Jahangir Karami
Jahangir Karami, an Associate Professor at University of Tehran, is Member of Board of Directors and Senior Fellow at The IRAS Institute.
International Crises and Iran
6 Apr 2018 22:02

Jahangir Karami

International Crises and Iran's Strategic Environment

In recent decades, the three world geostrategic areas, which shape the core of international politics, have faced crises that not only influence the destiny of each of these regions, transregional powers, other states, and even nongovernmental actors such as ethnic and religious currents but also ...

 
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28 Jun 2017 10:19

Jahangir Karami: 'Rouhani reelection has promoted Iran’s status, more than ever, in the eyes of world public opinion'

On May 20, 2017, Hassan Rouhani won a complete victory as Iran’s president for the second time. Being praised for successful Iranian Nuclear deal implementation and economic recovery during his first term, currently Rouhani has new challenges to meet and promises to accomplish. What main social ...

 
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13 May 2017 14:58

Jahangir Karami: 'The Russians should not feel that Iran has no choice but to have relations with them'

Iran-Russia relations have reached an unprecedented peak, fueled by military cooperation in Syria, a shared vision of the global order, and mutual criticism of Western policy in the Middle East. Tehran is a useful ally to Moscow in a highly unstable region, but it is just one thread in Moscow’...

 
Iran
22 Apr 2017 10:02

Jahangir Karami

Iran-Russia Strategic Partnership at the New Stage: What Could We Propose To Each Other?

In the past two and half decades, the Iranian-Russian relationships differ vastly compared with those in the 1980s and before. Post-revolutionary, post-war and post-Soviet Russia have been facing different political systems and regional/international settings. On the other hand, Imam Khomeini’...

 
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) talks to Iran
30 Mar 2017 12:18

Jahangir Karami

Iran and Russia: Strategic Alliance or Strategic Cooperation?

  Many journalists ask about the nature of relations and cooperation between Tehran and Moscow. Last month, a seminar was held in Tehran on the anniversary of 515 years since the beginning of formal relations between Iran and Russia. In practice, Iran and Russia had significant security cooperation ...

 
A customer browses packets of fresh meat for sale inside a Metro Cash & Carry store, the Russia unit of Metro AG, in Moscow, Russia, on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Metro Cash & Carry has warned that domestic food suppliers are trying to increase some food prices as local produce is substituted for EU, Norwegian and U.S. equivalents which have been sanctioned.
17 Dec 2016 21:00

Jahangir Karami

Economic Development, Western Sanctions and Russia’s Future

  The fundamental problem in the Russian economy and similar economies is neither sanctions nor external pressure, but their type of economy and development model. An economy dependent on raw materials and state - weakening the domestic and external competitiveness - is usually vulnerable to various ...

 
Jahangir Karami: ‘The Russians have always tried to create a rift between the United States and Europe’
11 Dec 2016 00:00

Jahangir Karami: ‘The Russians have always tried to create a rift between the United States and Europe’

  Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined in his new foreign policy document that the chances of nuclear or large-scale conflict are low, according to a copy of the document on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. Several changes were made to the document known as the “Concept ...

 
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16 Sep 2016 00:02

Jahangir Karami: ‘Neither contemporary Iran nor post-Soviet Russia is similar to their past history’

Over the past year, Russia and Iran have entered a new phase of military cooperation unprecedented in their relations since the end of World War II. As a result of Russian intervention in Syria, their armed forces are planning operations and fighting together in support of Bashar al-Assad’s ...

 
Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran
25 Aug 2016 17:59

Jahangir Karami

Military Cooperation between Iran and Russia from Syria’s Tartous Port to Iran’s Nojeh Airbase

Diplomatic, intelligence, technical and operational cooperation between Iran and Russia to contain the Syrian crisis as well as spread of terrorism in the region has been going on in the past five years. In the most recent stage of this cooperation, Russia used Nojeh airbase in northwestern Iran, ...

 
Iran
30 Jul 2016 13:06

Jahangir Karami

Tehran and Moscow in Post-JCPOA Era

The implementation of Iran's nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries, which is known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and removal of sanctions imposed on Iran is an issue, which will affect Iran's relations with many states. As a result, economic relations between Iran ...

 
Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg during a lecture at University of Warsaw Library on 31 May 2016 in Warsaw, Poland.
20 Jun 2016 12:17

Jahangir Karami

Russia-NATO Toxic Game: Down the Road

News related to NATO-Russia rival military drills, NATO’s growing deployment of missiles and nuclear weapons near Russian borders, the issue of Finland, Ukraine and Georgia’s becoming NATO associates to support Baltic states and, above all, NATO moves to install a missile defense shield ...

 
Member State Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting is held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on May 24, 2016.
13 Jun 2016 14:44

Jahangir Karami

Why Iran has to Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization?

Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, will be hosting the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in 24th and 25th of July, 2016. Iran is currently an observer member in the organization while proposing its full membership request last year. With the international sanctions lifted and the restrictions ...

 
Jahangir Karami: ‘Russia and Iran share a common approach to the conflict in Syria – to maintain the country’s territorial integrity and not let the terrorists come to power’
13 May 2016 09:40

Jahangir Karami: ‘Russia and Iran share a common approach to the conflict in Syria – to maintain the country’s territorial integrity and not let the terrorists come to power’

Russia and Iran share common interests and goals in the Middle East, such as bringing stability to the region, fighting terrorism and supporting Syria's sovereignty. This makes the relationship between the two countries important for the entire region, which has been experiencing years of turmoil ...

 
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13 Apr 2016 14:20

Jahangir Karami: 'Ankara may be trying to exploit the Karabakh crisis to...challenge the Kremlin in Near Abroad'

  On 2 April 2016, we have seen an unexpected war between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. The Armenian and Azeri chiefs of General Staff signed a ceasefire in Moscow on April 6th and the gunfire stopped. Jahangir Karami, senior fellow at The IRAS Institute, told Khabar Online ...

 
Political and Economic Significance of Nazarbayev Recent Visit to Iran
11 Apr 2016 21:59

Jahangir Karami

Political and Economic Significance of Nazarbayev Recent Visit to Iran

The President of Kazakhstan’s visit to Iran is politically and economically important. The Islamic Republic of Iran is on the verge of joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and will become increasingly attractive for the countries of the region due to the opening of the international ...

 
The Future Prospect of Economic Ties between Iran and Russia
1 Apr 2016 23:27

Jahangir Karami

The Future Prospect of Economic Ties between Iran and Russia

Economic relations between Iran and Russia since 1991 and following the collapse of the Soviet Union increased from about 400 million dollars to 4.5 billion dollars in 2007. However, with the ratification of UNSC sanctions the volume of bilateral trade gradually reduced and between the years 2007 ...

 
Past, Present and Future of Tehran-Moscow Economic Ties
29 Feb 2016 14:35

Jahangir Karami

Past, Present and Future of Tehran-Moscow Economic Ties

The implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the removal of financial restrictions are going to give Iran's foreign relations new blood. Among different priorities, economic cooperation is on top of the list of priorities the Tehran's government seeks to expand....