Andy Deahn

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Calling Out ‘Bluff Diplomacy’: Russo-Persian Maneuvers to Outwit Obama

According to the Obama administration, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a deal struck with the Islamic Republic of Iran over its nuclear...

The TAPI Pipeline: The Politics of Energy Balancing

There is a new energy rush among many Greater Caspian states, one that continues to focus on breaking free of the heavy Russian influence...

The Hidden Aftermath: Economic Costs after Terror

According to the Institute for Economics and Peace Global Terrorism Index (GTI) of 2014, violent acts of terrorism have increased dramatically, with estimates indicating...

The Wolves of Islamic Zealots: The Need for American-Russian Partnership

“Hellfire awaits you. Europe is shaking. Russia is dying.” These words uttered in an Islamic State (DAESH) propaganda video in November 2015 projected a...

A Disturbing Double-Standard:A Human Rights Criticism of the JCPOA

Critics of capital punishment have long claimed that the utilization of such measures are inhumane and disregard certain human rights. One state at the...

Arctic Geopolitics: Future Conflict beyond the Caspian

Russia is not a littoral nation of just one great body of water in the Caspian. It also has its entire northern expanse along...

The “Global Spiral” of Caspian Environmental Politics

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that the Caspian Basin holds more than 48 billion barrels of oil and more than 292 trillion cubic...

Remaining Rogue? Iran and the Caspian Consequences of the JCPOA

Could the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) create a pathway toward democracy in the Islamic Republic of Iran or is the United States...

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