to lassitude in some instances, unwarranted prudence in others, or even the fear that engaging the Israeli regime in any manner on a formal stage could wrongly be construed as its “recognition.”
Reza Nasri – International Jurist

Predictable Scenarios in US Elections and Iran’s Approach

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: While the Gaza crisis and Israel’s inhuman behavior in dealing with the people of the Strip cast a shadow over all international issues and has become the biggest challenge facing the world community, the type and nature of America’s relationship with the Israeli regime and the impact of its actions on the global level and in different regions have also made the upcoming US elections a key and important issue in 2024.
Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri – university professor

An Analysis of Recent Saudi Statement about Normalization of Relations with the Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Middle East affairs says Saudi Arabia’s recent statement stands for two issues, which indicates Riyadh’s compliance with US policies. The first issue is that Saudi Arabia has supported the two-state plan with Washington’s backing. In contrast, the Palestinians and Resistance Axis countries have strong reservations about the two-state scheme.

France and the European Union seek to challenge Russia’s role in the South Caucasus

Strategic Council Online—Interview: The former ambassador of Iran to the Republic of Azerbaijan said that the positions of the European Union’s foreign policy in support of Armenia and opposition to the Republic of Azerbaijan are in the context of challenging Russia’s role in the developments in the South Caucasus and also in the continuation of Europe’s conflict with Russia over Ukraine.

Changing the Political Scene of the Ukraine War

Strategic Council Online: An expert on European issues said: The war of attrition in Ukraine has caused Russia and the supporters of Ukraine to sharpen their tone towards each other in the political arena. to show that they are still determined to advance their goals in the war.

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France’s miscalculation to confront the resistance force in Gaza

France’s miscalculation to confront the resistance force in Gaza

Strategic Council Online—Interview: A former Iranian diplomat considered the French plan to create an international coalition to fight Hamas as a delusional, imaginary, and unrealistic plan, adding that this plan would increase the military presence of extra-regional forces in the Eastern Mediterranean, intensify military conflicts in the region, expand the war and internationalize it. This situation aggravates instability in the region, and of course, this is the same situation that Western countries benefit from and pursue their interests in.

Analysis of Continuation of Talks Between Turkey-Greece Without  Preconditions

Analysis of Continuation of Talks Between Turkey-Greece Without Preconditions

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The recent meeting of foreign ministers of Turkey and Greece in Ankara was held in a friendly atmosphere under the influence of Greece’s aid to Turkey following the two deadly earthquakes in Turkey and then Turkey’s condolences to Greece for the deadly train accident earlier this year. This meeting was held after the meeting of Turkish President Erdogan and Greek Conservative Prime Minister Mitsotakis on the sidelines of the NATO meeting in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, in July. In recent negotiations, the foreign ministers of the two countries discussed old disputes such as the Cyprus issue, the stalled process of Turkey’s membership in the European Union and illegal immigration, the framework for strengthening economic and commercial cooperation, and the development of cooperation in fields such as transportation, maritime cooperation, trade, and technology, environment protection and fighting against natural disasters.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Prospects of Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Quadrilateral Meeting

Prospects of Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Quadrilateral Meeting

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced during the recent visit of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Egypt that his country is considering a quadrilateral meeting in Cairo between the heads of Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus to discuss the tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean and bring together views regarding the demarcation of maritime borders and the possibility of Turkey joining the East Mediterranean Gas Forum.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Formation of New Era in Turkey-Greece Relations?

Formation of New Era in Turkey-Greece Relations?

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The president of Turkey and the prime minister of Greece will meet on the sidelines of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit, July 11-12, in Vilnius, Lithuania. The public opinion of the two countries expects the meeting to be held after the elections in the two countries to be a new step towards de-escalation between the two neighboring countries.
Mahmoud Fazeli- International affairs analyst

An analysis of the degree of the stability of tension-free relations between Türkiye and Greece

An analysis of the degree of the stability of tension-free relations between Türkiye and Greece

Strategic Council Online-Opinion: Although President Erdogan has tried to make a new start in the country and the international and regional relations of Turkey in recent months, it seems that the relative peace in the bilateral relations with Greece is not sustainable and the differences will once again return to the political scene.
Mahmoud Fazeli—Analyst of international issues

Greece-US Arms Cooperation, Strengthening National Unity on Threshold of Elections in Turkey

Greece-US Arms Cooperation, Strengthening National Unity on Threshold of Elections in Turkey

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: During Anthony Blinken’s two-day trip to Greece, defense and security issues were major part of his talks with Greek officials. The Greek side expressed interest in purchasing fifth generation of F-35 fighter jets, and the US Secretary of State, while expressing satisfaction with the decision of the Athens government, announced support of the US administration. It is expected that the official response of the United States to Greece’s request for the purchase of 20+20 F-35 fighter planes will be announced in early April.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

