Commentary: Jordan is at the Cross Roads

Amb Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow, VIF
During the last weeks of the month of Ramadan, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan faced the public wrath and continued demonstrations due to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) sponsored taxation regime and a poor state of the economy and opportunity
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia

Commentary: Changing Political Landscape in the Middle East

Amb D P Srivastava, Senior Fellow & Cluster Leader, VIF
President Trump’s announcement of US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal comes at a time, when the political landscape in the Middle East is changing fast. Hizbullah won the majority in Lebanon elections in early May. The Iraqi election results
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia

Commentary: Iran Nuclear Deal

Amb D P Srivastava, Senior Fellow & Cluster Leader, VIF
US President Trump’s decision to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal was partly expected in view of his campaign statements. It was nevertheless surprising. There were last minute attempts by the E-3 – France, Germany and the UK - to persuade Trump n
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia

जॉर्डन का मसला – भारत एवं हाशेमाईट साम्राज्य

Amb Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow, VIF
महामहिम राजा अब्दुल्लाह-इब्न-हुसैन, जॉर्डन के हाशेमाईट साम्राज्य के वारिस एवं उनकी महारानी रा
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia, Hindi

Commentary: Jordan Matters – India and the Hashemite Kingdom

Amb Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow, VIF
His Majesty King Abdullah Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania will be on his second State visit to India at the end of this month, close on the heels of transit visit of PM Modi earlier this month
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia

Commentary: President Rouhani’s Visit to India

Amb D P Srivastava, Senior Fellow & Cluster Leader, VIF
President Rouhani’s visit to India from February 15-17, 2018 took place after a gap of almost 15 years, since President Khatami’s visit in 2003. In between, there was a transit visit by President Ahmadinejad in 2008. There was a long gap before t
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia

राष्ट्रपति ट्रंप और येरुशलम

Amb K P Fabian
येरुशलम को इजरायल की राजधानी के रूप में मान्यता देने और अमेरिकी दूतावास को तेल अवीव से हटाकर ये
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia, Hindi

Commentary: President Trump and Jerusalem

Amb K P Fabian
President Trump’s decision announced on 6th December 2017 to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to order the transfer of US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem reminds one of the 1917 Balfour Declaration that paved the way for the esta
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia

ईरान को ट्रंप की ‘नामंजूरी’: आगे क्या

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF
शुक्रवार 13 सितंबर, 2017 को अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति डॉनल्ड ट्रंप ने सख्ती भरे भाषण में ऐलान किया कि वह सं
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia, Hindi