Tag: Foreign policy

Strategic Importance of Expanding Cooperation with Neighbors

Strategic Council Online – Expansion and deepening of bilateral and multilateral relations in all dimensions with neighboring countries, in addition to India and China, is one of the important “dos” that will be given more serious attention in the new government.
Hamid Khoshayand – Analyst of international affairs

The role of Norooz civilizational domain in advancing foreign policy

Strategic Council Online—Opinion: Under the present global economic and political circumstances, the role of cultural and public diplomacy is very significant as a chain which links diplomatic relations. Cultural diplomacy and public diplomacy are the cornerstone and a proper ground for the advancement of foreign policy and Norooz here can play a significant role as an important global event.
Mirqasem Momeni—Managing Director of Cheshm Andaz Abrar Novin Institute

UAE, Saudi Challenges under Biden Presidency

Strategic Council Online – An expert on the Middle East affairs and faculty member at the Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies commented on the UAE and Saudi Arabia relations with the United States during Donald Trump presidency and said those states were able to use the atmosphere created by Trump’s foreign policy in the region and pursue their maximum goals and interests.

Why foreign policy was lacking in Joe Biden’s inauguration speech?

Strategic Council Online—Interview: An analyst of America issues says Joe Biden’s inauguration speech demonstrated that domestic issues of the United States is put on the spotlight while foreign policy has been sidelined as Americans are facing identity threats from inside.

Bankruptcy in Foreign Policy; Trump’s Legacy for America

Strategic Council Online – Professor of the Department of American Studies at the University of Tehran called the decisions of Trump administration in foreign policy as confusing and unpredictable, and said: The most important legacy of the four-year Trump administration, for both the Democrats and the Republicans, is to accept the bitter fact that the United States can no longer maintain its policy of global supremacy alongside domestic economic stability.

Turkey’s Pendulum Foreign Policy

Strategic Council Online – The pendulum feature of Turkey’s foreign policy has a high risk and will impose heavy costs on the Turkish structure in the event of an impasse in the enforcement of policies.
Ali Saadat Azar – Expert on Turkey’s affairs

Behind-the-Scenes Decision-Makers in American Foreign Policy

Strategic Council Online – Politics and power in the United States, due to their decentralized and distributive political structure, are influenced by the presence and activity of two groups of “formal” and “informal” actors. Formal actors are influential in the “decision-making” and executive stages, and informal actors are influential in the critical “decision-making” stage. Simply put, the United States is a place for showoff and display of various informal actors who are always trying to play an effective role in the political, economic, security, etc. arenas of the United States by considering their own interests. For example, when it is said that the president in the United States is the representative of oil and arms cartels, etc., it is not an exaggeration and refers to a phenomenon that has a long and lasting history in this country.
Hamid Khoshayand – International Affairs Analyst

Seizing Opportunities & Export Leaps; Key to Success in Resistive Economy, Foreign Policy

Strategic Council Online – Foreign policy of each country has a clear framework. This framework has principles and goals that are shaped on the basis of values of that country and also have a definition of concepts that the total of all these cases forms a paradigm. In fact, within this context, there is a paradigm that shapes the strategies of each country in foreign policy, and tactics and techniques are considered a subset of these strategies. This is the rule that applies today to all countries, including Iran.
Dr. Saeed Jalili – Member of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations

Biden-Trump Foreign Policy Differences, Similarities

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.

Position of Biden and Trump in Terms of Electoral Components

Strategic Council Online – Biden believes in the threats that Trump has made to US interests and national security over the past four years, such as threats to Iran, China, North Korea, or the threat posed by terrorism, but believes that the approach to face such threats is multilateral. That is to say, he will try again to revive transatlantic relations, including relations with Europe, whether, within the NATO, the European Union or bilateral relations, and also will advance the issue of Iran and Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) within the framework of the same JCPOA mechanism.
Tahmoures Gholami – Expert on American Affairs

Pompeo’s Failure to Advance Israel’s Anti-Iran Policies

Strategic Council Online – After Donald Trump realized that he should not enter the Zionist regime’s game of military action against Iran, the regime’s coordination with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to intensify anti-Iranian actions has increased.
Dr. Seyed Jalal Sadatian – Analyst of Political and International Issues

Application of Artificial Intelligence in Foreign Policy

Strategic Council Online – As countries turn to artificial intelligence and algorithms to predict events, their foreign policies will change dramatically as they interact with each other knowing that their every move may take days, weeks or months in advance. Such alteration will transform the world of business and geopolitical relations.
Reza Majidzadeh – Development Affairs Expert

Impact of Russia’s Constitutional Reforms on Moscow’s Foreign Policy

Strategic Council Online – The outcome of the amendments to Articles 67 and 79 of the Russian Constitution reflects President Vladimir Putin’s pragmatic and, of course, multifaceted Russian foreign policy approach. Russia is moving in line with improving ties with the West by sticking to its red lines in order to strengthening its upstream status in the regional crises and global order.
Ahmad Vakhshiteh – Associate Professor, Eurasian National University

Failure of US Strategy to Isolate Iran Diplomatically

Strategic Council Online: A university professor says the US administration has not been as successful in Iran’s diplomatic isolation as the economic sanctions. “The United States will do its best to implement this anti-Iran policy in the time left until the US presidential race.”

Trump’s Blame Game to Cover up incompetency in Dealing with Corona

Strategic Council Online: A university professor said Trump due to the upcoming elections in the US had shown procrastination and delayed decisions in managing the corona crisis. Trump failed to do much of what he should have done sooner regarding the coronavirus, he said, adding now that the US has received an economic blow and Trump’s performance has been questioned, he is trying to put the blame on others.

Iranian Foreign Policy Facing a Test of Realism

Strategic Council Online: Given the US maximum pressure policy, the continuation of Iran’s policy of “neither talks nor war” is one of the instances that reflect a realistic approach in Tehran’s foreign policy.
Dr. Abdollah Moradi – University Professor and Defense and Security Analyst

Brexit and Prospects of Britain’s Breakdown & Decline

Strategic Council Online: A British and European affairs researcher says concern over the decline of Britain’s territorial integrity after Brexit is at the forefront of concern of British political elites. He added that Scotland’s possible independence will likely result in a rapid decline of the British pound.