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Nima Khorrami Assl

Politics

Will UAE and Iran resolve the three islands dispute?

The United Arab Emirates has shifted its strategy from direct talks with Iran to calling for international mediation.

Politics

NATO's Central Asia strategy: What next?

Advocating democracy is neither a "remedy" to Central Asia's political ills nor a sound "strategic option" for NATO.

Politics

China and India: Rival Middle East strategies

The Asian giants are making calculated geopolitical decisions when it comes to their strategy in the Middle East.

Politics

Iran: domestic power plays

The storming of the British embassy in Tehran is part of a wider political game playing out in the Islamic Republic.

Politics

Syria and the unfolding hegemonic game

A new strategic alliance has formed, Ankara and Riyadh against Tehran, all trying to gain influence over Damascus.

Politics

Palestine UN bid: Where does China stand?

China's vote will fit into its framework of non-intervention, as it seeks to serve its own strategic interests.

Politics

Russia's Middle East ambitions

Port access, business deals and arms contracts mean unrest in Syria is problematic for Russian foreign policy.