Abstract: This paper aims to understand the infighting dynamics within rebel factions during the Syrian. Continue reading
Abstract: The re-election of incumbent president Dr Hassan Rouhani must be read as a mandate for the continuation. Continue reading
The involvement of countries such as Turkey, and potentially Russia and Iran, is likely to widen existing fractures within the GCC and weaken the web of partnerships with Western states that have formed the cornerstone of the post-1991 Gulf security architecture.
The American airstrike against Iranian-backed fighters near Al Tanaf base last month represent a major change in the nature of the United States’ use of force in Syria.
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Abstract: The Iranian presidential elections always attract the world’s attention. The 12th presidential. Continue reading
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Executive Summary Arab states are among the most centralized in the world. A centralized political and. Continue reading
Abstract: Iran is a key player at the heart of the most pressing questions of today’s Middle East, including. Continue reading
Abstract: Orthodox Christianity arguably constitutes the foundation of the entire Russian cultural spectrum. The. Continue reading