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US Election Rigged, Not Transparent: American Analyst

US Election Rigged, Not Transparent: American Analyst

TEHRAN (Basirat) - A Washington-based former Senate foreign policy analyst called into question the US’s commitment to a transparent election, noting that the November poll is overshadowed by fraud.
ROPEC Appearance and Its Impact on Global Oil Industry

ROPEC Appearance and Its Impact on Global Oil Industry

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Now, with Russia stepping in to negotiate with OPEC nations, a new picture is emerging. This question comes to mind whether or not Russia will affect the global oil market. Will oil reach $100 a barrel?
Erdogan Desires Neo-Ottoman Empire from Syria to Iraq

Erdogan Desires Neo-Ottoman Empire from Syria to Iraq

TEHRAN (Basirat)- it seems that the Turkish government has not learned its lessons from intervening in Syria and this time intends, more than any time before, to throw the borders of the Middle East into turmoil and insecurity through playing a destructive role in Iraq.
US in State of Confusion over Syria Crisis

US in State of Confusion over Syria Crisis

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Because the US has taken a passive position on Syria, it always attempts to prevent Russia from achieving its goals in the Arab country either through a diplomatic deadlock or supporting terrorist groups pointlessly.
Trump’s Election Challenges and Future of Regional Security Structure

Trump’s Election Challenges and Future of Regional Security Structure

TEHRAN (Basirat)- If Trump wins the election, better results will be achieved for creation of a détente between Russia and the US. Such an approach will affect the security crisis management model in Syria.
Future of Peace in Afghanistan after Landmark Deal with Hekmatyar

Future of Peace in Afghanistan after Landmark Deal with Hekmatyar

TEHRAN (Basirat)- To put it more clearly, Hekmatyar’s party is not essentially a serious security threat to Ashraf Ghani and his government in current situation. Therefore, one cannot hope that security measures will be improved in the country if the peace accord is finalized.
End of An Illusion;
Saudi Arabia’s Waning Regional Position

End of An Illusion; Saudi Arabia’s Waning Regional Position

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Lack of Western support, especially from the US, for the Saudi regional polices, along with efforts by powers, like Russia, to ignore Riyadh and replace it with the other Arab states such as Egypt, spell an end to Saudis’ illusion about ruling the region and the Islamic world.
A Discourse Analysis of Ideological Conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia

A Discourse Analysis of Ideological Conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Metaphors used by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution in his remarks on the occasion of the first anniversary of the deadly Mina incident reflected epistemological and ontological factors of the Takfiri groups and Wahhabi affiliates’ ideological confrontation with Iran’s policy and resistance identity. Orientation of the Leader’s speech towards this issue showed that such a conflict could bring about serious repercussions for Iran’s ideological and regional objectives. Under such a circumstance, Iran has no choice but to reproduce its power of identity in the resistancegeopolitics.
US ‘War on Terror’ Has Victimized Scores of Filipino Civilians: Activist

US ‘War on Terror’ Has Victimized Scores of Filipino Civilians: Activist

TEHRAN (Basirat) – Amirah Ali Lidasan, a Moro activist with the civil society groups SuaraBangsamoro (Voice of the Bangsamoro) and Initiatives for Peace in Mindanao, the Philippines, said the implementation of Washington’s so-called “war on terror” paved the way for the US military presence in the Philippines which has so far victimized numerous innocent people in Mindanao.
Common Ground between Iran and Latin America

Common Ground between Iran and Latin America

TEHRAN (Basirat)- It is needless to say that many components of Latin American states’ foreign policy correspond with those of Iran’s. Therefore, this sense of harmony and homogeneity of the parties in political literature has made the Islamic Republic seek to boost ties with the states of this region.
In Search of A Common Language with Central Asia

In Search of A Common Language with Central Asia

TEHRAN(Basirat)- Another important point is economic potential of the private sector in the region through which a common language with a focus on popular and civil society is expected to come out.
Iran-Russia Anti Terrorism Cooperation: Nojeh Base A Bridge to Build Security

Iran-Russia Anti Terrorism Cooperation: Nojeh Base A Bridge to Build Security

TEHRAN (Basirat)- The operation was carried out in accordance with terms of international conventions on anti-terrorism as well as the UN Security Council’s resolutions on international cooperation to curb terrorism.
Erdogan’s Visit to Russia May Change Regional Equations

Erdogan’s Visit to Russia May Change Regional Equations

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan’s recent visit to Russia could mark the beginning of a new chapter in relations between Moscow and Ankara. A chapter in which Russia has the upper hand and Turkey is inevitable for several reasons to consider the Kremlin’s desires in its relations with Moscow.