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Iran’s Blame Game for the Attack

The double attack on Iran’s parliament and Khomeini mausoleum in Iran, killing seventeen and wounding approximately 50, was covered extensively by the media, described as the worst terrorist strike to hit the Islamic Republic in years. With the attack, began the

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Beware – collision course ahead

Intelligence reports join think tanks join journalists in the prediction of a collision course between the US and Iran. Not only in words but also in action. Not just through proxies, but directly. Not only in one zone, but possibly,

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran and the Chemical strike in Syria

In October 2012, the Obama administration set a red line on the use of chemical warfare in Syria, stating that crossing that red line would trigger American military retaliation. As reported in realclearpolitics the inaction of the US at the

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Creation of a wide un-united front against Iran?

Only recently we devoted a column to the Swedish bowing and curtsying to Iran, which we called betrayal of western values – bowing to Iranian gender discrimination. Turned out that despite all the Swedish kowtowing, they still got the cold

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Media Coverage

“Risky Bets” vs “Face the Threats” – The dispute over future American Policy towards Iran

The recent period has seen a flood of media op-eds and opinion articles regarding the recommended future American policy on the Iranian nuclear deal and Iranian threat. The washingtonpost op-ed fights, unsurprisingly, for preserving the Iran nuclear deal as is.

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Posted in Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military

As Iran Plays Neo-Imperialist Games, Kurds Become Pawns

Iran’s role in the civil war in Syria is playing out in multiple “theaters” simultaneously. The embroilment of Iranian ground troops (rather than just “advisors,” as Tehran has claimed) in the fighting near Aleppo has been well-publicized in the English-language

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, IRGC

More Iranian Doublespeak – Syria, Sovereignty and Terrorism

In the past few months, Iran has proved to be particularly proficient at a certain kind of doublespeak: threatening and lashing out over any perceived or potential threat to its sovereignty (particularly from the US), while compromising (not to mention

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Posted in Iranian Politics, Media Coverage
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