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Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood: Frenemies?

Published on July 12th, 2017 | by Guest

by Mahmoud Pargoo Saudi Arabia’s decision to sever ties with Qatar in response to the latter’s claimed support of terrorist organizations such as the Muslim Brotherhood as well as its relationship with Iran has raised a ... Read More



On Iran, Canada Should Pick Up Where Obama Left Off

Published on July 12th, 2017 | by Guest

by Navid Hassibi As the two-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal approaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has an opportunity to put his government’s new approach to foreign policy into effect by expressing support for ... Read More



Did Trump Just Violate the Iran Deal?

Published on July 11th, 2017 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick One of the most troubling aspects of Donald Trump’s administration, among so many troubling aspects, is that the president, his staff, and his advisors so often seem to break rules that they are ... Read More



Isolation in Hamburg

Published on July 11th, 2017 | by Paul Pillar

by Paul R. Pillar President Donald Trump’s second foreign trip, to attend a G-20 summit meeting, demonstrated how far and how fast U.S. global leadership and influence have fallen. This observation is warranted despite the usual ... Read More



Yikes, Mattis Still Has It in for Iran!

Published on July 11th, 2017 | by Jim Lobe

by Jim Lobe Secretary of Defense James Mattis remains as hostile as ever towards the Islamic Republic of Iran, as he recently made clear in remarks to The Islander, the newspaper of Mercer Island High School. ... Read More



Political Debate Heats Up in Iran

Published on July 10th, 2017 | by Ali Reza Eshraghi

by Ali Reza Eshraghi A popular joke was bouncing around in South Africa in the early 1990s. Given the country’s overwhelming challenges, people have two options, a practical one and a miraculous one. The practical option ... Read More



Why Iran Will Not Go the Way of the USSR

Published on July 10th, 2017 | by Shireen Hunter

by Shireen T. Hunter                            Since the Soviet Union dissolved in December 1991, articles have appeared in the West arguing that, sooner or later, ... Read More

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