The latest round of US negotiations with the Taliban in Doha has garnered considerable international attention, with the group’s co-founder, Mullah Baradar, leading the insurgent team. As the search for an end to the long war in Afghanistan has intensified, …
President Donald Trump released his administrations U.S. National Security Strategy. See his vision here.
The four main pillars of his new strategy include:
- Protecting the U.S. from threats.
- Promoting American prosperity.
- Preserving “peace through strength.”
- Advancing American influence.
Few countries in the world can match Iran’s geo-economic and geo-political significance in the global energy markets. The country holds the world’s largest proven natural gas reserves (18.2%) and ranks fourth in oil reserves (9.3%).1 It is a founding member …