The number of world leaders, including presidents of Iran, Russia, France, the U.
One should note that several decisions made by President Trump, such as withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Paris Climate Agreement and the nuclear agreement with Iran (JCPOA), opening NAFTA for renegotiation, putting negotiations regarding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on hold and recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has led to deep differences of opinion between the U.
and Iran race for influence and hegemony in the country has speeded up the deterioration of conditions in Iraq.
While the Iranian model is based on Shiite sectarianism, the Saudi model offers Sunni sectarianism or Wahhabism as its legitimacy base.
Countries such as Oman, Kuwait and Jordan have been having second thoughts about their relationships with the Gulf neighbors as they eye to have better relations with other regional powers such as Turkey and Iran.
and Iran over the nuclear issue are only some of the examples of an increasingly unstable environment.
Iran is currently neutral toward Turkey’s ongoing operation.
For many years, Oman had been following a balanced policy between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Jordan has also hinted that it can have better relations with Iran and may develop a strategic partnership with Turkey.
secession from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or the Iran Deal, sealed by the international community, in which the U.
President Trump delivered two major victories - withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and the Jerusalem move - to the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu within a matter of weeks without any Israeli concessions toward peace.
hen the Syrian Civil War is discussed, the discussion tends to evolve around the number of refugees, the constant attacks conducted by the Assad regime and trilateral discussions between Turkey, Iran and Russia, who are the three guarantor states seeking to find an end to the years long conflict in Syria.
But who are these “Muslims?” And do they have a special status according to the German constitution or do they need special treatment? Does Article 4 of the German constitution (freedom of faith, conscience, and creed) not protect Muslim rights as much as it does Christian rights? Do Muslims need a tolerance range due to a constitutional lack? Or, does Kauder just mean the (approximately 3 million) Turkish Muslim population who are living in Germany or the 1 million Syrian refugees or even other German Muslim groups with a background from Morocco, Lebanon, Bosnia, Iran, Iraq etc.