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Will There Be a China-Driven Evolution in Israel’s Strategy toward Iran?

The imperative of consolidating and growing BRI in the Middle East is ultimately sufficient for China to accept a regional status quo established via aggressive means, such as what Israel presently aims for, so long as it is stable and sustainable This author published an analysis in The Tehran Times in December 2020, part of which assessed how China would factor into Israel’s Middle East-wide conflict with Iran. The analysis ...

19.07.2021

Some Questions To Ask About The Latest Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

 The rapidly escalating conflict that has recently exploded between Israel and Palestine caught many extra-regional observers by surprise, even though many in West Asia had been expecting something of the sort for quite a while already. The hybrid military-political movement Hamas accused Israel of violating the Palestinians’ ...

19.05.2021

New US Administration Approach to Syria: How Different Could It Be?

... (anti-ISIS coalition efforts), nuclear non-proliferation (revival of the JCPOA), and interacting with actors involved in those issues. Third, Biden will face certain domestic opposition to some of the Middle East policy issues, e.g. Iran nuclear deal, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, sanctioned entities and so on. Finally, having different views, approaches and rationale, US allies in the region (Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Turkey and Israel) could possibly frustrate some of the plans devised by the new ...

03.03.2021

Assessing Iran’s Threat Potential to the UAE

UAE officials have viewed Iran as a danger for many years, which is why Abu Dhabi lobbied the Trump administration to pursue “maximum pressure” against Tehran Iran condemned the United Arab Emirates for signing the Abraham Accords with Israel last August, with Kayhan Daily, the mouthpiece ultraconservatives in Iran, publicly warning the UAE that it is now “a legitimate and easy target.” Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei even Tweeted #UAEStabsMuslims on Sept. 1, in response to ...

26.01.2021

Is Russia Preparing to Get Closer to Iran in the Biden Era?

... Russia, that was depicted as the “biggest threat” to the U.S. Recent remarks by Russian officials suggest that Moscow sees the Trump administration’s two main Iran policy legacies in the Middle East, i.e., withdrawing from JCPOA and emboldening Israel through peace deals, as an opportunity for deepening alignment with Iran and promoting Russia’s great power status. Although winning the next Iranian presidential election by hardliners will create an additional capacity to further contribute ...

21.01.2021

Talking Turkey With Greece: Turkey and Israel’s Marriage of Convenience

On January 25, Graeco-Turkish talks begin, at which Turkish claims to Greek island territories will be high on the agenda. Before we briefly consider the Israeli position, herewith a spot of recent history.AP Photo / Turkish PresidencyScorned countries sometimes seek out other scorned countries, for reasons of self-interest. Thus Germany, humiliated after the First World War, co-operated with the Soviet ...

21.01.2021

Who Killed Seven Top Nuclear Scientists in Iran? Fingers Are Pointed at Mossad and the CIA

... Fakhrizadeh's assassination in several ways, but now Iranian officials say he was murdered with the help of a remotely operated machine gun in the middle of the road. has gone.Arash Khamooshi / The New York Times However, Iran still maintains its stand that Israel is behind his murder. He was murdered on 27 November. Iran's reasoning behind this is very simple that Israel is one of the few countries which has enough reason and ability to carry out such attacks on Iran's soil. But even more general consensus ...

15.01.2021

Russia and Iran in Syria and Beyond: Challenges Ahead

... crises and to which extent the interests of Moscow and Tehran overlap or contradict each other. Some of the key issues of the political situation in the region were assessed, such as the situation in Idlib, the prospects for a political process in Syria, Israel’s role in the region’s future, the path to Syria’s reconstruction and the impact of U.S. policies on the emerging new order in the Middle East. Both Russia and the Islamic Republic of Iran regard each other as necessary components of the ...

22.12.2020

The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... certain opportunities. It is important to remember that gas reserves in the Mediterranean shelf discovered in the XXI century total over 3.8 trillion cubic meters. The key fields are Zohr off the coast of Egypt, Tamar and Leviathan off the coast of Israel, and Aphrodite off the coast of Cyprus, etc. Additionally, the so- called Block 9 is in a part of the field disputed by Lebanon. We can suppose there are large gas reserves off the Syrian coast, as well. By 2020, development had already been launched ...

15.12.2020
 

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