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IRAN: Ukrainian Plane Crash & Political Accountability

By Sonia Harim The Ukrainian plane that was shot down this 8th January 2020 just added more tension to an already heated situation. This fatidic event occurred after the missile attacks between the US and Iran, after Qassem Soleimani’s murder by the order of Donald Trump. The escalation reached its peaks, and the world wasContinue reading “IRAN: Ukrainian Plane Crash & Political Accountability”

The Soleimani Case: a Geopolitical Analysis

by Aurora Ceccotti The murder of Soleimani and its possible consequences led to a general fear of a third world war. Memes about young people getting ready to join the army have proliferated around the web. This is however unlikely to happen. As far as concerns the involvement of NATO countries, Article 5 does notContinue reading “The Soleimani Case: a Geopolitical Analysis”

IRAQ & IRAN: one step further for the former, one more threat for the latter 🇮🇶 🇮🇷

By Sonia Harim Iraq’s president resigned amid heavy protests against corruption and the whole government: this may seem, for most all over the world, like a much expected victory. It is not. Iraq’s problems have not finished yet. History seems to repeat itself: revolution, corrupt leader, Iran’s hands hiding in the darkness, and American intervention.Continue reading “IRAQ & IRAN: one step further for the former, one more threat for the latter 🇮🇶 🇮🇷

MIDDLE EAST: Iran’s stumble and its harsh relationship with Iraq 🇮🇷🇮🇶

by Sonia Harim Iran has had a hidden hand on Iraq for decades, as it is tied to the Shiite Iraqi areas in the south of its neighbor. Now that both countries are home to turmoil and revolts, those Iraqis who consider – with obvious proofs – that Iran has too much presence in IraqiContinue reading “MIDDLE EAST: Iran’s stumble and its harsh relationship with Iraq 🇮🇷🇮🇶”

#IranProtest – una nuova onda verde in Iran? 🇮🇷

by Norberto Cristofori Dal 16 Novembre l’Iran è isolato dal mondo. Il governo guidato da Rouhani ha disattivato la rete internet in tutto il Paese. Il motivo principale è l’aumento e lo spargersi in più di 60 città di numerose proteste contro l’aumento del 300% del prezzo della benzina. Qualche giorno fa l’Iran aveva annunciato il ritrovamento di un enormeContinue reading “#IranProtest – una nuova onda verde in Iran? 🇮🇷”