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Reports of a pending China–Iran alliance are premature, and ignore a more hesitant Chinese approach to the Middle East.
P Sadeghi and Jack Watling
It is hard for the Supreme Leader to change his position on major policy questions.
The Russians appear to be expressing dissatisfaction with the Syrian president. But these are mere rumblings; the Syrian government is consolidating, and Russia is there to stay.
Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi
Hard-hit by the coronavirus crisis, Iran shows no signs of weakening overseas
If the US was to invade Iran, how much money, equipment and personnel would be required? This article suggests that the costs would be prohibitive and other methods of managing relations with Iran should be explored.
The Syrian conflict shows that there are ever-more reasons for states choosing to use proxies.
The Islamic State was very selective when choosing to employ deception.
RUSI experts offered their assessments on the impact of Covid-19 in the Middle East.
His Excellency Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs delivered a briefing at RUSI on the Saudi view on Middle East security.
At this event Professor David Phillips will examine US Middle East policy, how it relates to Kurdish political aspirations and the role of Kurdish fighters combating ISIS in Iraq and Syria