Jask port, with its geopolitical location in the east of the Strait of Hormuz in the Oman Sea, is of strategic importance for Iran in terms of energy security, economy, and military.
Since water transfer projects in Karun proceed, and the management of water resources is based on lobbies and ethnic interests, the hydro-politics of Khuzestan has gotten increasingly complicated.
French ambitions in Iraq present various indicators towards a geopolitical balance of power and economic gains.
The divided Gulf region is witnessing new shifts in its approaches towards Türkiye and Iran with the emergence of post-COVID-19 economic implications and a weaker US military presence.
According to the publications by Iranian research institutes, a Taliban-led administration will pose a danger to Iran's national interests in the medium and long term.
Is the ‘unruly militias’ narrative a new challenge or justification?
In terms of energy (both fossil-based and green), geopolitics, geoeconomics, trade, finance, health and digital security, and media and soft power, China’s influence in the region has been growing in the past two decades.
Iran’s brand of Shiism, size, population, and conduct in the Arab states, has historically influenced UAE’s strategic thinking.
In the global contest for obtaining political and economic power, there are newly emerging trends; geoeconomics and regionalization processes are among those new trends.
Three years after India gained independence from the British, India and Iran established their diplomatic relations