GCC

Early Preparations:

Political Motives behind Iran’s Increased Military Budget

It can possibly be argued that Iran is currently making early preparations for escalation with the world powers.

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Score-settling:

Does Saeed Mortazavi’s Case Reflect a Power Struggle In Iran?

It can possibly be argued that the escalating political struggle in Iran is likely to continue in the coming period.

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Gulf Summit

Are there Prospects for Breakthrough in the Qatar Crisis?

The Annual Arab Gulf heads of states’ summit is going to be held on December 5 & 6, in Kuwait. The first of its kind since the crisis.

Dr. Shady Abdelwahab and Yara Mansour Dr. Shady Abdelwahab and Yara Mansour

Divergent Views

Russia Re-examines its Relations with Iran

Iran have been the key ally to Russia. Yet, their relations have been hurdled with various challenges.

Orhan Gafarli Orhan Gafarli

Counter Coup in Yemen:

A New Crack in Houthi-Saleh Alliance of Necessity

The rift within the alliance of necessity between Houthis and forces loyal to Ali Abdullah Saleh comes amid a swinging balance of power

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Why did Rouhani Vow to Increase Iran’s Missile Production?

Rouhani’s recent vows have not ruled out the possibility of Iran producing and storing weapons of mass destruction to defend itself

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