The United Arab Emirates has shifted its strategy from direct talks with Iran to calling for international mediation.
Nima Khorrami Assl
Advocating democracy is neither a “remedy” to Central Asia’s political ills nor a sound “strategic option” for NATO.
The Asian giants are making calculated geopolitical decisions when it comes to their strategy in the Middle East.
The storming of the British embassy in Tehran is part of a wider political game playing out in the Islamic Republic.
A new strategic alliance has formed, Ankara and Riyadh against Tehran, all trying to gain influence over Damascus.
China’s vote will fit into its framework of non-intervention, as it seeks to serve its own strategic interests.
Port access, business deals and arms contracts mean unrest in Syria is problematic for Russian foreign policy.