Iran and Saudi Arabia - Middle East Cold War
At its core, the Iranian-Saudi rivalry is about power and money: two oil-rich giants, vying for control of the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow water passage that accounts for almost 20% of all oil traded worldwide.
Can Israel Destroy Iran’s Nuclear Program?
Israel has the capacity to launch long-distance missions to bomb Iran’s nuclear sites, but the extent of damage it could inflict is unclear. Here are scenarios for an Israeli attack on Iran.
Iran’s Response To an Israeli Attack?
Scenarios for Iran’s response to an Israeli attack on its nuclear facilities range from a limited exchange of missile fire, outsourcing of terrorist attacks on Israeli targets, to the scenario of a wider regional war involving US forces – wreaking havoc on the global economy.
Why Iran Supports the Syrian Regime
The alliance between Iran and Syria is one of the most resilient strategic partnerships in the Middle East, based on a unique convergence of interests.
What Is the Shiite Crescent?
The Shiite Crescent is a contentious notion of an emerging alliance of Shiite political forces in the Middle East, backed by a resurgent Iran, with the specific aim of countering the Sunni Arab, US-backed states such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan.
IAEA - The International Atomic Energy Agency
Definition and brief history of the IAEA, the International Atomic Energy Agency, a United Nations agency.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - A Foil or a Dangerous Man? - The Verdict on Mah…
The verdict on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: foil of an insecure regime or genuine danger to the Middle East?
Should Iran Have a Nuclear Bomb? - Ahmadinejad's Iran and nuc…
Who, if anyone but Iran, has the right to decide whether Iran should have nuclear weapons?