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Turkey’s focus on Africa: energy security, political influence and economic growth
02/17/2020
Expert: Omid Shokri Kalehsar

Turkey’s focus on Africa: energy security, political influence and economic growth

Turkey, which has based its economic growth on export development and made significant strides in recent years has taken a strategic approach to the African continent in search of new markets.
The Future of Iran Energy Exports to Iraq
02/05/2020
Expert: Omid Shokri Kalehsar

The Future of Iran Energy Exports to Iraq

Despite its enormous energy resources, Iraq relies on imported Iranian gas and uses Iranian imported gas to generate electricity, while also being a major purchaser of electricity from Iran.
Challenges of Iran’s petrochemical industry in the shadow of new sanctions
02/01/2020
Expert: Omid Shokri Kalehsar

Challenges of Iran’s petrochemical industry in the shadow of new sanctions

While crude oil exports have sharply reduced with no hope of recovery, other resources such as petrochemicals, mines and metals could have been a way out for Iran
UK-Africa Summit: global Britain, or new colonialism?
01/21/2020

UK-Africa Summit: global Britain, or new colonialism?

The UK-Africa 2020 Summit was held in the UK on January 20
Why has everyone forgotten about Lebanon?
01/19/2020
Expert: Emad Abshenass

Why has everyone forgotten about Lebanon?

About three months ago, when thousands of Lebanese went into the streets demanding systemic change and opposing corruption, they likely never thought that their move would lead the country into a dead end and bankruptcy.
The New Geopolitics of the World Energy Market after the Assassination of Qasem Soleimani
01/09/2020
Expert: Omid Shokri Kalehsar

The New Geopolitics of the World Energy Market after the Assassination of Qasem Soleimani

After the US drones killed Qasem Soleimani at Baghdad airport, the immediate market hit the oil market
The Geopolitics of the Turkey-Libya Maritime Deal
12/30/2019
Expert: Omid Shokri Kalehsar

The Geopolitics of the Turkey-Libya Maritime Deal

Discovering new sources of energy always creates the opportunity to increase regional cooperation and increase stability and security in a given region.
International organizations facing the Latin American crisis
12/23/2019
Expert: Gonzalo Collado De Giovannini

International organizations facing the Latin American crisis

CELAC, UNASUR and PROSUR - integrate, facilitate trade and generally bring together countries throughout the Ibero-American region
Will renewable energy be a major part of the Saudi energy mix?
12/20/2019
Expert: Omid Shokri Kalehsar

Will renewable energy be a major part of the Saudi energy mix?

In recent years, Saudi Arabia has had a comprehensive plan to reduce the share of oil in its economy, and it is seeking to increase the share of renewable energy in electricity generation. 
Severing the Third Hand in Iran
12/02/2019
Expert: Emad Abshenass

Severing the Third Hand in Iran

Iranian Authorities knew well that their decision to triple the price of gasoline was going to lead to strong civil dissatisfaction, and that people would likely take to the streets to express their opposition to the measure
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