Origins of New Round of Military Tensions between Turkey & Greece

Origins of New Round of Military Tensions between Turkey & Greece

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Despite the agreement made between Prime Minister the Hellenic Republic and Turkish President in their last meeting in Istanbul to reduce tension in Aegean Sea, Turkish Air Force fighters have recently violated extensively the air space of Greece and flew over residential and non-residential islands of the country. For example, during a day Turkish fighters had 126 cases of violating Athens’ Flight Information Region (FIR) and 41 cases of flight over 12 residential and non-residential islands of Greece.
Mahmoud Faazeli, Analyst of international issues

Turkey’s NATO Strategy

Turkey’s NATO Strategy

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Turkey has been a member of NATO for 70 years and, like the Cold War time, it is an active member of the organization. At a time when on the one hand there is talk about NATO 2030 and, on the other hand, we are witnessing comprehensive security tests; Turkey claims that it has played its part in defense and security fields, and that it will continue to make significant contributions to NATO’s transformation process and to its efforts to maintain security and stability, in particular to combat all forms of terrorism that pose a threat not only to Turkey but to the entire Euro-Atlantic geography.
Mahmoud Fazeli – International affairs analyst

New Era of Turkey’s Middle East Policy

New Era of Turkey’s Middle East Policy

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Turkey affairs referring to the Saudi Arabia and Turkey relations that are moving closer after years of coldness and the fact that Ankara seeks to reduce its foreign policy concerns to zero and get out of its economic challenges said: A new era in Turkey’s Middle East policy has begun after a decade of tension and conflict. In the meantime, the nature and level of the return of Riyadh-Ankara relations to the former deep economic and political cooperation is very important for Erdogan.

Consequences of Strategic Greek-US Military Cooperation for Turkey

Consequences of Strategic Greek-US Military Cooperation for Turkey

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The joint visit of the Greek minister of defense and the US ambassador to Greece to the Greek port of Alexandroupolis, where Atlantic Resolve 2021 operation is underway to transfer US troops to Eastern Europe, shows that this port has been turned to one of the focal points of Greek-US bilateral cooperation in defense sector.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Analyst of international area

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Implicit Decree “Preventing Attack on Rafah” – ICJ Decision in South Africa vs. Israel Lawsuit

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: On February 12, the South African government once again appealed to The International Court of Justice (ICJ) to demand the indication of new measures in light of statements made by the Israeli prime minister’s office on the necessity of a military incursion into the Rafah region in the Gaza Strip and in light of subsequent operations conducted thereafter.

How to Make the Most of the Provisional Order of the International Court of Justice

Strategic Council Online – Note: The recent provisional order indicated by the International Court of Justice on the “Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) – if used astutely – could constitute a “turning point” in the struggle of civil advocates and governments committed to the Palestinian cause. Before this decision, two other significant legal instruments had been produced at the highest levels of the United Nations concerning Israel, but unfortunately – despite their remarkable potential – neither was adequately exploited by pro-Palestine governments – including the “Palestinian Authority” – due to lassitude in some instances, unwarranted prudence in others, or even the fear that engaging the Israeli regime in any manner on a formal stage could wrongly be construed as its “recognition.”
Reza Nasri – International Jurist

Predictable Scenarios in US Elections and Iran’s Approach

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: While the Gaza crisis and Israel’s inhuman behavior in dealing with the people of the Strip cast a shadow over all international issues and has become the biggest challenge facing the world community, the type and nature of America’s relationship with the Israeli regime and the impact of its actions on the global level and in different regions have also made the upcoming US elections a key and important issue in 2024.
Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri – university professor

An Analysis of Recent Saudi Statement about Normalization of Relations with the Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Middle East affairs says Saudi Arabia’s recent statement stands for two issues, which indicates Riyadh’s compliance with US policies. The first issue is that Saudi Arabia has supported the two-state plan with Washington’s backing. In contrast, the Palestinians and Resistance Axis countries have strong reservations about the two-state scheme.

France and the European Union seek to challenge Russia’s role in the South Caucasus

Strategic Council Online—Interview: The former ambassador of Iran to the Republic of Azerbaijan said that the positions of the European Union’s foreign policy in support of Armenia and opposition to the Republic of Azerbaijan are in the context of challenging Russia’s role in the developments in the South Caucasus and also in the continuation of Europe’s conflict with Russia over Ukraine.

Changing the Political Scene of the Ukraine War

Strategic Council Online: An expert on European issues said: The war of attrition in Ukraine has caused Russia and the supporters of Ukraine to sharpen their tone towards each other in the political arena. to show that they are still determined to advance their goals in the war.

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