January 06, 2021
With Ship Seizure, South Korea Again Stuck Between the US and Iran
By Kyle Ferrier
The South Korean tanker MT Hankuk Chemi is collateral damage in the larger U.S.-Iranian tensions.
October 22, 2020
How US Sanctions Drove Iran Into Huawei’s Arms
By Reza Khaasteh
U.S. sanctions kicked Ericsson out of Iran. Now the Chinese telecom giant is poised to win the 5G race in the country.
October 19, 2020
Following Fresh US Sanctions, Will China Bail out Iran?
By Emily Jin
When the United States cuts off Iran completely, will China step in? This question comes at a critical time, but the answer is complicated.
August 11, 2020
The Souring of Iran-South Korea Relations
By Nima Khorrami
Seoul’s unapologetic stance could signal a change in its approach to resource and trade diplomacy in the Middle East.
May 21, 2020
US Sanctions Prompt China to Cut Most Iran Oil Supplies, Officially at Least
By Yigal Chazan
Declared imports have nosedived, but Beijing seems unwilling to shut off completely deliveries from its strategic partner.
April 22, 2020
Iran Opens Up as Economic Woes Overshadow Virus Infection Fears
By Associated Press
Authorities have defended their response by pointing out the harsh economic impact a prolonged lockdown would have.
July 01, 2019
The US, Iran, and Oil-Hungry Asia
By Nicholas Trickett
As tensions between the United States and Iran deepen, Asia’s top oil importers watch warily.
June 27, 2019
The Price of US-Iran Tensions for South Korea
By Troy Stangarone
For South Korea, the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran stretches far beyond oil imports.
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 26, 2019
India’s Iran Conundrum Is Back
By Harsh V. Pant
The Trump administration’s sanctions hardball puts New Delhi in a tight spot.
April 25, 2019
India’s Growing Iran Dilemma
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The Iran sanction waiver issue is just the latest manifestation of New Delhi’s rising challenge in managing ties with Tehran.