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Is Russia a Reliable Partner for Iran?

Russia does not want Iran to develop any relations with the West that could put distance between the two countries, or, crucially, allow Iran to export oil and gas to Europe in competition with Moscow. In the areas surrounding the Caspian Sea, it is assumed that Russia will continue to …

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How Will Ebrahim Raisi Deal With China?

To gain the most from the 25-year cooperation agreement, Raisi should pursue a conciliatory foreign policy, and the presidency should provide the conditions for the presence of all foreign companies in Iran, giving Chinese firms rivals from Europe and elsewhere in Asia. With the victory of Ibrahim Raisi in the …

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A long story since 2001: US energy diplomacy

So far, all U.S. administrations’ energy policies had strong ties with energy-producing countries; however, this time, Joe Biden is expected to introduce some significant changes Despite the various interpretations of preceding theories regarding international relations, there are commonalities and relations among them. At the end of the Cold War, economic …

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Why Iran’s Sixth Development Plan Failed

It is clear that by the end of this year, the last year of the Sixth Development Plan, Iran will have failed to implement most of the goals of this program. Sanctions, domestic mismanagement and foreign policy problems have prevented Iran from attracting the necessary capital and technology by increasing …

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The Future of Iran Energy Exports to Iraq

Major energy producing countries are using energy exports to increase political influence in consumer countries. Energy exports are one of the most important ways to create interdependence as well as stability and security in the region. Iran ranks second in the world’s gas reserves, but  domestic gas consumption increased sharply …

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Petro-politics in Libya

The Libyan oil and gas sector are the main arteries of the country’s economy and one of its only sources of income. However, military forces recently closed most of the major Libyan ports. It seems that Khalifa Haftar and his forces are trying to win concessions from the constitutional government …

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Oil prices decline contrary to expectations

– Saudi Arabia’s quicker than expected output restoration sparks oil price fall Oil prices declined contrary to expectations due to the quicker than expected restoration of Saudi Arabia’s output, the contained global response to the drone attacks on Saudi Aramco’s facilities, and greater output from other supplier countries like Qatar, …

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