The Israel-Lebanon Maritime Border Deal has been a trigger that started the new phase of the dashing energy policies of the countries in the region.
Additional supplies from alternative countries like Iran, as well as the length of time required for Russian oil replacement, will be the factor reducing uncertainty upon the oil market.
French ambitions in Iraq present various indicators towards a geopolitical balance of power and economic gains.
Russia wants to get closer to Arab countries rather than Iran to solve the problems in the Middle East.
Iran’s brand of Shiism, size, population, and conduct in the Arab states, has historically influenced UAE’s strategic thinking.
First employed by Saudi Arabia against the Al-Sahwa Movement and later expanded for further use, the Madkhali Salafists have become a military organization, as seen in Yemen and Libya.
Turkey started a new process in the Mediterranean by its Libyan policies. As Turkey stops the Haftar’s forces attempting to capture Tripoli, it deterred the actors behind Haftar and renderred their policies futile.
Through changing their Syrian policy, the Saudi Arabia-the UAE-Egypt trio has sided against Turkey.
It is possible to say that the US has never had an impressive strategy towards the Kurds, which are scattered in four countries: Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria.
Turkey’s cool-headed and uncompromising attitude prevented covering up the incident and prevented the escalation of the crisis into a bilateral problem between Riyadh and Ankara.
IRGC is the cornerstone of Iran’s hard power and no wonder why the United States and its allies seek to undermine it by the soft laws of CAATSA, ISA, FATF and JCPOA.