Tag: Hamid Khoshayand

An Analysis on Intensification of hostile movements of Zionist regime against Iran

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: In recent weeks, the atmosphere of conflict and tension between Iran and the Zionist regime has taken on new dimensions. The war of words between military and political officials on both sides has escalated to such an extent that former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, in an interview with the Sunday Times, stressed that “big issues are going to take place in the relations of the Middle East and Asia”. But whatever those issues are, the Zionist regime will definitely be one of its main losers.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert in regional affairs

Prospect of Legislation on Banning Normalization of Relations with Zionist Regime in Certain Arab Countries

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Under circumstances that the Zionist regime is in a difficult situation in terms of security, political, economic, social … issues which, as admitted by the leaders of that regime, has been unprecedented in the past 75 years, we are witnessing actions taken by certain important Arab states, including Iraq, for confronting the strategy of normalization of the Zionist regime’s relations with Arab and Islamic countries.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert on regional affairs

US Objectives behind Prolonging Ukraine War

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: There are several indications that the United States is seeking to “prolong the war” in Ukraine.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert on regional affairs

Consequences of Turning Sadrist Movement into a National Opposition in Iraq

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Seven months after Iraq’s parliamentary elections, a new government has not yet been formed. Prolonged government formation, which has led to a continuing political stalemate in Iraq, poses new challenges for the country, which is still in a period of security and political transition despite defeating ISIS.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert on regional affairs

An analysis of Iran-Saudi Arabia talks

Strategic Council Online—Opinion: Direct talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia, which began for the first time in March 2021 with the aim of easing tensions in bilateral relations, are continuing. So far, five rounds of the Tehran-Riyadh political dialogue have been hosted by the Iraqi government in Baghdad. Although the negotiations have not yet led to tangible results, the parties have assessed the atmosphere of the negotiations as positive and forward-looking in their positions.
Hamid Khoshayand-Expert of regional issues

Intensification of terrorist operations in Afghanistan; Dimensions and consequences

Strategic Council Online—Editorial: Afghanistan is going through difficult and worrying days. The suicide attacks and bombings in Kunduz, Kandahar, Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif and other cities of the country against innocent civilians, which have left hundreds of martyrs and wounded so far, are completely targeted and the Taliban is responsible for preventing it.
Hamid Khoshayand—Expert of regional issues

Dimensions, Consequences of Terrorist Acts of Zionist Regime in Jenin Camp

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The jihadi operations of the Palestinian martyrdom-seeking forces living in the Jenin camp, which was carried out in response to the continuation of the Zionist regime’s crimes in recent weeks, has not only killed and injured dozens of Zionists, but also entered the Occupied Territories into a new round of field, security and political developments.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert on regional affairs

Opportunities, Challenges of Two-Month Ceasefire in Yemen

Strategic Council Online – Note: On the eve of the eighth year of the Saudi coalition invasion of Yemen, a two-month ceasefire was put into effect on Saturday, April 1, upon the initiative of the UN Special Envoy to Yemen and upon the agreement of the parties involved.

Construction of Reinforced Concrete Wall along Iraq-Syria Border; a Necessity to Prevent the U.S. Misuse

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: As the construction of a reinforced concrete wall can be considered as a necessary and indispensable measure to prevent the trafficking of terrorists along the Iraq – Syria border, even at some checkpoints of the borderlines, on the other side, new initiatives and setting up mechanisms to preserve land links as well as coordination among Syrian and Iraqi forces and also resistance groups at two sides of the borders are of strategic and vital importance.
Hamid Khoshayanad, Expert of the region’s affairs

US Role in Exacerbating Ukraine Crisis

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The United States has taken advantage of NATO expansion eastward as a low-cost tool to destabilize calmness of the Russians. In this regard, NATO’s tense actions on Russia’s western borders should be considered one of the main factors in exacerbating the crisis in Ukraine.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert on international affairs

Resumption of Turkey’s Diplomatic Relations with Zionist Regime and Resentment of Palestinians

