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The Iranian alternative supports recent protests

  • The main Iranian opposition held a rally near Paris on Saturday to support the recent protests in Iran and to offer a democratic alternative to the current regime. Tens of thousands of supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) rallied in support of the overthrow of the cle...
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France prioritizing business over peace with Iran deals

  • The international community is watching closely as the deadline approaches for US President Donald Trump to announce his decision on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal. Some members of the P5+1 are pressuring the Trump administration not to s...
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After anti-Americanism, Iran heightens anti-European policies

  • First, the US was the prime target. After former US President Barack Obama reached the nuclear deal with Iran and helped lift four rounds of UN sanctions, Tehran immediately paid back the favor by heightening anti-Americanism. Every concession the US made afterward cost more. Despite the nuclear...
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Iran’s Khamenei — the Middle East’s Hitler?

  • In an interview with The New York Times, published last Thursday, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran, “the new Hitler of the Middle East.”...
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The ultimate multidimensional Iran strategy

  • Many governments and institutions have failed to implement a successful Iran policy because they do not examine the whole picture. An effective policy should not just focus on one of Iran’s activities, such as funding and arming terrorist groups....
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US Democrats and Republicans call for a free Iran

  • It is hard to find a topic on which Democrats and Republicans in the US Senate and Congress agree, yet both parties have recently shown support for a firm policy toward Tehran. In a crucial bipartisan briefing, senior members of Congress called for a free Iran....
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Qatar’s tactical Turkey policy

  • Qatar’s deepening ties with Turkey could have significant consequences for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the US and US-Gulf relations....
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Iran must be confronted over foreign weapons factories

  • In the modern world, many countries set up factories in foreign nations in order to manufacture goods such as technological devices, automobiles, cell phones or aircraft....
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Yes, watch North Korea, but don’t take your eyes off Iran

  • North Korea is in the international news spotlight because of its mutual saber-rattling with Donald Trump, and the widely publicized test of a long-range ballistic missile. But it is critical to point out that these events are equally significant in relation to Iran and the threat it poses to p...
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Iran’s institutionalized corruption

  • Hossein Ferydoun, the brother of Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, was recently detained on charges linked to financial corruption. Intriguingly, Ferydoun is also a top aide to Rouhani, and enjoyed high-level contacts with the Obama administration during nuclear negotiations. Many are analyzing ...
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