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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?
What is Iran’s Interest in Maintaining Relations With Turkmenistan?
March 29, 2018
What is Iran’s Interest in Maintaining Relations With Turkmenistan?
Despite an ongoing gas dispute, Iran seems intent on maintaining relations with Turkmenistan.
What is Iran’s Interest in Maintaining Relations With Turkmenistan?
Filling In the North-South Trade Corridor's Missing Links
February 28, 2018
Filling In the North-South Trade Corridor's Missing Links
New Delhi is deftly decoupling its connectivity-centric policy in Iran from its increased engagement with Washington.
Filling In the North-South Trade Corridor's Missing Links
What Did the Uzbek Foreign Minister's Iran Visit Achieve?
February 13, 2018
What Did the Uzbek Foreign Minister's Iran Visit Achieve?
Uzbek Foreign Minister Kamilov just made his second visit to Iran in less than six months, this time to talk regional issues like Afghanistan.
What Did the Uzbek Foreign Minister's Iran Visit Achieve?
Why Iran's Monarchy Could Unite a Divided Country
January 13, 2018
Why Iran's Monarchy Could Unite a Divided Country
How the Persian monarchy once saved -- and may yet again save -- Iran.
Why Iran's Monarchy Could Unite a Divided Country
China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties
December 14, 2017
China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties
China’s defense minister vowed to strengthen military cooperation with Iran.
China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties
Ghani and Mirziyoyev Meet, Renew Afghan-Uzbek Ties
December 06, 2017
Ghani and Mirziyoyev Meet, Renew Afghan-Uzbek Ties
Connectivity was at the heart of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to Uzbekistan this week.
Ghani and Mirziyoyev Meet, Renew Afghan-Uzbek Ties
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