Post Tagged with: "Iran"

Rouhani’s Second Mandate: What to Expect?

Rouhani’s Second Mandate: What to Expect?

The battle for development will not end with the recent electoral round in Iran. It is going to be the main field of contention between the government and the opposition.

Review – 1979 Revolution: Black Friday

Review – 1979 Revolution: Black Friday

By departing from cliché this game takes its subject and audience seriously, and delivers engaging edutainment about a key event that has shaped the Middle East.

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

In the age of Trump and a rising tide of intolerance globally, a universalist outlook that critiques all forms of repression is an important theoretical perspective to adopt.

Diplomacy

Diplomacy

In today’s interconnected world, effective and skilful diplomacy is vital to ensure that humankind can navigate an ever-growing list of shared challenges that may be our undoing if left unresolved.

Donald Trump, the Middle East, and American Foreign Policy

Donald Trump, the Middle East, and American Foreign Policy

As they take office, the new US president, Donald Trump, and his national security staff should remember the key lessons learned in the Middle East by their predecessors.

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

If Trump scraps the Iran nuclear agreement his administration may push Iran into using ISIS in a tactical way against American interests in the Middle East.

Crime against Humanity?

Crime against Humanity?

Ayatollah Montazeri’s critique of executions in the 1980’s is an admittance of crimes against humanity. Recognising them as such could raise awareness of other crimes.

Understanding Syria’s Many Conflicts

Understanding Syria’s Many Conflicts

The Syrian war is not just one conflict, but several conflicts which interact with one another. Syria has become a quagmire in which nobody can win but all can lose.

Interview – Houchang Chehabi

Interview – Houchang Chehabi

Houchang Chehabi elaborates on why Iran’s single biggest crisis is its drought, its impact on agricultural centers, as well as its implications on geopolitics.

Is It Time for an Iranian-American Buddy Film?

Is It Time for an Iranian-American Buddy Film?

Challenging dominant IR narratives and reworking the US geopolitical imaginary of Iran via popular culture is possible. Stranger things have happened.

Interview – Louise Fawcett

Interview – Louise Fawcett

Louise Fawcett discusses the resurgence of regionalism, the long-term effects of the Iraq War, and elaborates on why Iran should be considered an aspiring regional power.

Interview – Siegfried O. Wolf

Interview – Siegfried O. Wolf

Siegfried O. Wolf discusses the impact of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, India’s objections, and whether Iran will want to connect to this corridor.

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