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Russia, Iran compete for influence in Syria via private security companies

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Is peace between Iran and Israel inevitable?

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Why separation of “Church” from State?

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Featuring Dennis Ross, Suzanne Maloney, and Meghan O’Sullivan (Three veteran policy practitioners examine the challenges that the Biden administration will face as it considers…..

Why Biden’s Plan to Rejoin the Iran Deal Makes No Sense

Richard Goldberg & Mark Dubowitz (FDD) Iran has decided to escalate tensions with the West by publicly confirming the production of enriched uranium at an underground…..

A Year After Soleimani’s Death, Iran’s influence Is Receding

By Ahmad Rafat (Kayhan Life) January 3 marked the first anniversary of the death of the former Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps…..

Iran is playing war games in Iraq

Struan Stevenson (UPI) n an interview on Al-Arabiya Al-Hadath TV on Christmas Eve, Zafer al-Aani, a senior member of the Iraqi Parliament, blamed the…..

Submarine Movements on Iran’s Doorstep

By Farzin Nadimi* On December 21, the American nuclear-powered guided missile submarine USS Georgia (SSGN-729) transited the Strait of Hormuz and entered the shallow…..

Iran Really Has Only One Option: Return To Talks With The West

Ahmad Rafat KAYHAN-LONDON/KAYHAN-LIFE English edition • WORLDCRUNCH Iranian officials have reacted mildly, and even cautiously, to last month’s killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, described in…..

It’s Time for a Human Rights-Based Foreign Policy With Iran

Mahmoud Amiry Moghaddam*  (The Globe Post) At 24 years old, the Iranian Saba Kordafshari is currently serving a sentence matching her age for merely taking off…..

Latest Iran Nuclear Inspection Report Reveals Multiple Concerns

Simon Henderson (The Washington Institute) President-elect Joe Biden’s team has indicated that he wants to return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and…..

Iran suffers as the Supreme Leader’s house crumbles

*By Kamal Azari & Mohsen Sazegara While some may argue that Iran is a democracy, it is, in fact, a nation controlled within the…..

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Russia, Iran compete for influence in Syria via private security companies

Mohammed Hardan (Al Monitor) Russia and Iran are taking every opportunity to increase their influence in Syria. They recently urged private security companies to…..

Iran’s Ayatollahs Want a New Deal

Ilan Berman (Newsweek) Make no mistake. Whatever they might proclaim publicly, Iran’s leaders are desperate for a new diplomatic agreement with the West. In…..

Iran Isn’t Just a Nuclear File

By Karen Krame (Foreign Affairs) As President Joe Biden sets the course for a new U.S. policy toward Iran, he would do well to…..

Is peace between Iran and Israel inevitable?

By Victoria Coates* & Len Khodorkovsky** (The Jerusalem Post) The recent momentum toward peace in the Middle East has been breathtaking. Multiple US-brokered deals…..

Dissidents First: A Foreign Policy Doctrine for the Biden Administration

By Brest Stephens (The New York Time) Thirty years from now, what will historians consider the most consequential event of January 2021 — the…..

Biden’s uphill battle to save the Iran nuclear deal

By Ishaan Tharoor (Washington Post) There’s probably no country in the world outside the United States that was more affected by the November election…..

What Obama Writes About Iran In His Bestselling Memoir

By Ahmaad Rafat (Kayhan Life) Former U.S. President Barack Obama’s memoir A Promised Land has been a mega-bestseller since its release on Nov. 17. As of…..

Why separation of “Church” from State?

By Esmail Nooriala Putting aside for another occasion to delve into the notion of “separation” mentioned in the above title, I just intend to…..

Thinking about the next phase of Iran nuclear diplomacy

Featuring Dennis Ross, Suzanne Maloney, and Meghan O’Sullivan (Three veteran policy practitioners examine the challenges that the Biden administration will face as it considers…..

Why Biden’s Plan to Rejoin the Iran Deal Makes No Sense

Richard Goldberg & Mark Dubowitz (FDD) Iran has decided to escalate tensions with the West by publicly confirming the production of enriched uranium at an underground…..

A Year After Soleimani’s Death, Iran’s influence Is Receding

By Ahmad Rafat (Kayhan Life) January 3 marked the first anniversary of the death of the former Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps…..

Iran is playing war games in Iraq

Struan Stevenson (UPI) n an interview on Al-Arabiya Al-Hadath TV on Christmas Eve, Zafer al-Aani, a senior member of the Iraqi Parliament, blamed the…..

Submarine Movements on Iran’s Doorstep

By Farzin Nadimi* On December 21, the American nuclear-powered guided missile submarine USS Georgia (SSGN-729) transited the Strait of Hormuz and entered the shallow…..

Iran Really Has Only One Option: Return To Talks With The West

Ahmad Rafat KAYHAN-LONDON/KAYHAN-LIFE English edition • WORLDCRUNCH Iranian officials have reacted mildly, and even cautiously, to last month’s killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, described in…..

It’s Time for a Human Rights-Based Foreign Policy With Iran

Mahmoud Amiry Moghaddam*  (The Globe Post) At 24 years old, the Iranian Saba Kordafshari is currently serving a sentence matching her age for merely taking off…..

Latest Iran Nuclear Inspection Report Reveals Multiple Concerns

Simon Henderson (The Washington Institute) President-elect Joe Biden’s team has indicated that he wants to return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and…..

Iran suffers as the Supreme Leader’s house crumbles

*By Kamal Azari & Mohsen Sazegara While some may argue that Iran is a democracy, it is, in fact, a nation controlled within the…..

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