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Security South and Central Asia

Implications of India’s joining the Nuclear Suppliers Group

India joining the Nuclear Suppliers Group could cause increased tensions on the subcontinent.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Dangerous liaisons: Algeria and Iran’s unlikely partnership

Algeria and Iran have forged an unlikely partnership, which has proven to be a source of consternation among some of the Arab world’s heavy hitters.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

What Khamenei’s approval of the nuclear deal means for Iran’s political future

The Iranian nuclear deal was not just a victory for Rouhani — it was a carefully calculated move by Ayatollah Khamenei. In approving the deal, he has opened the door

Middle East/North Africa Security

Lifting of Iran’s sanctions: a turning point for the region

After watchdogs confirmed that Iran has complied with the deal signed with the US in July 2014, sanctions were lifted last week. Implementation day represents a turning point for Iran’s

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy Politics

“Supergiant” gas field could transform Egypt’s energy industry

The discovery of a massive natural gas field could take pressure off of Egyptians suffering from a historic energy crisis. But the find throws into question a pending deal with

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Deal will open Iran to non-energy firms gradually

The nuclear deal reached between the P5+1 and Iran is not only a boon to domestic and international energy firms. Sizable opportunities exist for non-oil and gas players, as well.

Middle East/North Africa Security

Can the US and Russia find agreement on Syria after the nuclear deal?

Discussions between high level US and Russian diplomatic officials over Syria may be signaling the conflict is entering its end phase. With the Iranian nuclear agreement finalized, bilateral cooperation on

Middle East/North Africa Security

The Iranian nuclear deadline: What to expect

This week marks the nominal deadline for the international community and Iran to flesh out a final agreement on the future of Iran’s nuclear program and the removal of international

Middle East/North Africa Security

Iran tests Saudi, American resolve in the Gulf of Aden

Last week, an Iranian humanitarian vessel departed from the port of Bandar Abbas in Iran, heading for the Houthi-held port of Hudaydah in Yemen. The manifest claimed a cargo of humanitarian

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

US Senate considers trade promotion authority for President Obama. G7 energy ministers meet to discuss Iran framework deal. Obama meets with the GCC to work on regional cooperation. EU finance ministers