Eastern Asia

Washington’s New Middle East Plan in the Losing Gambit

We are in the ‘losing gambit’ phase of Washington’s failing plan for a ‘New Middle East’. Let me explain. The ‘New Middle East’ plan, announced...

The American Domestic Polarization and Global Interpretations

I believe that in terms of economic might and military strength the US will continue to be dominated.  Where it will be weakest is...

Reputational Security and Shared Problems: Seeing the World beyond...

I certainly think that the world is at a crossroads.  I agree that at this point the United States does not have the kind...

Iran’s Promising Future in Eurasian Integration Platforms

One of the top trends of the 21st century is regional integration, which Iran has a promising chance to tap into by virtue of...

Biden’s Administrative Priorities: Domestic Challenges and Hegemonic Ambitions

Joe Biden's main problem after the US presidential election is that he is not yet perceived by most Americans as a charismatic head of...

How Will Biden Encounter with the Legacy of Racism...

The US during last year has been experiencing various social developments. It is argued that these challenges occurred, as there have been serious social...

What are China’s Plans for the Middle East in...

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi is visiting a number of Middle Eastern countries and is now in Iran. What are China’s plans for the region...

What a Biden Presidency Means for American Middle East...

Donald Trump was a disaster for the Middle East and for American interests in the region (and elsewhere).  He betrayed America’s friends and gave...

Implications of the US Election on US-China Relations

The last four years has been one of the most tumultuous periods in modern China-US relations.  US President Donald Trump has been the critical...

Will Americans Award Donald Trump a Decisive Victory?

The final debate Donald Trump scored well with key undecided voters in important demographic categories. His remarks supporting law and order and protecting suburban...