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World must send Iran a strong message at UN General Assembly

  • Iran’s ultraconservative President Ebrahim Raisi is due to speak at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly next week in spite of the US sanctions against him, which were imposed in 2019. The Iranian regime will most likely attempt to use the platform to advance false narratives, such as ...
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EU’s ‘soft’ approach to Iran has failed

  • The European powers have been primarily pursuing the same policy toward the Iranian government since 2015. This could have severe repercussions for regional and global peace and security if the EU does not swiftly alter its strategy. In 2015, in order to reach a nuclear deal with the Islamic ...
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Iranian civil society needs West’s help

  • Not only has a rift within Iran’s political establishment become more noticeable recently, but public dissent against the political establishment also continues to mount, posing a significant threat to the ruling clerics’ hold on power. The regime last week arrested several high-profile figure...
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New Iran nuclear deal would be a significant victory for Tehran

  • In order to reach a new deal with the Iranian regime concerning its nuclear program, the Biden administration has already made significant concessions to Tehran. And it appears that the proposed deal is much weaker than the 2015 agreement. This will have severe repercussions for peace and stabi...
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Iranian regime must also be confronted by the West

  • The Biden administration and the EU have shown that they can impose significant political and economic pressure on a state if they want to. Both have imposed wide-ranging sanctions on Russia following its invasion of Ukraine, including restricting Moscow’s access to the EU’s capital and financi...
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The ingrained corruption of Iran’s IRGC and Quds Force

  • Instead of empowering and emboldening the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps through a renegotiated Iran nuclear deal and the lifting of sanctions, the international community should hold the organization and its elite Quds Force branch accountable for their crimes inside Iran and abroad, as wel...
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World must stand up to Iran over its extraterritorial assassinations

  • One of the core strategies of the Iranian regime is carrying out assassinations abroad to advance its revolutionary ideals and parochial interests. For example, Turkish and Israeli intelligence forces recently cooperated and were able to foil an assassination attempt on Istanbul-based Israeli ...
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America’s counterterrorism strategy should focus on Iran

  • Any effective counterterrorism strategy has to be anchored in tackling the root of the problem. Last week’s raid by the US led to the death of Daesh leader Abu Ibrahim Al-Hashimi Al-Qurashi, who blew himself up as American troops closed in on the house where he was holed up in northern Syria. A...
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Global pressure must be stepped up against Iranian regime

  • Sanctions imposed by the US on the Islamic Republic have failed to deter the Tehran regime from attempting to empower and embolden its proxies, terror and militia groups. This is due to the fact that sponsoring terrorism has been a consistent strategy and core pillar of the regim...
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Iran regime’s popularity is now at its lowest ebb

  • As long as the Iranian regime exerts significant influence in Iraq and interferes in its domestic affairs, it will most likely continue to be unstable. After last month’s elections, groups aligned with the Iranian government lost dozens of seats in the Iraqi parliament. Instead of accepting th...
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