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Iran’s flawed strategy of promoting Latin American ties

  • Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visited three Latin American countries in mid-June. This trip was an opportunity to visit three revolutionary countries that are under US sanctions, namely Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba. These countries are also ideologically close to the revolutionary Iranian st...
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Western model not the only way to achieve good governance

  • The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights defines governance as all the processes of governing and the institutions, processes and practices through which issues of common concern are decided upon and regulated. The UN Human Rights Council states that good governance is based on t...
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Iranian citizens do not feel safe in their homeland

  • People must feel safe and secure if societies are to progress and remain stable. These two factors allow individuals to focus on the contributions or services they can provide to aid the success of their homeland, hence contributing to global human production. Conversely, people feeling that t...
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Saudi Arabia beating illiteracy while Iran lags behind

  • Investing in human capital is a priority for any government that believes in its citizens’ significance and indispensability for socioeconomic and state progression. In particular, the youth is a vital cog in such progression. Governments that are aware of this importance work hard to harness...
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Saudi Pro League at the heart of Kingdom’s soft power in Iran

  • Saudi Arabia continues to pursue its Vision 2030, focusing on quality of life, the diversification of its economy and ending its dependance on oil. One aspect of this diversification is investments in the sports sector in general and football in particular. Saudi Pro League games are now transm...
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Why Iran is ignored when nations plan transboundary trade routes

  • The experiences of rising states in contemporary history indicate that transformations in their strength and capabilities have been critical to elevating their status to the ranks of actors capable of exerting influence over global issues. For such countries to be positioned at the heart of p...
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Reaction to Ronaldo’s visit shows Iranians long for normality

  • The unwritten agreement between the US and Iran on the swapping of prisoners in return for the unfreezing of billions of dollars of Iranian assets came into force last week. However, in the same week, another significant event took place in Iran, causing huge uproar. The famous Portuguese footb...
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman lays out new formula for US-Saudi cooperation

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s interview with Fox News, which aired on Sept. 21, attracted huge attention both regionally and globally. This is normal, as there is a huge desire by world leaders to listen to the architect of the Saudi national project, about which reports are incessantly ci...
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Iran’s growing rivalry with Turkiye in the South Caucasus

  • Iran is encountering difficulties in its immediate neighborhood, whether in its relations with the Taliban government in Afghanistan or its relations with Azerbaijan. President Ebrahim Raisi’s regional diplomacy has not had an immediate effect on the strained relations with the country’s neighb...
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GCC-ASEAN Summit: Gulf states shift to new waters in testing geopolitical times

  • The Gulf Cooperation Council-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit to be held in Riyadh on Friday has ushered in excitement in the context of Gulf plans to chart new trajectories and plans away from the West. The plans of the GCC states to move beyond oil and diversify their economies a...
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