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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.
The Bahraini dilemma: cross the stream where it is shallowest

The Bahraini dilemma: cross the stream where it is shallowest

TEHRAN (Basirat)- During the past years, Bahrain witnessed protests spreading across the tiny Persian Gulf country as a wide pro-democracy movement led by Shia Muslims. political unrest followed after the refusal of the ruling minority the opposition’s political demands accompanied with Al-Khalifa regime failing to fulfil democratic reforms.
US Planned Turkey’s Attempted Coup: Russian Analyst

US Planned Turkey’s Attempted Coup: Russian Analyst

TEHAN (Basirat) – A Russian political expert has accused the US government of being behind an attempted coup in Turkey earlier this month, saying that “Americans either engaged in the coup or were aware of it”.
JCPOA; Cost of Peace or A Stage for New Political Conflicts

JCPOA; Cost of Peace or A Stage for New Political Conflicts

TEHRAN (Basirat)- A conflict is usually created when one of the players feels that it has not achieved desired results in the process of bilateral diplomatic cooperation.
Turkey Coup; Scenarios, Repercussions

Turkey Coup; Scenarios, Repercussions

TEHRAN (Basirat)- The main reason behind the coup on one hand goes back to Turkish President RecepTayyib Erdogan’s use of power inside the country and on another hand it is related to his attempts to cleanse army of secular leaders in recent years.
What is the Nature of US interventionist policy around the World?
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What is the Nature of US interventionist policy around the World?

TEHRAN (Basirat)- "What is the Nature of US interventionist policy around the World?” is the topic of a speech recently delivered by Dr. Abu Mohammed Asgarkhani, a professor at Tehran University, at the venue of the Basirat Center for Political Studies.
Reasons behind Turkey’s Gradual Change of Foreign Policy

Reasons behind Turkey’s Gradual Change of Foreign Policy

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Ankara intends to improve its relations with Syria and Iraq in the region and at the same time control the developments of Kurdish-populated areas. The role that the Islamic Republic and Russia can play regarding this issue is the main reason behind the Ankara’s new regional policy.