Tag: United States




US Sanctions May Force India Out of Iran’s Chabahar Port With China More Than Able to Fill This Gap

Iran’s Chabahar Port on the Gulf of Oman represents the crowning achievement of Indo-Iranian cooperation in recent decades. The port itself represents the centre of the wider North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC) which will link India to Russia and the wider north-western Eurasian space via Iran and Azerbaijan. While under Premier Narendra […]



The Gloves Come Off: US Says Will Sanction Turkey if Ankara Buys S-400 Missile Defence Systems From Russia

The timing of today’s announcement that the US will sanction Turkey if it purchases Russia’s S-400 missile defence system, could not be clearer nor more significant. The US had hoped that CH Party candidate Muharrem İnce would unseat Erdogan during Sunday’s elections, but the US did not get what they wanted. […]



America’s Pivot to Multipolarity is Limited to Domestic Realities Where The US is Embracing Sectarian Third World Characteristics

In terms of foreign policy, the United States continues to pursue a zero-sum mentality while actively resisting emergent trends in the development of a less hegemonic and more multipolar world. This is not likely to change in the near future irrespective of who wins the 2020 US Presidential elections. But […]


This is How Erdogan’s Re-Election Will Effect Turkey’s International Partners And Rivals

The successful re-election of Turkish President Erdogan and the accompanying victory of his parliamentary People’s Alliance means that internally, Turkey will continue on a similar economic and social trajectory as it has been since Erdogan’s AK party rose to prominence in the early 2000s. But while the AK Party’s model […]


Saudi Arabia’s Female Drivers Can Thank Muhammad bin Salman’s Relationship With China, Russia And “Israel” For Their Wheels

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MBS) has just pulled off a major publicity stunt as part of his plans to diversify the Saudi economy while launching a simultaneous western aimed PR campaign aimed at changing American and European conceptions about the Wahhabi Kingdom. Today is the first day […]