An Alliance of Convenience with Iran? Baghdad as “Exhibit A”

by Ellie Geranmayeh The violence in Iraq has provoked serious considerations by the West as to whether cooperation with Iran is worth testing to secure regional stability. In the last decade, both sides have avoided expanding their dialogue beyond the nuclear… Continue Reading  

Catherine Ashton’s Iran Legacy

by Eldar Mamedov The EU will usher in a new foreign policy chief come November. The anti-Kremlin Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski has already expressed his desire to take on Catherine Ashton’s position as High Representative of the Union for Foreign… Continue Reading  

The Politics of the EU Resolution on Iran

by Farideh Farhi On April 3 the European Parliament (EP) passed a resolution on EU Strategy towards Iran. It proposes the opening of a EU delegation in Tehran; cooperation in a number of areas such as the fight against narcotic… Continue Reading