International relations were very much influenced by the cold war that dominated the international scene, particularly after World War II.
The achievement of the Trump administration was to recognise the authoritarian threat from China. The task of the Biden administration will be to work out what to do about it.
A careful reading of the personal background of the Iraqi president, the prime ministers, and the legislative authority does not exclude a full readiness for normalization with Israel.
This research studies the motives and contexts of the US-Iranian escalation in the Gulf waters, which is represented by the friction of warships belonging to the Revolutionary Guard with US naval vessels in the region.