The popular uprising in Bahrain has put US foreign policy makers in an awkward position. The US government has largely lent its diplomatic weight to the Saudi regime in stifling popular uprising in Bahrain for fear that any...Read More
About the Author
Abolghasem Bayyenat is an independent foreign policy analyst covering Iran’s foreign policy developments. His earlier commentaries and articles can also be accessed on his own website, IranDiplomacyWatch.com.
Pakistan’s interior minister, Rehman Malik, was recently on a visit to Tehran conveying a special message from the Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to President Ahmadinejad of Iran. The Pakistani minister also met with other...Read More
While the world’s attention has been focused on the nuclear crisis in Japan and the ongoing political turmoil in the Arab countries of the Middle East and North Africa, Iran has been engaged in summit diplomacy in recent...Read More
The recent passage of two Iranian naval ships through the Suez Canal for the first time since the Iranian revolution of 1979 has drawn large media attention in the West and Israel. In a reaction to this development, Israeli...Read More
The International Peace Institute has recently released the results of its public opinion survey of a large random sample of Iranians, which was conducted in early September 2010. Among a host of questions posed to Iranian...Read More
The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), comprising Iran, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan and six Muslim former Soviet republics, recently held its latest summit meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, where President Ahmadinejad handed...Read More