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Social Media: Middle East/Caucasus: Middle East: Iran

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The Peculiarities of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)
The Peculiarities of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

Analysis of the Iranian nuclear arms deal. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (12/24/2015)

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How Tehran Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb
How Tehran Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb
How did Iran's nuclear policy evolve and what is the policy outlook for the 2013 elections? By Anne-Laure Barbosa. (03/21/2013) Read More...


Interview: Dr. James Andrew Lewis
Interview: Dr. James Andrew Lewis
Dr. James Andrew Lewis (CSIS) discusses cybersecurity and the internet, including related issues on China, North Korea and Iran. By Cynthia Iris. (02/05/2013) Read More...


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What Are Iran's Intentions?
There is little credible discussion of just what constitutes the Iranian threat, though we do have an authoritative answer, provided by U.S. military and intelligence. Their presentations to Congress ... Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>   IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Judith Yaphe
Iranian Elections Series IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Judith Yaphe
As part of our series on the Iranian elections, IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Judith Yaphe (George Washington University). By Benjamin Linden. (IA-Forum, 04/25/2010) Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>  IA Forum Interview: Dr. Clay Ramsay
Iranian Elections Series IA Forum Interview: Dr. Clay Ramsay
As part of our series on the Iranian elections, IA Forum speaks with Dr. Clay Ramsay (PIPA). By Benjamin Linden. (IA-Forum, 04/25/2010) Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>  IA Forum Interview:  Dr. Hossein Askari
Iranian Elections Series IA Forum Interview: Dr. Hossein Askari
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Houssein Askari as part of a series on Iranian elections. By Benjamin Linden. (04/25/2010) Read More...


Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe: Furthering U.S. Security, or Angering Allies?
Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe: Furthering U.S. Security, or Angering Allies?
Analysis of US intentions to shelve ballistic missile defense including reaction from, and implications for, Europe and Russian Federation. By Elizabeth Zolotukhina. (03/28/2010) Read More...


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How to Read Brazil's Stance on Iran
As a holder of a temporary seat, Brazil can either facilitate or complicate consensus on the UN Security Council. Equally important, Brazil will play a role in ensuring that sanctions against Iran, if... Read More...


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Netanyahu and the sanctioning of Iran
Thomas Evans asks why Israel looks unlikely to gain support for energy sanctions against Iran. (OpenDemocracy, 02/25/2010) Read More...


Iran and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO): Counter- Hegemony as Common Purpose
Iran and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO): Counter- Hegemony as Common Purpose
Authors examine Iranian membership in the Shanghai Cooperative Organization and potential effect on security. By Dr. Ali G. Dizboni, Dr. Amir M. Haji-Yousefi, and Greg Mcpherson. (12/19/2009) Read More...


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The Bearded Gentleman
Rather than assassinate Iranian citizens abroad, which proved a constant irritant between Iran and host countries, the Islamic Republic has developed much more sophisticated mechanisms to control its ... Read More...


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Why Israel is Safer (from Iran) Than it Might Seem
An outline of the strategic situation between Iran and Israel. By Azem Ibrahim. (The Huffington Post/Harvard University) Read More...


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Interview with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discusses Afghanistan, Pakistan and other issues facing India. (Washington Post, 11/22/2009) Read More...


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The Iran Talks in Geneva: Too Soon to Tell
Kenneth Pollack addresses the talks between the P5 plus 1 debating the position Iran took in the talks. By Kenneth Pollack (Brookings Institute, 10/02/2009 Read More...


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China's View of Iran
This article explores China's hesitancy to support additional economic sanctions against Iran and it's overall perception of a potential as a dominant Middle East power (By Michael Wines 09-29-09). Read More...


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At U.N., Views on Iran and N. Korea Are Divided
The author examines different approaches countries view as necessary towards handling Iran and North Korea. By Mark Landler (Ny Times, 9/21/2009) Read More...


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The West Has Got It Wrong About Iran
Author analyzes the Iranian elections and disputes Western analysis of it. By Khurram Zaki. (09/11/2009) Read More...


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The Dragon in the Backyard
Article detailing Latin America's shift in economic relations toward China, Iran and the Global South and away from the United States. (The Economist, 8/13/2009) Read More...


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Iran and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Second Term
Author examines the stability of Iran in a second Ahmadinejad presidential term. By Suzanne Maloney (Brookings Institute, 8/03/09). Read More...


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The Iranian Nuclear Program, Russia, and International Law
In order to further his claims regarding Russian involvement and Security Council supervision of the Iranian nuclear project, Welsh provides a background into international law regarding nuclear devel... Read More...


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Ctrl+Alt+Delete: Iran's Response to the Internet
Documentation and analysis of Iran's extended history of suppressing free expression through strict regulations over internet users as well as arrest, detention and torture of bloggers. (Iran HRDC, 08... Read More...


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The Nabucco Natural Gas Pipeline: From Opera to Reality
The Nabucco pipeline is slowly moving closer to completion. Bülent Aras & Emre Iseri analyze the importance of this East-West artery for European gas supplies and the Turkish economy. (SETA Foundation... Read More...


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The Global Economic Crisis: How Much is the Persian Gulf Worth Now?
Despite projections in late 2008 that the Persian Gulf states had the cash and the incentive to cushion the regional impact of the financial crisis, evidence is mounting that the region is far from be... Read More...


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The Gulf Cooperation Council: A New Global Force?
Mohsin S. Khan discusses the GCC, assessing the Persian Gulf countries’ prospects for a monetary union and a repository of dollar reserves generated by oil. (PDF format, Peterson Institute for Interna... Read More...


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After the Iranian Uprising
Explores the impact of the post election revolution in Iran and its effect upon future negotiations with the West over nuclear issues. By Alex Vatanka (Council of Foreign Affairs, 6/29/2009) Read More...


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The Evolving Situation in Iran
Karim Sadjadpour sheds light on the evolving political divisions in Iran, and its' relationship with other countries. (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 07/16/2009) Read More...


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The Archaeology of Iran’s Regime
The uprising in Iran against the stolen election exposes the true character and intentions of a regime that seeks to rule without and against its people, says Mahmood Delkhasteh. (Open Democracy, 07/0... Read More...


For Radical Islam, the End Begins
For Radical Islam, the End Begins
Is history ending yet again? Much as the hammers that leveled the Berlin Wall marked the end of the Cold War, so might the protests rocking Iran signal the death of radical Islam. By Joshua Muravchik ... Read More...


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The Supreme Leader
The article focuses on the role of Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as well as other major leaders since the revolution and reflects how their power struggle is influencing the current c... Read More...


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