Effectiveness of mediation between Riyadh and Tehran
Any current efforts to mediate between Riyadh and Tehran will not succeed as long as Iran insists on increasing tensions.
Implications of Intra-Iranian Controversy Over Russia's Use of Hamadan Air Base
Russia's recent use of Shahid Nojeh Air Base in Iran to conduct military operations in Syria has created divisions within Iran's elite.
The Consequences of the US-Russian Agreement
There are three factors that may hinder the drafted US-Russian Agreement concerning the Syrian conflict.
Houthis and Moscow Hindering Negotiations
The Houthi rebels' rejection of the drafted political solution, presented by the UN Special Envoy, reveals their maneuvering attempts.
Turkish Foreign Relations After the Failed Coup
The Turkish government is busy restructuring and securing its internal front. Such actions will reflect on foreign policy...
Russian attitude determinants towards Operation Decisive Storm
Russian attitude determinants towards Operation Decisive Storm.
Why Iran seeks security cooperation with Russia, Iraq and Syria
Iran's Security Cooperation with Russia, Iraq and Syria.
Repercussions of Russian intervention on Turkish strategy in Syria
The Russian military intervention represents a definite setback for Turkish strategic goals in Syria.
Uncertainty Shrouding Global Oil Markets
Global crude oil prices are expected to hover around current levels for the foreseeable future.
Russia's vision of the Syrian Crisis
Russia's scenarios illustrate that the Syrian crisis is far from over, despite all involved parties' bets on a military solution.
Moscow’s influence on European politics
What is the extent and nature of Russia's influence on European politics?
Reasons for the military scale back in Syria
The partial withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria reveals complex strategic calculations.
Turkey's Five Motives for Restoring Relations with Russia
Turkey's five motives to re-normalize relations with Russia.
Turkey's Four Motives for Restoring Relations with Russia
Four motives behind Turkey's efforts to reinstate relations with Russia.