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Iran Nuke Deal – A Win-Win Situation?

In recent days, the international community has been busy wrapping its head around the possible implications of a nuclear deal with Iran (coupled, of course, with the lifting of sanctions), and what it could mean for oil prices, Middle Eastern

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Posted in Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

New Nuclear Talks In New Middle East

As the now-postponed deadline for a nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers grows ever nearer, it’s unsurprising that Iran keeps singing the same tune, warning with a roar that the “untrustworthy” US should “make concessions to powerful

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Military, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks

Russia- Iran boredom

Anyone notice how little appears in western media outlets about  Moscow’s conduct on the Iranian nuclear crisis? Or, for that matter, how slanted the Russia media is when it comes to Iran? If the phenomenon were only in the Russian

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

Iran Nuke Deal & Spheres of Influence

Caught up in the nuclear agreement fanfare, the mainstream media has so far missed the deal’s ramifications vis-à-vis the Iranian nuclear program’s main objective: power projection. No better group to gauge this than its close ally, Hezbollah. Indeed, Hezbollah chief

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Posted in Ha'aretz, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Automating Coverage on Iran

The Iranians never stop  complaining about the media; they’re so hypocritical.  Sometimes they even manage to find someone to agree that “it’s not us – it’s them”. Enter the University of Maryland’s  School of Public Policy (always best to have

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Posted in Fars News Agency, Iranian elections, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iranian terrorism: from Syria to Yemen to Bulgaria to New York…

The fact that Iran’s destabilizing tentacles reach far and wide is not new (especially for our regular readers).  The fact that Hezbollah is supporting Assad in Syria is likewise no longer newsworthy.  Even those with a rudimentary interest in the

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Posted in Human Rights, Military

Iranians Linger in New York – Just who is Ali Akbar Salehi?

  For those who thought that the 160 or so members of Ahmadinejad’s delegation flew off with him after checking out of the Warwick Hotel, well – surprise. First of all, his photographer defected to the US. http://www.ibtimes.com/ahmadinejads-photographer-defects-us-during-un-trip-798817 More importantly,

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Posted in Ali Akbar Salehi, Other News
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