Tag: Israel

Normalization of Bahrain-Zionist Regime Relations; a Threat to Persian Gulf Security

Council Online Strategic – Interview: An expert on the Middle East affairs commenting on the consequences of Bahrain’s decision to normalize relations with the Zionist regime said: Normalization of relations between the small country of Bahrain and the regime will not have much effect on changing the balance of power in favor of Tel Aviv, but in terms of the movements of the Palestinian militants, this hasty relationship is like a poisoned dagger that has stabbed the Palestinian people on the back.

Military Option Plan of the Zionist Regime against Iran; Psychological Warfare Versus Nuclear Talks

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Financial Committee of the Zionist regime parliament (Knesset) on December 23, 2021 added an amendment article to the budget bill for 2022 based on which the sum of $ 2.9 billion was added to the military budget of the Zionist regime for preparedness of the military attack against Iran’s nuclear facilities and installations.
Fatemeh Nekoo La’al Azad, Researcher of International Affairs

Realities of “Plan B” of the US, Zionist Regime against Iran

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Recently, Zionist regime’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid in an interview with the German newspaper “Die Welt” stressed that the time is ripe for the implementation of “Plan B” against Iran.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert on regional affairs

UAE Failure to Buy US Fighter Jets despite Betraying Palestinians

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The UAE recently announced that it has suspended negotiations on a 23 billion dollar arms deal with the United States. An Emirati official has told The Wall Street Journal that “technical requirements, operational restrictions on sovereignty and cost-benefit analysis have led to a major revision in its decision by the country”.
Barsam Mohammadi – Expert on regional affairs

Consequences of UN Secretary General’s Opposition to US -Sanctions against Iran

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on international affairs commenting on the UN Secretary General’s recent request to the United States to lift sanctions on Iran said: This request shows that international bodies, including the United Nations, the Security Council and the International Atomic Energy Agency, have gained a better understanding of Iran’s peaceful nuclear activity.

Saudi Interventionist Policy in Lebanon, Its Consequences on Axis of Resistance

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst of West Asia affairs, stressing that resignation of the Lebanese minister of information will not resolve the Riyadh-Beirut issues, said: Saudi aid is a function of Riyadh’s policies in Beirut, that is to say an attempt to isolate the Hezbollah and the Axis of Resistance.

Objectives of Reviving Turkey’s Relations with UAE

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: The recent visit of the UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Ankara and the consequences of this visit in Turkish foreign policy shows that the Turkish president, despite his decisive vision in domestic politics, has become more realistic in foreign policy in recent years and the new round of relations with the UAE is important in economic, political, and regional terms and in strengthening Ankara’s position in the international arena.
Mahmoud Fazeli – Analyst of international affairs

Behind the Scenes of Egypt-Zionist Regime Negotiations to Amend Camp David Accords

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst of the Zionist regime’s affairs, saying that Egypt has sought to update the Camp David Accords in order not to fall behind the normalization of relations with the Zionist regime, noted: It is also good for the Israeli regime to have a more open hand in Sinai Peninsula with a new agreement.

Russia’s Goals, Interests in Pursuing Collective Security Program in Persian Gulf

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Russia affairs said: It seems that given some efforts to improve Tehran-Riyadh relations, the Russians are assuming they can somehow play the role of an accelerator and a catalyst in this process and by re-engaging in the project “Collective Security Program in the Persian Gulf” take the credit for normalization and de-escalation in these such relations.

US Objectives Behind Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia, Its Strategic Implications in Yemen War

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Former Director General for Middle East Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, saying that weapons that the United States sells to Saudi Arabia have been effective in preventing Ansarollah’s advance, but does not determine the fate of the Yemen war, noted: Biden has backtracked on what he had claimed in his first foreign policy speech, based on ending all support for offensive operations in the Yemen war, including arms sales to Saudi Arabia with an aim of ending the war.

Star Wars: the imitation model of the Zionist regime to confront Iran?

Strategic Council Online—Opinion: In an interview with the Times magazine, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett claimed that his model of confrontation with Iran is a Star Wars plan during Ronald Reagan’s presidency in the 1980s, but that the possibility of implementing this imitated model is a matter for discussion.
Tahmoores Gholami—Expert of international relations

Role of External Players in Sudanese Coup

Strategic Council Online- Interview: Former Iran’s cultural counsellor to Sudan stated that we witness interventions from the U.S., Zionist regime, and some of Persian Gulf countries in Sudan’s coup. He said:” It seems that the military establishment in Sudan intends to maintain their presence in power and thus to proceed with a compromise plan with the Zionist regime and to keep their thorough supremacy over internal and state 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

The prospect of “new governance” in the UAE

Strategic Council Online—Interview: An analyst of West Asia issues says replacing some ministers and presenting general outlines cannot present a bright landscape for the situation of the United Arab Emirates in the next 50 years.

Dangerous Consequences of UAE Intelligence Cooperation with the Zionist Regime

Strategic Council Online- Interview: Having stated that offering information of more than nine millions of foreign citizens living in United Arab Emirates to the Zionist Regime represents the depth of betrayal of Abu Dhabi as well as her reliance and dependence on the Zionist regime, an expert on the Zionist regime affairs told:” This will have reactions and UAE should accept its responsibilities.

Objectives, Implications of Zionist Regime’s Observer Membership in AU

Strategic Council Online – Note: The observer membership of the Zionist regime in the African Union, of which 19 of the 55 members are Arab and Muslim governments, is a dangerous issue that can have devastating consequences, including creating divisions and disintegration in African countries.
Hamid Khoshayand – analyst of international affairs

Strategic Targets behind Transferring US Military Bases from Qatar to Jordan

Strategic Council Online – An expert on the Middle East affairs, referring to the transfer of US military bases from Qatar to Jordan, said: With regard to some of Jordan’s geopolitical characteristics, the country can implement the type of the order considered by the US in the region, while given Jordan’s political approach and geopolitical position, the country will be of particular importance in that new White House strategy.

Chinese Foreign Minister Visits Damascus; a New Strategy for Syria

Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asia affairs said that the presence of the Chinese Foreign Minister in Damascus after 10 years could be a prelude to Beijing’s desire for a broad economic presence in Syria, adding: China sees Syria and especially reconstruction of that country as an opportunity to enhance its presence and influence in the Middle East.

Prospects for Formation of an Independent Palestinian State

Strategic Council Online: Hassan Hanizadeh, an expert on the Middle East affairs, speaking in an interview with the website of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, examined prospects for the formation of an independent Palestinian state and the obstacles on the way.