Research Areas

Despite the Islamic Republic’s tangible support for the Houthis and considerable influence on various aspects of the Yemeni civil war, internal and external factors curb Iran’s role in Yemen’s crisis.

Turkey should not expect other parties to understand and support responses to its own security threats. If Turkey enters into the field in Syria by using its hard power, this may change the game in its favor.

Trilateral cooperation with Iran and India offers economic integration for Turkey and helps facilitate it to become one of the world’s top ten economies.

Trump’s maximum pressure policy is working but apparently not to the advantage of regional and global peace and stability.

Iran’s policy of “Look to the East” to strengthen relations and counterbalance the West is a familiar phenomenon.

After the US withdrawal from JCPOA, and announcements about new sanctions, German-Iran trade volume declined drastically.

Essebsi’s death will not change much in Tunisia’s foreign policy, at least in the next two months. This means that in the short run, Iran-Tunisia relations are likely to remain cordial, without necessarily becoming formal.

As tensions between the Trump administration and the Islamic Republic of Iran remain high there is legitimate concern regarding the Levant’s security.

Since the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal, the Trump administration has indicated that they are not seeking regime change in Iran, rather a more appropriate nuclear deal.

Iran’s air defence missile systems shooting down a high-tech US military drone south of the Gulf on Thursday, June 20 is the latest example of increasing tensions between Washington and Tehran over the past year.

With U.S. President Donald Trump’s unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear deal signed between Iran and the P5+1 countries in May 2018, Iran’s nuclear activities have moved to the top of the international agenda again.