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

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Merkel's Mullah Quandary
Marc Young presents the potential difficulties that Germany's conservative Chancellor will face if Iran develops a nuclear bomb. (Der Spiegel, 2/16/06) Read More...

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3 Myths About the Iran Conflict
The authors dispel three arguments against imposing economic sanctions against Iran. By Mel Levine, Alex Turkeltaub and Alex Gorbansky. (Washington Post, 2/7/2006) Read More...

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Women Hold the Key
The Guardian examines the growing importance of women in the future of Iran. But is there more to it than that? With a wave of new leadership of women like Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia), Angela Me... Read More...

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The Gulf Between Us
The author writes that peacefully resolving the nuclear crisis over Iran has been made more difficult by the Bush Administration’s rejection of peaceful overtures from Iran over the past five years. B... Read More...

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A Firebrand in a House of Cards
The authors write that both the US and Iran should not underestimate the other in the escalating conflict over Iran’s nuclear program. By Dariush Zahedi and Omid Memarian. (New York Times, 1/12/2006) Read More...

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Mehrdad Haghayeghi
Dr. Mehrdad Haghayeghi (Missouri State University) discusses Iran’s increasing influence over Central Asia. By Jennifer Ashton. (IA-Forum, 11/29/2005) Read More...

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The Threat of the Current Regime in Iran
Not since the failure of the League of Nations in the 1930s to confront the aggression of the dictatorships in Japan, Italy, and Germany have we seen the willful avoidance of reality which is now unde... Read More...

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The Islamic Republic and Rhetorical Contests with the United States
The author discusses the war of words between the United States and Iran and its consequences. By Karin Esposito. (IA-Forum, 11/3/2005) Read More...

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Iran’s new era: nine lessons for reformers
The inauguration of Iran’s new president is a moment for Iran’s reformers to think afresh, says leading dissident Emadeddin Baghi. (Open Democracy) Read More...

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Murder's Row Rules
Discusses murders within Tehran. By Michael A. Ledeen. (AEI 7/15/05) Read More...

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Iranian Fission
Discusses tensions between Sunnis and Shiites within Iran. By Michael A. Ledeen. (AEI 8/01/05) Read More...

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NEWSMAKER: Condoleezza Rice
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks with Jim Lehrer about the North Korea six-party talks, Iraq, and the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. by Jim Lehrer (Online NewsHour, 28 Jul 2005.) Read More...

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The Unexpected Nonproliferation Partner
Discusses North Korea and Iran's growing amount of nuclear weapons, as well as possible actions other nations might take to stop further WMD proliferation. By Rose Gottemoeller. (Carnegie Endowment 2/... Read More...

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Bombs Won't Solve Iran
Discusses the possible threat of Iran to the US and Israel. By Joseph Cirincione. (Carnegie Endowment 5/11/2005) Read More...

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North Korea, Iran and the United States: the Dangerous Games Nations Play
The author provides an extensive examination of U.S. policy regarding nuclear proliferation, especially in consideration to the nuclear programs of North Korea and Iran. By William R. Polk (Japan Foc... Read More...

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Cracks in the Land of the Ayatollahs
Discusses Iran's Presidential Election. By Michael A. McFaul, Abbas Milani. (Carnegie Endowment 6/17/2005) Read More...

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Al-Qaeda has changed; Bush strategy also needs to shift
Retired General Clark argues that the U.S. must confront terrorism not only through intelligence and special operations, but by also attacking the ideology which promotes terrorism. He also advocates... Read More...

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Securing terror target No. 1
This article discusses the efforts by the U.S. military to protect critical oil terminals in the Persian Gulf. Protection of these terminals will be turned over to Iraqi Marine forces by early 2006. ... Read More...

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If It's a Muslim Problem, It Needs a Muslim Solution
The author provides an argument that a solution must come from within the Muslim "village" in order to halt terrorist attacks which are increasing the isolation and mistrust between the West and Musli... Read More...

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Iran, where every vote counts
Even though Iran's elections have been mired with accusations of rigged voting; it is still one of the few countries in the Middle East with a voting record. (Denver Post, 23/06/05) Read More...

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Iran Vote: Dark Horse Rises
In Iran’s first runoff election since the 1979 Revolution, the so called dark horse candidate, hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is making a strong run. (New York Times, Free Registration Req. 24/06/05) Read More...

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Iranian travesty
Even some Iranians are publicly calling Iran’s election a joke. The Iranian people are longing for freedom and the latest mockery of democracy has sickened the populace. (The Boston Globe, 23/06/05) Read More...

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Iran’s latest election proved to be neither as irrelevant, as the opposition claimed, nor as “make or break,” as its supporters claimed. By Amir Taheri (New York Post, 22/06/05) Read More...

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In Iran, voting isn't really democracy
Just because the Iranians are voting, doesn’t mean the elections are fair or that democracy is spreading in Iran; and don’t expect to see any fairer elections in the runoff election. (Rocky Mountain ... Read More...

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Iran's youth stunned into action
Following the failure of the reformist candidate to succeed in at least reaching a runoff election, many Iranian youths are considering that their boycott of the election was a mistake, especially aft... Read More...

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Bush Denounces Iran’s Election
President Bush denounced the recent Iranian elections on the grounds that the theocratic government did not meet the "requirements of a democracy," especially by eliminating rival candidates. By Robi... Read More...

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U.S. Warns Iran on Nuclear Issue
The U.S. stated at the quarterly meeting of the IAEA that Iran could face military consequences if it does not come clean about its nuclear program. By Allisa Rubin (Los Angeles Times 17/06/2005.) Read More...

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Iranian elections
The author can’t help but ask, did anyone really think the Iranian elections were in the slightest bit legitimate? Elections alone aren’t enough for Democracy; one needs the protection of liberties a... Read More...

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Iran is beginning to follow Lebanon’s democracy movement, although the mullah’s still have the ultimate power, the people are showing greater signs of wanting to be free. (New York Post, Free Registr... Read More...

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One word shows Iran's new politics
Iran’s elections were a historic achievement, not because they were a great democratic reforming change, but because there was a change in language. Gone were the flowery speeches of the 1979 Revolut... Read More...

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