July 02, 2022
Russia-Ukraine War: Implications for Asian Geoeconomics
By Ali Ahmadi
As the war and resulting sanctions redraw trade maps in Asia, Iran stands to be the primary beneficiary.
October 21, 2021
Chabahar Port and Iran’s Strategic Balancing With China and India
By Soroush Aliasgary and Marin Ekstrom
Both China and India seek to use Chabahar port for their own strategic interests. Iran can use that competition to its own advantage.
December 18, 2020
India-Iran-Uzbekistan Pursue Central Asian Connectivity
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The Iranian port of Chabahar has the potential to shift some of the regional dynamics in India’s favor.
September 07, 2020
Indian Defense Minister Visits Tehran Amid Predictable Complications in Ties
By Abhijnan Rej
Having lost significant leverage over Iran, India must now contend with the warming ties between Beijing and Tehran.
July 03, 2019
Chabahar Port: A Step Toward Connectivity for India and Afghanistan
By Khesraw Omid Farooq
For India and Afghanistan, Chabahar holds great promise.
June 25, 2019
What a US-Iran Face Off Means for Afghanistan
By Shoaib A. Rahim
Sanctions on Iran and the possibility of conflict are jeopardizing Kabul's long-term development plans.
May 16, 2019
Tehran Comes Calling: India’s Iran Dilemma Grows Acute
By Harsh V. Pant
India has to make hard choices about its relationship with Iran—again.
April 19, 2019
Afghanistan: Prospects and Challenges to Regional Connectivity
By Mariam Safi and Bismellah Alizada
Afghanistan has a long and difficult road to transition from an aid dependent economy to a trade and transit economy.
January 14, 2019
India Doubles Down on Chabahar Gambit
By Sudha Ramachandran
India continues its investment in the Iranian port, but the project's success is far from guaranteed.
January 09, 2019
In India, Iranian Foreign Minister Discusses Sanctions, Crude Exports, and More
By Ankit Panda
Iran and India continue to cooperate bilaterally and regionally.
December 13, 2018
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
By Nicholas Trickett
U.S. coercive pressure on Iran works against Uzbekistan’s regional interests and the stability of Afghanistan.
November 08, 2018
Iran’s Chabahar Port Scores an India- and Afghanistan-Inspired Sanctions Exemption
By Catherine Putz
Given the port’s importance to India and Afghanistan, the U.S. has reportedly carved out a sanctions exception for Chabahar.