With COVID-19, Iran’s Dependence on China Grows

‘Beijing has steadily become Tehran’s economic ventilator, diplomatic prop, and military enabler, and the Iranians need this backstop now more than ever’

IRAN

https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/with-covid-19-irans-dependence-on-china-grows

Examining Iran’s Role in the New Middle East

Reuters

“Sub-state actors that operate violently across borders, an information and communications technology revolution, and an increasingly fragmented ideological landscape make up the new Middle East”

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/middle-east-watch/examining-irans-role-new-middle-east-120541