Post Tagged with: "Iran"

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.

Russia, Iran and Israel: A Troubled Triangle

Russia, Iran and Israel: A Troubled Triangle

Moscow’s efforts to retain good relations with both Israel and Iran will continue to cause each to be wary of becoming too reliant on a Russia that it deems unreliable.

President Barack Obama talks with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sept. 27, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) 
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Dealing Reform: Iranian Domestic Politics after the Nuclear Deal

The success of the US-Iran nuclear talks shows the limits of the Obama doctrine in accomplishing the kind of social change that many reformists would like to see.

Doha Talks: Economic Failure or Geopolitical Success?

Doha Talks: Economic Failure or Geopolitical Success?

Riyadh has pulled off a clever maneuver by not signing a deal that it negotiated and agreed to as it has politically stalled its adversaries and has been a setback to its allies.

Interview – Banafsheh Keynoush

Interview – Banafsheh Keynoush

Banafseh Keynoush discusses the implications of the Iran-Iraq War, the future of Saudi-Iranian relations, and how the United States affects this relationship.

Interview – Paulo Casaca

Interview – Paulo Casaca

Paulo Casaca discusses the tension between Pakistan’s military and political establishments, its growing sectarianism, and its relationships with Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Interview – Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

Interview – Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita discusses game theory as an indicator of political outcomes, his correct Iran prediction, and the threat of Vladimir Putin in Syria.

Interview – Ali G. Scotten

Interview – Ali G. Scotten

Ali G. Scotten discusses the significance of the Iranian nuclear deal, Iran’s changing relations with the US, and the political split between reformers and hardliners.

Interview – Avner Golov

Interview – Avner Golov

Avner Golov answers questions about the recent US-Iran nuclear agreement and its implications for Israel and wider regional security in the Middle East.

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Out in the Open: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Execution of Sheik Nimr al-Nimr

The confrontation of Saudi Arabia and Iran remains a political battle of influence with a veneer of religious justifications and very secular interests at the heart.

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