The fallout of President Trump’s JCPOA decision
What’s next for the war(s) in Syria?
Iran in 2018 and beyond: Amidst external and internal challenges
By placing the war [in Yemen] solely as an Iranian-created conflict, Trump is trying to absolve the Saudis of responsibility.
If you’re going to blow up the JCPOA, the prospects for conflict are higher, period...It’s a difficult adjustment and it does require some really hard discussions.
Civil society plays a vital role in countering terrorism, particularly in societies where there are acute sectarian cleavages. In Bahrain, the more the Shia community can rely on civil society organisations to address its needs and policy challenges, the less daylight Iran will have to mobilise the Shia population instead.
[Regarding the United States forming the Middle East Strategic Alliance to counter Iran] It’s a pretty hostile posture towards Iran and that hasn’t changed.