The Outlook
The Forecast: Iran 2018

The Forecast: Iran 2018

As 2018 swiftly approaches, Menas is launching annual forecasts to help clients plan for the year ahead. The Forecast is a new section in each of our publications, providing forward-looking analysis and assessments in these key areas:   Domestic politics and...
IRGC responds to Trump

IRGC responds to Trump

In response to President Donald Trump’s evident intention to put pressure on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the military organisation has stated that it will develop its missile capabilities at a ‘faster pace.’ Clearly, one of the reasons why Washington...
Iranian Profile: ICT Minister Azari Jahromi

Iranian Profile: ICT Minister Azari Jahromi

A 36-year-old electrical engineer, Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, is the youngest minister in President Hassan Rohani’s second-term cabinet and the first minister in the Islamic Republic to be born after the 1979 revolution. He is now the minister for information and...
Iran’s renewable energy sector

Iran’s renewable energy sector

This is an excerpt from an article in our monthly Iran Strategic Focus publication. Despite having some of  the world’s largest hydrocarbon reserves, Iran is investing heavily in renewable energy. This focus is part of a strategy to become a major regional...