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Iran maneuvers to capitalize on Qatar crisis
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 2017 | Hassan Ahmadian, Contributor
Iran has so far cautiously stood with Qatar amid the Saudi-led confrontation with Doha, but there are indications of this caution's giving way to more assertive Iranian support.
Is Iran shifting its policy toward Saudi Arabia?
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 | Hassan Ahmadian, Contributor
The increasingly tough rhetoric by the administration of President Hassan Rouhani toward Saudi Arabia may herald the beginning of a paradigm shift.
Why Iran needs to fight Saudi Arabia to forge peace
Monday, Jul. 18, 2016 | Hassan Ahmadian, Contributor
Despite all the challenges it poses for Iran, Saudi Arabia’s regional policy and strategic behavior is still not perceived as a threat in Tehran — but could failing to respond be a mistake?
Four reasons Sisi won’t turn against Iran
Tuesday, May. 3, 2016 | Hassan Ahmadian, Contributor
The Saudi efforts to forge an alliance with Egypt come in the context of Riyadh’s efforts to expand its anti-Iran coalition. But will Saudi Arabia succeed in bringing Egypt onboard?