IRAS - Latest News http://www.iras.ir/ Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:46:09 GMT /skins/default/en/normal02/ch01_newsfeed_logo.gif THE IRAS INSTITUTE http://www.iras.ir/ 100 70 en © 2016 The Institute for Iran-Eurasia Studies (IRAS) Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:46:09 GMT 60 Security Dilemma: Are Iran and the US Heading Toward a War? http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3836/security-dilemma-are-iran-and-the-us-heading-toward-a-war In a new sign of growing tensions between Iran and the United States, it was reported May 23 that the Pentagon has asked the White House to dispatch some 5000 additional troops, as well as new military equipment, to the Middle East. The logic behind the request, according to the Pentagon, is to enhance US defense capabilities in face of the so-called “Iranian threat.” ]]> Defense and Security Fri, 31 May 2019 11:14:25 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3836/security-dilemma-are-iran-and-the-us-heading-toward-a-war Iran and Pakistan: Expanding Trade Relations and Confronting Terrorism http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3829/iran-and-pakistan-expanding-trade-relations-confronting-terrorism Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan's visit of Iran, with a high-ranking political and economic delegation for two days, is aimed at further strengthening bilateral ties in diverse fields. This is the first visit of Imran Khan to Iran and it happens in a time when the United States has been pushing for massive economic sanctions against Iran after withdrawing from nuclear deal in last year. This visit can lead to the expansion of cooperation between the two countries, particularly in expanding trade relations and fight against terrorism and borders security. “Pakistan attaches great significance to its neighbors, especially the Islamic Republic of Iran, which shares many interests and commonalities with Pakistan,” the Prime Minister said. ]]> Defense and Security Sat, 04 May 2019 19:19:05 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3829/iran-and-pakistan-expanding-trade-relations-confronting-terrorism Exodus by Big Firms Pushes Iran toward Smaller Chinese Enterprises http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3820/exodus-by-big-firms-pushes-iran-toward-smaller-chinese-enterprises ]]> Trade and Economics Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:06:23 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3820/exodus-by-big-firms-pushes-iran-toward-smaller-chinese-enterprises For Iran, the Latest Sochi Summit Was Not Just About Syria http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/article/3817/for-iran-the-latest-sochi-summit-was-not-just-about-syria ]]> Hamidreza Azizi Peace and Conflict Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:34:52 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/article/3817/for-iran-the-latest-sochi-summit-was-not-just-about-syria Grounds for Consolidation of Iran-Russia Cooperation in the CIS Region http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3816/grounds-for-consolidation-of-iran-russia-cooperation-in-the-cis-region ]]> Hamid Zangeneh Regional Coopertaion Fri, 01 Mar 2019 06:00:14 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3816/grounds-for-consolidation-of-iran-russia-cooperation-in-the-cis-region Iran and the Eurasian Transport Initiatives: Short-term Challenges, Long-term Opportunities http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/article/3812/iran-and-the-eurasian-transport-initiatives-short-term-challenges-long-opportunities ]]> Hamidreza Azizi Trade and Economics Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:37:13 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/article/3812/iran-and-the-eurasian-transport-initiatives-short-term-challenges-long-opportunities Israel Role in Iran-Russia Partnership in Syria http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3813/israel-role-in-iran-russia-partnership-syria ]]> Regional Coopertaion Mon, 11 Feb 2019 05:55:47 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3813/israel-role-in-iran-russia-partnership-syria Can Iran Help Reach a Lasting Peace in Afghanistan? http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3811/can-iran-help-reach-a-lasting-peace-in-afghanistan ]]> Peace and Conflict Thu, 07 Feb 2019 09:49:40 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/note/3811/can-iran-help-reach-a-lasting-peace-in-afghanistan Russia's New Efforts to Gain Influence in Africa http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/article/3784/russia-s-new-efforts-to-gain-influence-in-africa ]]> Defense and Security Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:16:15 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/article/3784/russia-s-new-efforts-to-gain-influence-in-africa Iran, Russia Remain Skeptical About US Exit from Syria, Afghanistan http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/article/3798/iran-russia-remain-skeptical-about-us-exit-from-syria-afghanistan ]]> Alireza Nouri Defense and Security Wed, 23 Jan 2019 04:26:00 GMT http://www.iras.ir/en/doc/article/3798/iran-russia-remain-skeptical-about-us-exit-from-syria-afghanistan