On Iran, Canada Should Pick Up Where Obama Left Off

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 the historic agreement reached… Continue Reading  

RT: Call Iran!

by Navid Hassibi A link needs to be urgently established between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and newly sworn-in Secretary of State Rex Tillerson amid the needless escalation in tension between the Trump administration and Iran. This week alone,… Continue Reading  

The Case for Sending Secretary Kerry to Tehran

by Navid Hassibi Although it is unclear what will happen to the Iran nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA) once President-elect Donald Trump assumes office, President Barack Obama still has a few weeks left to try… Continue Reading  

Can Israel and Iran Just Get Along?

by Navid Hassibi While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chastised Iran in his annual address to the UN General Assembly last week, the region surrounding Israel continues to be embroiled in strife. Next door, the Assad regime along with anti-Assad… Continue Reading