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Zahra Sharifzadeh PhD Student in International Relations


The land of Afghanistan along the Silk Road has been the junction of the world's great civilizations and this important and sensitive geostrategic and geopolitical situation of Afghanistan has played an important role in shaping the rich relics of great cultures and civilizations such as Iran, Greece, Mesopotamia and India.

Zahra Akbari*

Since Obama's presidency, US military forces in Afghanistan have dwindled. But early in the Biden’s presidency, we witnessed the abrupt and comprehensive withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan; an action that caused a lot of unrest in Afghanistan. With the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan, Taliban’s movements have increased and we witness Taliban has taken control over Kabul and is about to declare the Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan.

 Zahra Sharifzadeh
Member of The Editorial Board of the Iranian Journal of International Relations

One of the most important issues that presidential candidates must have a plan for, is the field of foreign policy and interaction with the world. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Sanctions, regional issues and how to deal with neighbors are among the most important issues to consider.
The future president of Iran, whether from the fundamentalist spectrum, whether reformist or from any other group or party, will be one of the most significant challenges in managing economic pressures and sanctions that have affected various aspects of people's lives and livelihoods. In other words, the field of foreign policy can be considered the most important scene of the future president of Iran. On one hand, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America have their own interests due to political and economic necessity and building power at the regional and global levels, which have caused these two actors to enter regional and global developments.

Arezoo Ravansetan 

With the final results of the US elections in 2021 and the coming to power of Joe Biden, the first signs of the US determination to end the 20-year crisis in Afghanistan, the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan before September 11, 2021, in political parliaments Inside Afghanistan, and among international relations theorists and analysts, the question is, what is the security-political outlook for the country in the light of the withdrawal of US troops?

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