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Hegemonic Aspirations and Middle East Discord: The Case of Iran

Hegemonic Aspirations and Middle East Discord: The Case of Iran

Iran plays a major role in regional issues and will continue to do so in order to protect or uphold the safety and security of the Shia Crescent. It is increasingly becoming the regional hegemon.

The United States’ “Withdrawal” from the Iran Nuclear Deal

The United States’ “Withdrawal” from the Iran Nuclear Deal

The Iran nuclear deal is a novel solution to a problem in international relations with the potential to lead to war. The US had no basis for its decision to abandon it.

Iran Talks. Abschluss Iran Verhandlungen. UNO. Wien, 14.07.2015, Foto: Dragan Tatic

An International Relations Perspective on the Iran Nuclear Deal

The deal problematically upheld the image of Iran going nuclear as a horror scenario to be prevented, cementing the securitization of Iran’s case without re-politicizing Israel’s nuclear status.

Interview – Michael Stephens

Interview – Michael Stephens

RUSI’s Michael Stephens answers questions on the recent referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, Trump’s Middle East policy, developments in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal.

The Legacy of the Obama Administration

The Legacy of the Obama Administration

During Obama’s tenure America’s global leadership has declined to its lowest ebb leaving some allies to wonder how much they can rely on the US.

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.

Strategic Narratives and Iranian Foreign Policy into the Rouhani Era

Strategic Narratives and Iranian Foreign Policy into the Rouhani Era

Rouhani is more of a pragmatic moderate in the mould of former President Hashemi-Rafsanjani, and his approach has the blessing of the Supreme Leader Khamenei.

Interview – Nadim Shehadi

Interview – Nadim Shehadi

Nadim Shehadi discusses what lessons from the Iraq War we can apply to the current Syrian conflict, the role of Iran in the Middle-East, and the fight against ISIS.

Moving on After Congress Votes on the Iran Deal

Moving on After Congress Votes on the Iran Deal

Iran is an important country. The US should engage with Iran, with well-considered protections in place, while being sure to protect and reassure our allies.

Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Will Not Transform USA-Iran Relations

Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Will Not Transform USA-Iran Relations

It is too early for a substantial change in the US-Iran status quo; but despite skepticism, there is no denying that the nuclear deal is a diplomatic breakthrough.

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