Biden wants it done. Iran wants it done. The EU is keen. But diplomatic complications, once again, threaten the salvaging of the nuclear deal. Continue reading Iran Nuclear Deal: EU deadlock undermines much-awaited agreement
Iran and Venezuela’s historic 20-year deal and recent dealings with Russia has strengthened the anti-Washington alliance. Continue reading Iran-Venezuela deal: Tehran and Moscow flex muscles in increasingly anti-Washington continent
Sacking Sam Tarry has given leftists still in Labour another reason to leave. Continue reading Sir Keir’s anti-union stance shows the Labour Party has fully abandoned the Left
By boosting Poland’s international standing and reducing the credibility of the main EU powers on security issues, the war in Ukraine has opened up a range of possibilities for Warsaw’s right-wing government to increase its influence and re-shape the current system of European alliances. Continue reading How has the Russian invasion of Ukraine affected the Polish government’s EU strategy?
Instead of seeking diplomatic solutions that would relieve growing tensions between the US and China, many US politicians are more interested in scoring cheap political points, potentially at the expense of those in Taiwan. Continue reading How renaming one office in Washington risks Taiwan escalation between US and China
The recent skirmishes by Azerbaijan towards Armenia have once again pushed Armenia towards the West for a solution to its grieving territorial situation. Continue reading Azerbaijan-Armenia clashes could leave Russia even more isolated
At first sight, the historical contradictions between India and China are so deep and touchy that any rapprochement between the two looks impossible. Continue reading Economics drives growing India-China partnership despite military tension
Poland’s right-wing governing party appears to believe that the EU political establishment is becoming irredeemably hostile to it, and that its needs to seek out allies that share its view of the European integration project. Continue reading Why is Poland’s ruling party building closer links with right-wing Eurosceptic groupings?
Iran’s full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation should worry Tehran’s adversaries, experts have said. Continue reading Iran’s Shanghai Cooperation Organisation membership is a symbol of the end of US hegemony
The pact between Australia, the UK and the United States – from which it gets its acronymous name – was announced by the nations’ three leaders in a streamed conference on September 15, 2021. Continue reading AUKUS: What will this new military pact mean for relations with China?