Iranian-Indian Energy Relations Under Sanctions

Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani (Narendra Modi via Flickr)

by Omid Shokri Kalehsar Since it has huge oil and gas reserves and is geographically quite close, Iran is ideally placed to provide energy to India, and thus the country is Iran’s second largest oil market after China. Even at… Continue Reading  

Iran-Turkey Relations Heading into a Tough Year

Brazilian FM Amorim Iranian President Ahmadinejad, Brazilian President da Silva, Turkish PM Erdogan and Turkey's FM Davutoglu hold their hands as sign of unity during signing agreement ceremony in Tehran

Since the advent of the Syrian Revolution and tightening transatlantic sanctions against Iran in 2011, Tehran and Ankara have had a particularly tough time maintaining a facade of mutual amity and cooperation. Last December, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hastily cancelled a… Continue Reading