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Middle East/North Africa Security

Iran partially exits the nuclear deal: is war on the horizon?

President Trump’s most recent sanctions and deployment of an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf has raised fears about another US war in the Middle-East. Iran’s decision to cease compliance with key parts of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) intensifies anxieties.  

Economics Europe

Europe looks towards Russia in response to US foreign policy

President Trump’s use of economic sanctions as foreign policy has led European countries, especially Germany and France, to consider following in Russia’s footsteps. This includes setting up financial institutions beyond American influence to safeguard their interests.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Will Iran become the next Middle East superpower?

With international sanctions on Iran being lifted, and with the country boasting one of the most advanced and diversified economies in the MENA region, how likely is it that Iran will become

Middle East/North Africa Politics

What can we expect from the elections in Iran?

On February 26th, Iran will be holding elections for both the Islamic Consultative Assembly and the Assembly of Experts. Elections to each of these bodies will be important for the

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

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

International Politics

FIFA arrests show US legal system extends far beyond its borders

Businesses and organizations like soccer governing body FIFA may think that their international operations are out of US prosecutors’ reach, but that is far from true. A number of laws