Kazakhstan to Attend the Doha Oil Summit
April 15, 2016
Kazakhstan to Attend the Doha Oil Summit
At least Astana will be in the room where it happens.
Kazakhstan to Attend the Doha Oil Summit
Nazarbayev Starts Off Week of Travel in Iran
April 12, 2016
Nazarbayev Starts Off Week of Travel in Iran
He’ll head on to Istanbul and Uzbekistan later in the week.
Nazarbayev Starts Off Week of Travel in Iran
Iran Confirms Delivery of First Russian S-300 Air Defense System
April 11, 2016
Iran Confirms Delivery of First Russian S-300 Air Defense System
Sources in Moscow and Tehran confirmed that the first batch of S-300 missile systems arrived in Iran.
Iran Confirms Delivery of First Russian S-300 Air Defense System
Russia Will Ship S-300 Missile Systems to Iran Within Days
April 07, 2016
Russia Will Ship S-300 Missile Systems to Iran Within Days
A Russian diplomat expects the first S-300 delivery to take place in the coming days.
Russia Will Ship S-300 Missile Systems to Iran Within Days
Kazakhstan Among the Oil Giants
March 11, 2016
Kazakhstan Among the Oil Giants
Astana’s oversized dependence on oil has put the country’s economy at the whims of a merciless global oil market.
Kazakhstan Among the Oil Giants
Discovering Cyrus the Great's Secrets in Modern Iran
February 19, 2016
Discovering Cyrus the Great's Secrets in Modern Iran
2,500 years after his death, Cyrus the Great's tomb in Iran remains a site of mystery and wonder.
Discovering Cyrus the Great's Secrets in Modern Iran
Don't Count on Iran's February 2016 Elections Making History Just Yet
February 12, 2016
Don't Count on Iran's February 2016 Elections Making History Just Yet
Iran's political institutions will make a reformist triumph an unlikely outcome of the elections.
Don't Count on Iran's February 2016 Elections Making History Just Yet
Cultural Rifts and Horse Penis Jokes
January 09, 2016
Cultural Rifts and Horse Penis Jokes
Also, Tajikistan in the Saudi Arabia-Iran split and the Silk Road’s revival; weekend reads.
Cultural Rifts and Horse Penis Jokes
A Familiar Name Reemerges in Iran
January 08, 2016
A Familiar Name Reemerges in Iran
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's grandson, popular with reform-minded politicians in Iran, is set to contest an important election.
A Familiar Name Reemerges in Iran
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
January 08, 2016
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
The South Asian traditions of Islam offer a compelling alternative to the religion's practice in the Middle East.
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
US Navy: China and Russia ‘Focused on Taking the Lead’
January 06, 2016
US Navy: China and Russia ‘Focused on Taking the Lead’
In a new document, the Chief of Naval Operations outlines challenges the U.S. Navy will be facing in the 21st century.
US Navy: China and Russia ‘Focused on Taking the Lead’
China Wants To Deepen Military Ties With Iran
October 17, 2015
China Wants To Deepen Military Ties With Iran
A senior Chinese admiral met with Iran’s defense minister in Tehran.
China Wants To Deepen Military Ties With Iran
Why Iran Needs to Explore Participation in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
October 14, 2015
Why Iran Needs to Explore Participation in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Iran, China, and Pakistan stand poised to transform a region.
Why Iran Needs to Explore Participation in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Iran Test-Fires New Missile Capable of Hitting Israel
October 12, 2015
Iran Test-Fires New Missile Capable of Hitting Israel
Tehran’s newest missile allegedly can hit targets “with high precision.”
Iran Test-Fires New Missile Capable of Hitting Israel
Will Iran Order 150 New Fighter Jets From China?
August 04, 2015
Will Iran Order 150 New Fighter Jets From China?
Is Tehran going on a military shopping spree in Asia?
Will Iran Order 150 New Fighter Jets From China?
A Deal of Great Consequence
August 03, 2015
A Deal of Great Consequence
The nuclear accord with Iran is a deal with potentially profound consequences.
A Deal of Great Consequence
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