There has been a slight change in Iranian officials’ rhetoric and tone on the Yemen recently, for purely tactical reasons. This change was initiated because of the shift in Iran’s foreign policy regarding how to use “diplomacy” and words in order to achieve Tehran’s ideological, geopolitical and economic objectives.
Tehran’s struggle to tip the regional balance of power in its favor, promoting its ideological and sectarian values, and demonstrating its regional supremacy.Dr. Majid Rafizadeh
Iranian leaders biting off more than they can chew
Iran wants to have its proxies’ cake and eat it too
After the success of the nuclear deal, Iranian leaders have learned that smiley faces and wielding a diplomatic tone can assist them.Dr. Majid Rafizadeh