Iran Nuclear Deal: One-time Event or Breakthrough?

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by John Limbert Tehran and Washington have apparently hired the same speechwriter to com­pose their public statements about the state of Iranian nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA). In both capitals the proclaimed view is identical:… Continue Reading  

Will Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Undermine the Nuclear Deal?

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by Mahmoud Pargoo Iran revealed one of its missile inventories 500 meters underground on October 16, only a few days after it tested a new medium-range ballistic missile. The US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, condemned the test, describing… Continue Reading  

What’s Really behind Khamenei’s Recent Anti-US Statements?

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by Shireen Hunter       Last week Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei stated that Iran will not allow the United States to try reestablishing its influence in Iran. Taken together with the statement of the hardline managing editor… Continue Reading  

Reading Ukraine in Tehran and Tel Aviv

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by Marsha B. Cohen Israeli academics have recently provided a case study of how Israel and Iran may say and do much the same thing, but Iran alone will be criticized for it. In their latest Iran Pulse piece, headlined “Iran and… Continue Reading