FOREIGN POLICY

OPINION

Raisi's Visit to Russia and the Criticism He Received

Aydın Güven

Raisi considers the steps towards the East as a strategic achievement for the country's foreign policy, while opponents criticize Iran's potential dependency on Moscow and Beijing.

OPINION

Iraqi 5th Parliament Meets Fragmented Political Blocs

Zeidon Alkinani

The re-appointment of Mohammed al-Halboosi as Iraq’s Speaker of Parliament reflects an early future of a consensus agreement between the Sadrists, Taqadum-Azam Sunni alliance, and the Kurdish alliance.