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2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran “When I thought I had already reached the bottom, they knocked from below.” — Stanislaw Jerzy Lec This quote of the polish aphorist and poet of the 20 th century, Stanislaw Jerzy Lec, serves as a perfect epigraph to this in-depth 2020 forecast ...


US Withdrawal From the JCPOA and Anti-Iranian Sanctions: Pros and Cons

... 7488th meeting on July 20, 2015 , the deal was drafted with the active contribution of the European Union, as well as the P5 countries. It had special significance for Brussels, considering the EU’s commitment to multilateral diplomacy. US President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal on May 8, 2018 Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Re-Imposition of Sanctions Pursuant to the May 8, 2018 National Security Presidential Memorandum Relating to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). May 8, 2018, and ...


What Is the US Endgame in Iran?

An increased American pressure on Iran makes Tehran even more dependent on major US geopolitical adversaries — China and Russia The Trump administration has decided to designate Iran's Islamic Revolution’s Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization. It is the first ...


How Trump is Changing Iran from the Inside

... reformist president’s political opponents are trying to take advantage of his failures, which makes stabilizing Iran an even more difficult task. The Economy after Trump Ivan Timofeev: A Pyrrhic Victory: the History of the Sanctions War Against Iran Donald Trump had become a major factor for the Iranian economy even before he made the decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Following Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential elections, most major western companies ...


Trump's Double Toe Loop

... decision will be difficult to stop, as the U.S. President does not back down from his word The recent decision of President Donald Trump with regard to Jerusalem is just one more surprise in the endless series of surprises in the Middle East. Numerous ... ... difficult times of its own, appears to be in a particularly difficult situation. Trump’s decision strengthens the positions of Iran, the exact opposite to what the President of the United States wants. We are reminded of 2003, when the United States’ ...


Analysis: The King's Visit to Moscow is a Major Turning Point in Middle-East Politics

... mostly made by Saudis but very much welcomed by Russians.Indeed, a lot has changed in the the world since 2015, not only the Saudi King. The Syrian conflict has de-escalated dramatically thanks to the Russian participation and diplomacy. Furthermore, Donald Trump came to power promising less US commitment to allies and specifically NATO. Also there is the signature of Iran Nuclear Deal by world powers. As follows, I will discuss each of the above and highlight their direct impact on Russia-Saudi rapprochement and future of Middle-East Politics in general. The Russian direct participation in Syria’s conflict has changed ...


ELN Group Statement: Sustaining the Iran Nuclear Deal

The statement’s signatories, who include George Robertson, Wolfgang Ischinger, Javier Solana, Igor Ivanov argue that not certifying Iran’s compliance on spurious grounds would damage not only US interests but also US international standing. Next month the US Administration concludes its review of relations with Iran and addresses its next requirement to report to the US Congress ...


Judging the Effects: The Shaping Iranian Perspective on JCPOA and Trump's Options

... ineffectiveness which then translates into its failure is a dream for Iranian hardliners, proving their attitudes and paving their way for another reemergence on next year's presidential race. JCPOA fate will have an important impact on the dynamics of Iranian internal political forces which influence regional order. Conclusion Reuters Vasily Kuznetsov: Donald Trump Will Create a “Window Of Opportunity” In the Middle East By current trend, JCPOA effects defined by Iranian side as the opportunity to gain full economic benefit of lifted sanctions is gaining more importance both among Iranian ...


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