Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) speaks to his deputy Abbas Araqchi during the opening session of a two-day ministerial conference of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), which groups 10 Asian and Eurasian countries, in Tehran on November 26, 2013

Alireza Noori

Iran, the Middle East and Eurasia: the Need to Balance Foreign Policy

Though trans-regional powers have taken, and will take their share of the rising multi-layered tensions in the Middle East, these tensions will lead to no consequences for the countries of the region, except for the loss of human and material resources. Any pause or delay in the developmental policies of these countries or that these policies become asymmetric are considered as one of the medium and long term damages to the unfinished round of tensions. This damage is caused ...