Tag: The Islamic Republic of Iran

The hereditary monarch, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, fled the country in 1979 after decades of corrupt and authoritarian rule and mounting religious and political unrest. Exiled Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned from Paris to lead an Islamic revolution and formed the world’s first Islamic republic the same year. The current president is Ebrahim Raisi, who won the elections in 2021.

Although Iran has great potentialities thanks to its geographically strategic position in the Middle East connected with Europe and Asia and its natural resources, due to the Western sanctions imposed against the Iranian Government, the country has experienced internal economic problems. Indeed, Iran ranks second for natural gas reserves and fourth for proven crude oil reserves. While relatively diversified for an oil-exporting country, economic activity and government revenues still rely on oil revenues and have been volatile.

Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598

New Great Britain’s approach to the JCPOA

Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Volume 19 Issue 9 – In recent weeks, Great Britain has backed the nuclear deal with Iran by changing its previous positions. According to the spokesman for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the main reason is the desire to establish economic relations with Iran as soon as possible.…Continue readingNew Great Britain’s approach to the JCPOA

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{:en}The Iranian nuclear deal amplifies divisions in the Middle East{:}{:it}Il patto sul nucleare iraniano divide il Medio Oriente{:}

{:en}Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Volume 17 Numero 8 – The Iranian nuclear deal might become the watershed in the Middle Eastern dynamics, leading to regional escalations and divisions and rising the geopolitical risk level.{:}{:it}Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Volume 17 Issue 8 – La firma del nuovo accordo sul nucleare iraniano potrebbe dividere il Medio Oriente acutizzando le differenze locali e le tensioni regionali e facendo registrare un livello di rischio geopolitico elevato. {:}…Continue reading{:en}The Iranian nuclear deal amplifies divisions in the Middle East{:}{:it}Il patto sul nucleare iraniano divide il Medio Oriente{:}

Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598

The Ukraine conflict can boost Iranian energy exports

Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Volume 17 Issue 3 – The Ukraine conflict and Western sanctions against Russia might highlight the Iranian role in the oil sector in the Eurasian chessboard, especially for the European Union interested in diversifying its energy import and decreasing the Russian grip.…Continue readingThe Ukraine conflict can boost Iranian energy exports