Bahram Amirahmadian
Bahram Amirahmadian, an Assistant Professor at University of Tehran, is Senior Fellow at The IRAS Institute.
Iran
22 Aug 2018 19:04

Bahram Amirahmadian

Iran and Competitiveness of China

China is currently known as the world’s second biggest economic power after the United States of America. According to figures released in 2016, the United States’ gross domestic product stood at about 18 trillion dollars in 2016, while that of China was about two-thirds of America’...

 
President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani (R), Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi (L) and President of Iran Hassan Rouhani (C) are seen as they signed Chabahar transit agreement in Tehran, Iran on May 23, 2016
22 Mar 2018 17:35

Bahram Amirahmadian

Chabahar: Symbol of Iran's Resolve to Develop the Region

Iran's southeastern Chabahar port can be seen from two viewpoints. From the viewpoint of developing less-developed regions of Iran, it shows that in their drive to develop the southeastern part of the country, the Iranian government and nation are resolved to create a developed zone on a territory,...

 
Kazakhstan: A Dominant Power in the Future of Central Asia Region
1 Dec 2017 15:18

Bahram Amirahmadian

Kazakhstan: A Dominant Power in the Future of Central Asia Region

Kazakhstan is the biggest republics according to its territory, but the second in the basis of population numbers among other Central Asian republics. At the same time, Kazakhstan is the richest one among Central Asian and Caucasian republics. During the Soviet Era, Kazakhstan lonely was one of the ...

 
Pioneering Spirit is seen at the construction site of TurkStream and Russian company Gazprom gas pipelines offshore of Anapa city in the Black Sea on June 23, 2017
10 Nov 2017 21:12

Bahram Amirahmadian

Persian Gulf-Black Sea Corridor: A Major Change in Iran’s Geopolitical Position

In order to facilitate the transit of goods across their territory, countries try to create favorable conditions for regional exchanges.   These attempts will eventually result in revenue for the transit country and help strengthen its political and geopolitical position in the international ...

 
This image was taken near Chakchak (Temple of Fire), most sacred of the mountain shrines of Zoroastrianism, near Ardakan, Yazd province, Isfahan Province, Iran, in December 2015
12 Aug 2017 00:38

Bahram Amirahmadian

Development of Iran's Regional and Trans-Regional Transportation Routes: Perspectives for Partnership

As a stable country in the turbulent Middle East region, the Islamic Republic of Iran enjoys a remarkable position to play a better role in this region. Iran's land routes (including road and rail), air and marine routes are endowed with good infrastructure and are perhaps without parallel in ...

 
Kyrgyzstan
19 May 2017 23:46

Bahram Amirahmadian

Iran's Oceanic Potentialities: Challenges and Opportunities

As a stable country in the restive Middle East region, Iran enjoys a good position to play a better role in the region. Iran is located at the best geographical position, which is similar to a crossroads. The country would be able to promote this geographical position to a geopolitical one if it could ...

 
Dancers perform during the Newroz celebrations around the Maiden Tower in Baku, Azerbaijan on March 18, 2017
18 Mar 2017 20:52

Bahram Amirahmadian

Nowruz, a Ritual for Thanking God for His Blessings

  Ze kuy-e yār miāyad nasim-e bād Nowruzi. Az in bād ar madad khāhi cherāgh-e del bar afruzi.                                  ...

 
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani (R) and President of China Xi Jinping (2nd R)make statements after signing of partnership agreement between Iran and China at Sadabad Complex in Tehran, Iran on January 23, 2016.
10 Aug 2016 12:29

Bahram Amirahmadian

Diverse Perspectives on Iran's Future Status in One Belt, One Road Initiative

Securing its economic future, China requires an export market for its manufactured goods, and energy imports. It has to produce goods cheaper than that of its rivals for its own big market. If energy imports face difficulties and the final price becomes more expensive than in other regions, the final ...

 
Kazakhstan
4 Aug 2016 23:55

Bahram Amirahmadian

Eurasia’s Recent Developments Place Regional Stability in Jeopardy?

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Eurasia has been constantly in turmoil. All this turmoil has its roots in the time of the Soviet Union; a government after the collapse of which all untoward consequences of its rule came to the surface and set the region ablaze. In the Caucasus region,...

 
Talibanism in Post-2014 Afghanistan
17 May 2016 22:33

Bahram Amirahmadian

Talibanism in Post-2014 Afghanistan

The hardline Islamic Taliban movement has proved to be a formidable fighting force in Afghanistan and a major threat to its government. The Taliban also threatens to destabilize Pakistan, where they control areas in the northwest and have been blamed for a wave of suicide bombings and other attacks....

 
Requirements and Obstacles to Iran-Russian Trade Ties
6 May 2016 18:23

Bahram Amirahmadian

Requirements and Obstacles to Iran-Russian Trade Ties

Russia's interests reside in strengthening the process of nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, improving regional stability and also expanding multilateral cooperation with Iran. However, various interests including those related to energy sector or military industries influence Russia's policy ...

 
Silk Road and China’s Initiative: an Important Opportunity to Boost Iran
15 Apr 2016 20:37

Bahram Amirahmadian

Silk Road and China’s Initiative: an Important Opportunity to Boost Iran's Role

China’s latest initiative to revive the ancient Silk Road and the huge economic and cultural project known as the “One Belt, One Road,” have stirred new activities in countries located along the Silk Road. Countries located along the traditional path of this huge historical highway,...

 
A Meeting to Boost Relations among Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan
5 Apr 2016 17:52

Bahram Amirahmadian

A Meeting to Boost Relations among Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan

The fourth trilateral meeting between the foreign ministers of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkey and the Republic of Azerbaijan was held in northern Iranian city of Ramsar on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. The meeting at such a tumultuous time with high tensions in the region can be taken as a good omen ...

 
Future Prospects of relationship between Iran and Armenia
26 Feb 2016 22:00

Bahram Amirahmadian

Future Prospects of relationship between Iran and Armenia

Islamic Republic of Iran according to its long term strategy in the vision of 2025 would be a country with the high level of interaction and relation with world environment. So the relation with neighboring countries is the first priorities of Iranian foreign policy.   The relations between ...