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Interview – Avner Golov

Interview – Avner Golov

Avner Golov answers questions about the recent US-Iran nuclear agreement and its implications for Israel and wider regional security in the Middle East.

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Out in the Open: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Execution of Sheik Nimr al-Nimr

The confrontation of Saudi Arabia and Iran remains a political battle of influence with a veneer of religious justifications and very secular interests at the heart.

Hillary Clinton, Israel and the Middle East

Hillary Clinton, Israel and the Middle East

No one in Israel or the US is under any illusion that Obama’s departure will end the underlining tensions that have rocked the US-Israel ‘special relationship’ over recent years.

The United States and the Issue of Iran-Saudi Arabia Rivalry

The United States and the Issue of Iran-Saudi Arabia Rivalry

The USA cannot take sides in a Shia-Sunni dispute. Yet it must take initiative through quiet diplomacy as only proactive diplomacy can defuse the Iran-Saudi tension.

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The Oil of Iran: Past and Present in Perspective

With vast oil and gas reserves to draw upon, Iran could transform itself into an energy superpower – yet there also remains a great deal of doubt.

Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

We seek those with an expertise on the Middle East to help expand our regional coverage and develop a cutting edge Edited Collection on the impact of Islamic State.

Iran Is Part of the Problem, Part of the Solution

Iran Is Part of the Problem, Part of the Solution

Geostrategic reality, shrewd political moves and the short-sighted policies of its adversaries have enhanced the role of Iran in any future dispensation in Syria.

Middle East: Moving Towards a Sectarian Political Order?

Middle East: Moving Towards a Sectarian Political Order?

Sectarian violence has vitiated regional politics and foreign policies along sectarian lines. The fight between the Shi’ite and Sunni crescents is likely to continue.

Hurting the Host: The Rationale of the Afghan Exodus

Hurting the Host: The Rationale of the Afghan Exodus

Against the backdrop of the situation of the refugees trying to enter Europe, it is crucial to find the necessary steps needed to stop the exodus of Afghan people.

Moving on After Congress Votes on the Iran Deal

Moving on After Congress Votes on the Iran Deal

Iran is an important country. The US should engage with Iran, with well-considered protections in place, while being sure to protect and reassure our allies.

Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Will Not Transform USA-Iran Relations

Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Will Not Transform USA-Iran Relations

It is too early for a substantial change in the US-Iran status quo; but despite skepticism, there is no denying that the nuclear deal is a diplomatic breakthrough.

The Iran Opportunity for India

The Iran Opportunity for India

The Iran nuclear deal opens up a world of opportunities of both strategic and commercial nature for India, which has civilisational links with Iran.

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