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.
December 12, 2020
How US Sanctions Are Pushing Iran, Venezuela, and North Korea Closer Together
By Jason Bartlett, Emily Jin, and Jason Bartlett and Emily Jin
U.S. policymakers should consider how to adapt sanctions implementation to undercut the hostile coalition of sanctioned nations.
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.
March 28, 2020
Suspending Sanctions on Iran During the COVID-19 Crisis Serves American Interests
By Lucille Greer
A temporary suspension of sanctions now will serve the United States well in future negotiations with Iran.
February 01, 2020
The Looming Threat of Sanctions for Chinese Companies in Iran
By Pan Yuanyuan
The United States has more excuses than ever before to impose sanctions on Chinese companies doing business with Iran.
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 03, 2019
US-Iran Tensions: Impact on China-Iran Ties
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Amin Saikal.
April 25, 2019
Although Unhappy With US Sanctions on Iran, China Won’t Fall Out With Washington
By Charlotte Gao
The White House vows to bring Iran’s oil exports to zero and China is Iran’s largest crude oil customer.
December 12, 2018
The Trump Administration’s Iran Obsession Encumbers US-China Trade Talks
By John S. Van Oudenaren
Meng Wanzhou's arrest is just the latest example of an Iran fixation getting in the way of more important U.S. interests.
December 06, 2018
Canada Arrests Huawei Executive; China Demands Her Immediate Release
By Charlotte Gao
Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Huawei and daughter of Huawei’s founder, has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the U.S.
November 07, 2018
What Does Iran Really Think of China?
By Mahmoud Pargoo
Tehran has good reason to doubt that China is a reliable partner.
August 08, 2018
What the US Iran Sanctions Mean for India
By Paras Ratna
India’s diplomatic predicament just got worse.