Opinion – The Viability of Iran Nuclear Talks Without the Gulf Cooperation Council

Poornima B • May 7 2021 • Articles

The world powers who are currently negotiating with Iran need to explore the prospects of drawing in the GCC to explore wider solutions.

Wrecking Ball-In-Chief: Trump’s Withdrawals from International Commitments

Holger Janusch • Jul 17 2019 • Articles

Trump’s withdrawal from international agreements raises concerns on the unreliability of democracies in international affairs. These concerns are unwarranted. Here’s why.

Hegemonic Aspirations and Middle East Discord: The Case of Iran

Ali G. Dizboni and Sofwat Omar • Nov 25 2018 • Articles

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 Day after Tomorrow: The EU and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Victor Gigleux • Sep 18 2018 • Articles

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.

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

Daniel H. Joyner • Aug 21 2018 • Articles

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.

An International Relations Perspective on the Iran Nuclear Deal

Martin Beck • Aug 8 2018 • Articles

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

E-International Relations • Oct 26 2017 • Features

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.

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Farhad Rezaei • Jan 2 2017 • Articles

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.

Dealing Reform: Iranian Domestic Politics after the Nuclear Deal

Sidra Hamidi • May 15 2016 • Articles

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.

Interview – Avner Golov

E-International Relations • Feb 7 2016 • Features

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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