Post Tagged with: "Iran"

Is Revolution Brewing in Iran?

Is Revolution Brewing in Iran?

Women and young people have joined with many other oppressed sectors of Iranian society and created a clear path toward a real and popular revolution in Iran.

Image by Peter Enyeart

Why Trump’s Meeting with North Korea Matters: The Asia-Middle East Connection

Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un may be strategic for U.S. foreign politics in the face of strengthening relations between North Korea and Iran.

From Styria to Syria: A Return of a Thirty Years’ War?

From Styria to Syria: A Return of a Thirty Years’ War?

In IR debates, an epistemic challenge to the Westernist and the radical Orientalist orientations could come from a clear-eyed reassessment of our past wars.

Online Resources – The International Atomic Energy Agency

Online Resources – The International Atomic Energy Agency

A brief introduction to the IAEA, with links and media to further explore.

The Reluctant Realist: Jimmy Carter and Iran

The Reluctant Realist: Jimmy Carter and Iran

Carter’s approach toward Iran demonstrates that he became more concerned with perpetuating the strategy of containment than following through on his liberal tendencies.

Geopolitics of the Lebanese Crisis: Economic and Energy Perspectives

Geopolitics of the Lebanese Crisis: Economic and Energy Perspectives

Effective governance in Lebanon provided fewer opportunities for regional actors to intervene in the country keeping it aloof from the power struggle in the region.

Whither Iran?  A 21-year-old Reform Movement on the Brink of Success

Whither Iran? A 21-year-old Reform Movement on the Brink of Success

It is about time to support the democratic movement in Iran in any way that we feasibly can. In this effort, context and local knowledge matter greatly.

Why Did Protests in Iran Fail to Develop into an Uprising?

Why Did Protests in Iran Fail to Develop into an Uprising?

The disorganized nature meant that the recent protests emerged quickly, but had no clear common goals or leadership, which made continued action unsustainable.

Insider and Outsider: Israel’s Demons in the New Millennium

Insider and Outsider: Israel’s Demons in the New Millennium

As Israel consolidated its place in the Middle East, few anymore questioned its right to exist – but many questioned its right to exist within its expansionist borders.

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.

What New Declassifications Reveal about the 1953 Coup in Iran

What New Declassifications Reveal about the 1953 Coup in Iran

The papers provide more detail on the hypocrisy of the US as a promoter of democratic values yet also a conspirer to remove an elected government.

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