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: One of the “obvious paradoxes” that has been noticed in the foreign policy of the Turkish government for many years is its claim of supporting the Palestinian people’s aspirations while on the other hand attempting to expand relations with the Zionist regime. This issue has not only caused “infuriation and resentment of the Palestinian people” against the Turkish government, but has also raised questions in the public opinion of the region and the Islamic world against Ankara’s protectionist approaches to Palestine!
Hamid Khoshayand – Researcher on regional affairs

Washington’s Goals, Hidden Role in in Northeast Syria Events

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Amidst reports on expulsion of US troops from Iraq and Syria, the United States has shifted its field, military and operational concentration to the northeast and Kurdish regions of Syria.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert on regional affairs

Dimensions, Objectives & Consequences of Ansarallah Operations in UAE

Strategic Council Online – Opinion
Saudi-led coalition made an overall attack to Yemen in April 2015 aiming at occupying Yemen and annexing it to Saudi Arabia; but the operation which was supposed to achieve its objectives in less than a month, has lasted nearly seven years and has turned to be a quagmire for invaders. As the recent missile and drone attacks of Ansarallah in UAE, has dragged Yemeni war into a new round of balancing. Today, not only Saudi Arabia but also UAE has become among the targets of Ansarallah operations.
Hamid Khoshayand, Expert on regional issues

Objectives & Motivations of Bin Salman Regional Tour

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: Regional tour of Mohammad Bin Salman to five countries of Oman, Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait and Qatar (Persian Gulf Cooperation Council members) is considered to be the most important political, economic and security momentum of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia in the last days of 2021. It is also interpreted as a remedial measure for fragile situation of Saudis at the regional and world levels. It should be noted that one of the objectives of Mohammad Bin Salman was to consult with the authorities of littoral Arab states of Persian Gulf and to make a consensus to confront some of the regional as well as the global issues such as Yemen, Iran, JCPOA revival, etc.
Hamid Khoshayand, Expert of Regional Issues

Consequences of the conspiracy of “insecuritizing” Iraq and the need for vigilance against it

Strategic Council Online-Opinion: Iraq has entered a new round of political, security and field developments. The safe and peaceful conduct of the parliamentary elections and the announcement of the final results, which in the broadest sense were in the national interest of Iraq, not only did not meet US expectations; Rather, there appeared in spite of the efforts of the United States and some Arab regimes in the region to abort the elections.
Hamid Khoshayand—Expert of regional issues

Reasons and Consequences of Arab States’ Normalization of Ties with Syria

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Contacts and talks of high-ranking officials of some Arab countries with the Syrian government have increased in recent weeks. The tendency of Arab countries to resume diplomatic relations with Damascus is one of the important “milestones” in the political developments in Syria, which can provide valuable opportunities for that country to strengthen its international position “rebuild” and rehabilitate its economy and foreign trade.
Hamid Khoshayand – Researcher on regional affairs

An Analysis on Iraqi Parliamentary Election

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: The fifth parliamentary election in Iraq was held on October 10, 2021, especially amid particular international, regional and domestic situation which was coupled with challenging sidelines. It seems to be normal to some extent in a country like Iraq as a country that practices transition and where the foundations of democracy are not solidified yet.
Hamid Khoshayand, Analyst of international affairs

Strategy of the Zionist regime to exert influence on Iraq

Strategic Council Online-Opinion: The Zionist regime is still seeking to publicize the establishment or expansion of diplomatic relations with various Arab countries. Iraq is one important Arab country for which the Zionist officials are adopting a specific strategy and various tactics for normalization of relations and expansion of influence.
Hamid Khoshayand- Analyst of international issues

Strategic Importance of Rapprochement between Iran & Saudi Arabia

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: Iran and Saudi Arabia have experienced tossing relations within the past few decades, which ultimately led to severance of relations in 2016 and heightening tensions in their relations.
Hamid Khoshayand, Analyst, International Affairs