Iran is at a crossroads

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by Jasmin Ramsey The title of this post is a quote from Shaul Bakhash, a George Mason University professor who moderated a panel discussion, “Iran, the Next Five Years: Change or More of the Same?” at the Wilson Center today. “In… Continue Reading  

Iranians Lukewarm on Rouhani, Oppose Syria Intervention: Poll

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by Barbara Slavin A new poll following the election of Hassan Rouhani says that a majority of Iranians oppose Iran’s intervention in Syria and Iraq and believe that Iran is seeking nuclear weapons despite their government’s claims to the contrary. The… Continue Reading  

Meanwhile in Iran

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This lonely press briefing issued today by the United Nations about ongoing political imprisonment in Iran reminds us that the more the international community focuses on Iran’s nuclear program, the less attention is given to Iranian human rights. These rights are… Continue Reading