How Iran Deals with US Foreign Policy Shifts
Disagreement within Iran’s decision-making circles about how to deal with the potential U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal is rising
How Iran is Dealing with the Tripartite Military Strike on Syria
Tehran sought to downplay the strike launched on the Syrian regime on April 14 by the United States, Britain and France.
Can Iran Contain Turbulence in its Foreign Currency Market?
The Iranian government recently sought to unify official and unofficial exchange rates for all economic and commercial transactions.
Why Tehran Attaches Great Importance to Iraqi Legislative Elections
Tehran’s wide interest in the Iraqi elections is driven by the view that they represent the main access to sustaining Iran’s influence.
Why Ankara Rejected Washington's Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal
Turkey is concerned that the United States and its ally Israel would launch a limited or unlimited military strike against Iran.
Iran’s Option in Countering U.S. Pressure
Iran has limited options regarding staying in the nuclear deal after the U.S. pulled out from the deal.
Why is Iran Showing an Interest in the War on Terror?
Iran’s attempts to shed light on its own allegations of 'facing terrorist threats at home and its role in combating terrorism abroad'.
How Does Rouhani’s Government Handle the Current Crisis?
President Rouhani is under strong pressures from several political forces and parties in the country with the rising economic crisis.
Reasons Behind the Conservatives’ Support for President Rouhani
It was indeed shocking that many of the Fundamentalist Conservatives have begun to call for the need to stand by President Rouhani.
Will Khamenei Maintain his Hardline Stance Against Washington?
One cannot rule out that the Supreme Leader would change his current approach towards Washington if he deems it 'necessary'.
How Does Iran Brace Itself for the Second Batch of US Sanctions?
Iran has moved towards upgrading its bilateral relations with some neighboring countries s preemptive measures to more US sanctions.
Reasons Behind Appointing Sadeq Larijani to Head the Expediency Council
The regime is trying, through Larijani's appointment, to send a defiant message that Tehran is determined to press forward.
Reasons Behind Appointing Ebrahim Raisi as Chief of the Judiciary
Several considerations have factored into Khamenei's decision to appoint Raisi despite domestic and international pressures.
Why do Qatar and Turkey oppose designating the Pasdaran as a terror group?
The support provided by Qatar and Turkey to Iran amid the recent US decision can be read in light of four main considerations.
What is Trump’s Administration Strategy with Iran?
FARAS hosted a video conference with Ms. Barbara Slavin examining the aftermath of Soleimani’s assassination and US-Iran relation.