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With Deadline Looming, Is Nuke Agreement A Done Deal?

Amid enduring obstacles, the nuclear talks between the P5+1 are hurtling towards their zenith – a final-status agreement that will curb the Islamic republic’s (ostensibly peaceful) nuclear program in exchange for much-needed sanctions relief. So what’s “the deal with the

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Posted in BBC, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

Hostility to History – Common to ISIS and Iran

The Islamic State terror group has been busy in Syria and Iraq in recent months. It hasn’t just been conquering villages, beheading people, persecuting minorities, executing journalists/aid workers/pilots alike and forcing conversion on entire communities. In line with its first

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Posted in Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Other News

Effective Sanctions

More sanctions are on the way. “The EU on Friday agreed new sanctions against Iran, adding 18 companies or institutions and one person to a blacklist aimed at forcing stalled talks on Tehran’s contested nuclear drive to resume.” Unfortunately, on

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Posted in Other News

In an Iranian game of chess, Mousavian is the ultimate pawn

People are still falling for it.  Slippery Seyed is back to his old tricks and apparently has some new fans.  Seyed Mousavian, for those who do not remember, is a former Iranian nuclear negotiator and spokesman for Khatami’s nuclear team. 

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Posted in Khamenei, Military, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

The European Parliament gets it right; eventually

Those of us who follow the rapid development of the Iranian nuclear program are used to the Islamic Republic not playing ball with the international community. Once again, the regime’s true colors have been exposed– this time in the field of

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Posted in BBC, Military

European Parliament removes the teeth from biting sanctions

Direct talks between Iran and the US; everyone is talking about them.  Well… everyone except for the two parties which really matter; both of whom denied all the reports. Nothing will happen before the US elections, so we let’s focus

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Posted in Huffington Post, Other News
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