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Iran’s Role in the Unfolding Syrian Refugee Crisis

Last month, the tragic photograph of Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, broke hearts around the world, giving an achingly human face to the refugee crisis that has affected millions as a result of the

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics

Media Exposes Anti-Semitic Roots Of Khamenei’s New Book

Last month, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made an apparent about-face on the nuclear talks, praising the Iranian negotiators for their tenacity and bravery. However, predictably, he sprinkled even this message with more than a dash of his usual

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

The Ideological Gap in Iran’s Nuclear Negotiations

Of the vast volumes of press Iran got this week, it was an op-ed on Al-Sharq al-Awsat that caught our eye. The analysis, by veteran journalist Amir Taheri, shed light on the nature of the rift between Iranian President Hassan

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, nuclear talks

Who Will Succeed Khamenei – And Does It Matter?

In the past month, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who was hospitalized in September for prostate surgery, has risen from his sickbed to hike in the mountains north of Tehran — and reprimand “wicked” Britain for creating ISIS. But

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Posted in Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Khamenei, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Media Coverage
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