Hossein Malaek on the Development of Central Asia
Hossein Malaek, senior research fellow, former ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the People’s Republic of China, discusses the development of Central Asia in the perspective of
Andrey Krutskikh on Cybersecurity Threats
Andrey Krutskikh, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cooperation on Information Security, discusses how the international community can rally to combat
Bruce McConnell on the Cyber Politics
Bruce McConnell, Senior Vice President, EastWest Institute, discusses the problems of cyber technologies in the international relations. According to the expert, there are two main problems in the
Seyed Mohammad Kazen Sajjapour on Russian-Iranian relations
Seyed Mohammad Kazen Sajjapour, President, Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS), discusses the conceptual framework of the Russian-Iranian relations. According to him,
World Trade Wars: What Are We to Expect? Expert Discussion
On April 12, the Valdai Discussion Club held an expert discussion on the topic “World Trade Wars: What Are We to Expect?”
Abbas Araghchi on the Iran Nuclear Deal
Abbas Araghchi, Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, discusses the issues related to the Iran nuclear deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) and
North-South International Transport Corridor
The North-South international transport corridor combines railways, roads and sea routes. The total length of the transport corridor is more than 7 thousand kilometers. The agreement on this
Informational Warfare on the Cyber Sphere: Fake, Semi-Fake, and Reality
On 5 April, the Valdai Discussion Club held an expert discussion on topic ‘Informational Warfare on the Cyber Sphere: Fake, Semi-Fake, and Reality’
The Future of Diplomacy and Political Communication. Expert Discussion
On April 3, 2018, the Valdai Discussion Club held an expert discussion, titled "The Future of Diplomacy and Political Communication".
Nir Rosen on Syrian and Yemeni crises
Nir Rosen, adviser for Syria and Iraq at the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue, discusses various issues related to the conflicts in the Middle East: the future of the Kurds, the US military presence
Robin Wright on the Evolution of the United States Iran Policy
Robin Wright, Senior Fellow at the US Institute of Peace, discusses the evolution of the US Middle East policy with a special focus on Iran. According to her, Donald Trump believes that all issues
Kayhan Barzegar on Iran’s Foreign Policy
Kayhan Barzegar, Director of the Institute for Middle East Strategic Studies (IMESS) in Tehran, discusses the Iranian foreign policy in the context of the Syrian crisis. According to him, the