Global issues & Politics

The Arab Islamic American Summit and its impacts on the Islamic world

  On 21 May 2017, the “Arab-Islamic American Summit” was organized in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh where most of the Muslim countries’ leaders attended. An important participant in this meeting was the US President Donald Trump who delivered the keynote speech besides the Saudi King Salman. Except for Iran, Syria and some Central […]

The Tangled Triangle of Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the US

  Speaking at the gathering of around 55 Muslim countries, the US President Donald Trump and the Saudi Arabian King Salman called Iran a terrorist supporter last week and reiterated to confront the measures undertaken by this country. The US and Saudi Arabia accused Iran of destabilizing the region and the world at a time […]

Donald Trump’s Doctrine and his predicted policy agenda

  Republican candidate for the US Presidential Elections Donald Trump won victory, defeated his rival Hillary Clinton (predicted to be a winner in elections), and became the 45th President of the United States. Prior to elections, due to his various remarks, particularly his remarks about women, in many opinion polls Donald Trump was behind Hillary […]

The US-India closing ties and its impacts on the region

  The US Secretary of Defense and Indian Defense Minister signed the “Logistic Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA)” last week. Coincide with that, the US Secretary of State John Kerry also visited India and met some Indian Senior Officials. The signature of LEMOA and the US Secretary of States’ visit to India occur at a […]

Consequences of Russian Presence in Syria

Military presence of Russia in Syria has faced the crisis of Middle East with new challenges. Russians by having military presence and supporting the regime of Bashar Ul Asad in Syria, along with Iran and Lebnan’s Hizbullah, obviously took position against the goals of West in the area. It looks like Russians, with this presence […]

The Migration Crisis and the Situation of Afghan Migrants in the World

According to a research conducted by EU, the numbers of migrants at the EU’s borders have reached a record high of 107,500 in July, 2015.[1] For the first time, the number of illegal migrants has surpassed the 100,000 mark in a single month. According to this research, Afghans are the third highest source of immigration […]

The West-Iran nuclear deal and its impacts on the region and Afghanistan

Since many decades, one of the reasons behind the soured relations between Iran’s Islamic revolution with Saudi Arabia and Israel is the Iranian nuclear program. These two countries didn’t only consider the nuclear-armed Iran as a threat to its national security but they also see it a threat and hindrance to its (Saudi and Israeli) […]

The Ongoing “neo” Cold War & Its Impacts

With the outbreak of the Ukraine crisis in 2014 most of the political analysts called it the beginning of “second” or “neo” Cold War. The crisis has not been handled yet and the relations between U.S. and Russia are still tense. The fresh statements of the Russian President Vladimir Putin and responses from western and […]

The Iran-US Deal & Its Impacts on the Region

  For many decades Iranian nuclear program’s news have circulated in international news agencies. The USA and Iran have been busy in talks with each other regarding Iran’s nuclear program. But the process has been accelerated since Mohammad Hassan Rouhani reached the power. Now, after 18 months of talks, both sides forge a mutually acceptable […]

Lausanne Talks and the Future of Iran’s Nuclear Program

  The fourth round of talks between Iran and 5+1 group of the world’s major powers was scheduled to bear fruit until the 31stof March, but the deadline has been extended twice, because the members’ conversation with the media had expressed that the negotiations were having difficulties. Abbas Iraqchi, the deputy foreign minister of Iran […]

Obama’s new approach to global foreign policy

  United States President Barack Obama visited Bagram Military Base, located 40-kilometers off Kabul International Airport, without informing Afghan Embassy in US or Afghan foreign ministry officials. During the visit he announced the new Afghan strategy and invited his counterpart President Hamid Karzai to meet him in Bagram. Just a day after his visit to […]

Wide aspects of disputing of U.S and Russia over Ukraine

After World War II and especially after the access of super powers to atomic bomb, it was thought that the super powers will not stimulate another world war because of the fear of destruction of the world. After that the bipolar world witnessed direct conflicts between the superpowers, where both tried to deepen the involvement […]