Why did the US assassinate Qassem Soleimani? 

By |2020-01-08T18:40:49+00:008th January, 2020|

The killing of Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, by the United States of America, at the start of the new year, is an indication that this year has more developments in store. The international media’s interest in the news of his killing from the moment it

Turkey’s Challenges & Opportunities

By |2018-12-27T21:24:47+00:0027th December, 2018|

Egemen BAĞIŞ, Former EU Minister & Chief Negotiator of Turkey speaks to Vaahan about Turkey's challenges and opportunities. We live in an age of complexity and unpredictability. On the one hand, the accelerating pace of globalization brings us closer in the fastest way. On the other hand, the world is being divided more and

DEMOCRACY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND LONDON

By |2018-03-10T22:49:14+00:0010th March, 2018|

Will 2018 be the year of democracy in the Middle East? As we stride into the New Year, protestors are taking to the streets in Iranian cities to demand better rights and living conditions from their hard line religious rulers. Nobody knows where the protests will lead and some fear that the same chaos