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Russia, Iran, Others Debate How to Split Caspian Oil Riches
August 13, 2019
Russia, Iran, Others Debate How to Split Caspian Oil Riches
The convention signed last year still has not been ratified by Russia or Iran.
Russia, Iran, Others Debate How to Split Caspian Oil Riches
Chabahar Port: A Step Toward Connectivity for India and Afghanistan
July 03, 2019
Chabahar Port: A Step Toward Connectivity for India and Afghanistan
For India and Afghanistan, Chabahar holds great promise.
Chabahar Port: A Step Toward Connectivity for India and Afghanistan
Tajikistan Tilts Back Toward Iran
July 01, 2019
Tajikistan Tilts Back Toward Iran
With a new agreement on an old tunnel, and Tehran on the hunt for friends, the tide is pulling Iran and Tajikistan back together for now.
Tajikistan Tilts Back Toward Iran
Military Action Against Iran: Lessons From the Falklands War
June 21, 2019
Military Action Against Iran: Lessons From the Falklands War
Few things boost the popularity of a democratically elected politician more than a short military conflict against an authoritarian regime.
Military Action Against Iran: Lessons From the Falklands War
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
December 22, 2018
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
What does 2019 hold for the region?
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
December 13, 2018
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
U.S. coercive pressure on Iran works against Uzbekistan’s regional interests and the stability of Afghanistan.
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
What Comes After the Caspian Sea Deal?
December 05, 2018
What Comes After the Caspian Sea Deal?
Successful realization of the opportunities opened by the deal will depend on political will among the Caspian littoral states.
What Comes After the Caspian Sea Deal?
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
November 30, 2018
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
A new strategy for Afghanistan begins in Iran and needs India’s help.
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
How Iran Aims to Build a Multilateral Security Cooperation Framework
November 15, 2018
How Iran Aims to Build a Multilateral Security Cooperation Framework
Amid sanctions, Iran focuses on building a framework for multilateral security cooperation with Russia, China, and India.
How Iran Aims to Build a Multilateral Security Cooperation Framework
Managed Instability: Iran, the Taliban, and Afghanistan
November 14, 2018
Managed Instability: Iran, the Taliban, and Afghanistan
Iran’s support for the Taliban is an effective way of retaliating against the United States, but there’s more to it.
Managed Instability: Iran, the Taliban, and Afghanistan
Iran’s Chabahar Port Scores an India- and Afghanistan-Inspired Sanctions Exemption
November 08, 2018
Iran’s Chabahar Port Scores an India- and Afghanistan-Inspired Sanctions Exemption
Given the port’s importance to India and Afghanistan, the U.S. has reportedly carved out a sanctions exception for Chabahar.
Iran’s Chabahar Port Scores an India- and Afghanistan-Inspired Sanctions Exemption
Can Arab Countries Make Up for India’s Loss of Iranian Oil?
October 27, 2018
Can Arab Countries Make Up for India’s Loss of Iranian Oil?
If New Delhi drops its oil imports from Tehran to zero, it will need to import more from other partners.
Can Arab Countries Make Up for India’s Loss of Iranian Oil?
Are Afghanistan-Iran Relations on the Mend?
August 16, 2018
Are Afghanistan-Iran Relations on the Mend?
Rouhani’s outreach to Ghani at the SCO summit this summer may herald an improvement in bilateral ties.
Are Afghanistan-Iran Relations on the Mend?
Caspian Sea Dispute Settled on the Surface
August 13, 2018
Caspian Sea Dispute Settled on the Surface
The landmark agreement settles some Caspian Sea issues, but leaves others open for further discussion.
Caspian Sea Dispute Settled on the Surface
Settling the Caspian Issue and Realizing the Trans-Caspian Energy Corridor
July 10, 2018
Settling the Caspian Issue and Realizing the Trans-Caspian Energy Corridor
Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan’s aims to diversify their energy export markets got a boost recently.
Settling the Caspian Issue and Realizing the Trans-Caspian Energy Corridor
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
May 30, 2018
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
Washington’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is not good news for Afghanistan.
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
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