Tag: Knesset elections

Political Sociology of Iraqi Elections

Strategic Council Online – Interview: A professor at the University of Tehran believes that the general arrangement reflected in the vote-counting in the Iraqi elections indicates a serious fragmentation of the Iraqi society in the field of politics.

Iraq in the Direction of New Political Arrangement

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: The result of the Iraqi parliamentary election drew the attention of observers and political circles because it has changed the political arrangement of the Parliament of the country.
Siamak Kakaei, Expert on Iraq affairs

Landmark Election in Germany & Its European Consequences

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: Germany held a landmark and important election on Sunday, September 26, 2021. The election will put an end to the 16-year chancellorship of Angela Merkel, who led the country for four consecutive terms. More than 60 million Germans over 18 years of age are eligible to vote. It should be noted that in Germany, the executive power takes its legitimacy from legislative power. Bundestag nationwide election is considered as the most important political event of the country at the federal level.
Seyed Nader Noorbakhsh, Ph.D. Political Geography, Tehran University

Consequences of New Iraqi Electoral System

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Iraq affairs commenting on the new election law of that country said: The new electoral system has allowed new and smaller political currents and independent candidates to have more maneuvering power and are likely to allocate part of the seats in the parliament to themselves. From this perspective too, the big traditional currents are likely to face a drop in the votes and a reduction in the seats in the parliament.

Parliamentary Elections in Qatar, Its Regional Consequences

Strategic Council Online – Note: The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, recently issued a decree announcing the holding of parliamentary elections in that country on October 2. Although the election is considered a practice of democracy in a country with a tribal system, it challenges the approach of other tribal regimes, such as Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain, rather than the real electoral aspects.
Hassan Hanizadeh – expert on the Middle East affairs

Obstacles, Prospects for Formation of Najib Mikati Government in Lebanon

Strategic Council Online – Formation of government has always been the most complex and difficult political process in Lebanon, which is typically slow and has become one of the most challenging issues in that country for many years. The new era, which began with the resignation of Saad Hariri as prime minister and following October 2019 protests in Lebanon, entered a complex and tense path up to now when “Najib Mikati” has been appointed by Michel Aoun to form a new government.
Barsam Mohammadi – Analyst of international affairs

Political Factions and Prospect of Parliamentary Elections in Iraq

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst of Iraq affairs, examining the political factions and the competition between parties and groups in the parliamentary elections to be held in Iraq in October, said: Due to the efforts of some currents and political figures in Iraq to postpone the elections, it seems that the elections in October are faced with ambiguities.

Victory of Resistance Front, impact on Netanyahu’s Fate

Strategic Council Online – An expert on the Zionist regime’s affairs said that with Netanyahu stepping down from power, we will be witness to a new era in Israel, adding: The nature of this regime is based on occupation and terror, and the doing trips will only affect its severity. The decline of this power is also due to the approach and weakness of the prime minister, and certainly the intensity of occupation and terrorism was at its peak during Netanyahu era.

Prospects of Political Developments in Libya

Strategic Council Online – An expert on Africa affairs commenting on the current situation in Libya and the transitional government said: The government that is currently in power in Libya is known as the transitional government or the government of national unity, and is the result of a process that the United Nations initiated several years ago for state-building in Libya.

Netanyahu presidency scenario to save the Zionist regime from political deadlock

Strategic Council Online—Interview: An expert of Zionist regime affairs says the public opinion in Israel believes Benjamin Netanyahu’s thirst for power is the sole reason behind the prolongation of the political deadlock, adding that political groups inside the Zionist regime have reached the conclusion that Israel needs to continue its path without Netanyahu.

Zionist Regime and Continuation of Political Stalemate

Strategic Council Online – An expert on the Middle East affairs, referring to the Knesset elections in Israel and the failure of the two main parties (the Likud and the Blue and White) to win seats required to form a government, said that the elections are likely to be held in Israel again.

Iraq; Challenges Facing Mustafa al-Kazemi Government

Strategic Council Online: The new Iraqi government is facing several challenges, while the economic situation in Iraq is not favorable due to the decrease in oil prices and the economic situation Iraq has been facing in the past.
Siamak Kakai – Expert on Iraqi Affairs

Impact of Conservatives’ Victory on British Political Future and Brexit

Strategic Council Online: Conservatives victory in the British parliament does not mean the end of the Brexit political crisis for Britain and Johnson, says an expert on European affairs. “Brexit is a win-win case for the United States from two perspectives: On the one hand, the EU as a trade rival will be weakened and on the other hand, Washington could enter into bilateral agreements with the United Kingdom which would have more benefits for the US.

Netanyahu’s Defeat; Tel Aviv’s Uncertainty

Strategic Council Online: An international relations professor said the current status of the elections and formation of the government reflects Netanyahu’s defeat. Under the current situation, all his concerns is to remain the prime minister and continue to enjoy political and judicial immunity to keep himself and his wife out of court.

Netanyahu in Crisis!

Strategic Council Online: Benjamin Netanyahu now faces obstacles to form a government; his main obstacle in forming a government is lack of seats needed to win the vote of confidence and approval of the parliament.
Jafar Ghanadbashi – Middle East Affairs Expert