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Trump is Right About Iran, Yet Wrong

Trump is Right About Iran, Yet Wrong

President Trump has inherited a limited range and scope of choices in confronting Iran. Right or wrong, he has no option in dealing with Iran but to deal with Iran.

Hunger Strikes, Iran and Universal Human Rights

Hunger Strikes, Iran and Universal Human Rights

The notion of a human right, enshrined in the UN Convention, is nonetheless vital in the context of the rise of the far right and the rise of religious fundamentalism.

Becoming a ‘Responsible Power’?: China’s New Role During the JCPOA Negotiations

Becoming a ‘Responsible Power’?: China’s New Role During the JCPOA Negotiations

When U.N. requirements were not met by Iran, China allowed stricter sanctions to be passed. Each time, China’s goal was to have Iran come back to the negotiating table.

The Iranian Revolution at 40: Shifting Grounds, Continuing Resilience

The Iranian Revolution at 40: Shifting Grounds, Continuing Resilience

Despite challenges, the Islamic Republic is here to stay with its military and social capacity to defend itself from foreign aggression and domestic intervention.

Interview – Anoush Ehteshami

Interview – Anoush Ehteshami

Prof. Ehteshami talks about his latest book on Iran, the MENA region’s relationship with East Asia, the impact of sanctions on Iran, and the resurgence of Saudi Arabia.

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.

Option WTO to Assist Nuclear Nonproliferation – With Minuses and Pluses

Option WTO to Assist Nuclear Nonproliferation – With Minuses and Pluses

A hard question like proliferation will be settled in a soft environment. De-securitization is possible so long as we are ready to shift our approach to nuclear issues.

The Day after Tomorrow: The EU and the Iran Nuclear Deal

The Day after Tomorrow: The EU and the Iran Nuclear Deal

The EU should lead a multi-dimensional diplomacy to rebuild trust and secure the participation of the original signatories on the basis of a more comprehensive agreement.

Recognition in Global Politics: The Challenge of Images and Technology

Recognition in Global Politics: The Challenge of Images and Technology

While the role of recognition in world politics is ever more acknowledged, the technological and visual aspect of this process requires much greater consideration.

Online Resources – Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Online Resources – Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

A brief introduction to OPEC, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, with links and media to further explore.

Engaging Iran

Engaging Iran

Support for Iranian reform without threats of regime overthrow would bring greater convergence with Iran and the outside world and address the shortcomings of post-revolutionary Iranian society.

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