Assad Homayoun

 Freepressers

Iran and its neighbors: Caught in a strategic trap of their own making

Iran and its neighbors: Caught in a strategic trap of their own making

By Dr. Assad Homayoun and Gregory Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense &  Foreign Affairs. Iran, no less than the European Union or the United States of America, faces a series of problems which place it at a critical strategic junction. It now faces urgent challenges, the response to which will determine its viability — even its survival […]

 Freepressers

It's the Persian Gulf, gentlemen, not the Arabian Gulf

It's the Persian Gulf, gentlemen, not the Arabian Gulf

By Dr. Assad Homayoun The editorial page of the April 10 edition of the Washington Post published an excellent and thought-provoking article by former Secretaries of State Henry A. Kissinger and James A. Baker, entitled “The Grounds for U.S. Intervention”. That article, however, includes an inexcusable and egregious error, namely, a reference to the “Arabian/Persian Gulf”. Similarly, Mr. […]

 Freepressers

Missing in the rise of Islam in Turkey and Iran: A U.S. strategy

By Dr. Assad Homayoun, Global Information System It is now clear that the West has no coherent strategies to cope with Iran and Turkey, the two important powers in the greater Middle East. Iran and Turkey dominate this zone of the greater Middle East, which extends from the Caucasus and Central Asia to the Indian […]