Politics & Diplomacy

Jan 16, 2019

Iran: Challenges and Optimism in Uniting Against Shiite Theocracy - “No to the Shah, no to the Shaykh”

On Christmas Day, Mahmoud Alavi, the Iranian Minister of Intelligence, stated that the sanctions imposed on Iran by the White House are uniting the opposition and non-Persian ethnic groups. Whilst it is true that there have been some developments in this area, it is also imperative to be wary of unfounded optimism in the West toppling the current regime in the near future. At the same time, it also...

Jan 16, 2019

Iran: Challenges and Optimism in Uniting Against...

On Christmas Day, Mahmoud Alavi, the Iranian Minister of Intelligence, stated that the sanctions imposed on Iran by the White House are uniting the opposition and non-Persian ethnic groups. Whilst it is...

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Jan 11, 2019

Taiwan: Scholars Around the World Shows Support...

Following Xi Jinping’s New Year speech threatening Taiwan over an inevitable annexation of the country in a near future, Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, publically asked for help and support...

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Jan 11, 2019

Ogoni: Rumours About the Abolition of MOSOP U...

Fyneface Dumnamene, spokesman for the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has debunked the claims of the organisation being succeeded by the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority (OCIA)....

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Jan 08, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Autocephaly Contributes to Ukraine’s...

MP Mustafa Dzhemilev, the former leader of Crimean Tatars, believes that the recent grant of autocephaly by the Ecumenical Patriarchate strengthens Ukraine both internally, and externally in relation to...

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Jan 08, 2019

Taiwan: Heated Rhetoric by Beijing Indicates No...

Last week, as the President of Taiwan and the Paramount Leader of China exchanged heated rhetoric, it became evident that the difference in the two perspectives on the status of Taiwan are increasingly...

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Jan 08, 2019

Ahwaz: Iran “Too Optimistic” About Side-stepping...

Immediately after the new round of sanctions imposed on Iran by the US administration took effect, the President of Iran stated that Iran will “proudly bypass the sanctions”. However, the number...

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Dec 18, 2018

New Sanctions Put the Future of Iran’s Economy...

On 6 November 2018, following the implementation of President Trump’s new round of anti-Iran sanctions, President Rouhani has claimed that Iran would “proudly bypass the sanctions”. However,...

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