January 17, 2022
China and Iran Since the 25-Year Agreement: The Limits of Cooperation
By William Figueroa
Iran may be forced to “Look East” in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the JCPOA, but the Chinese government continues to look in many directions at once.
September 03, 2021
The Barriers to China-Iran Military Diplomacy
By Masoud Rezaei
An Iranian perspective on how far China and Iran can take their defense ties.
May 04, 2021
China-Iran Strategic Cooperation: Symbolism Vs. Substance
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Gedaliah Afterman.
April 09, 2021
What the China-Iran Strategic Cooperation Pact Means for India
By Mahima Duggal
New Delhi must revisit its approach to Tehran, especially if it wishes to limit China’s growing influence within Iran.
March 30, 2021
What’s in the China-Iran Strategic Cooperation Agreement?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Despite the fanfare surrounding the 25-year deal, details are scarce. Is this much ado about nothing?
July 15, 2020
The Pitfalls of the China-Iran Agreement
By Nima Khorrami
The reported agreement, already receiving a backlash in Iran, is not likely to achieve what Tehran hopes it will.