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Mousavian Returns Home to Iran

With his close ally Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sealing a high-profile nuclear deal, we’ve been waiting with baited breath for Seyed Hossein Mousavian to ditch his academic/pundit fascade from the safety of Princeton University. Lo and behold, it’s happened: one

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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, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Mousavian NPT Article – Selected Quotes

Our “scoop” yesterday caught quite a few readers by surprise; some even doubted the credibility of our report. Since our post, the English version of Mousavian’s article has been released, but for your convenience we present selected quotes here:  (…)

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Mousavian’s Call to Leave NPT

Readers of Arabic woke up Tuesday morning to a double surprise: not only an article in a Saudi-owned publication by a close associate of Iran’s president-elect, but also what could be the first clear indication of which direction Rouhani might

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Post-mortem: Almaty 2

Getting to know you: in lieu of solid information about what exactly transpired in the negotiating room, this seems to be the media focus regarding the outcome of the Almaty 2 meeting. Troubling (centrifuges still spinning etc.). Judging by the

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Posted in Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis

Rewriting an Atomic Reality: Iran’s foot soldiers back to work

At the same time as the IAEA, the internationally recognized nuclear watchdog of the UN, released its most recent critical report of Iran’s nuclear program (see my recent post), Farhad Pouladi from AFP decided to rewrite the news. A full

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Khamenei, Other News, Seyed Hossein Mousavian
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