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Will Trump keep to his word on the Iran Nuclear Deal?

Following the results of the American Presidential elections, Iranian President Rouhani tweeted “Trump win cannot reverse nuclear deal” (reported also in the political news updates section in the washingtonpost). This reminds us that in the run up to the Presidential

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

In ‘New Iran,’ Kids ‘Grow Up On Death Row’

We’re back after a short break! In the time that we’ve been gone, the media was busy highlighting a certain side of Iran – that of glamorous, “rare,” and historic diplomatic breakthroughs and “big trade deals” – the “newly unfettered”

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

After Iran Report, Can IAEA Still Deter States From Going Nuclear?

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report on Iran’s past efforts to build a nuclear weapon continued to make waves in the Western media this weekend, with nary an outlet keeping silent on the document’s dramatic – but not unpredictable

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

Great Rouhani Rhetoric at UNGA – But He Returns to the Same Reality

In the absence of any notable awards shows, the glamorous event that stirred up the press this week was none other than the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations. Days before the event, major outlets pointed out to readers

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

What History Has To Teach Us About Iran’s ‘Moderates’

More and more Democrats are throwing their weight in behind US President Barack Obama and the nuclear deal with Iran, which – despite enduring opposition – is rapidly gaining momentum. Amid the supporting and dissenting voices, some have expressed more

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

Can Iran’s Irrational Regime Make Rational Decisions?

Iran’s troubled relationship with Judaism\Zionism has cropped up in the news quite often lately. First there was the nuclear deal, which drew support from some left-wing Jewish quarters, leaving major Jewish organizations at odds with the Obama administration – and,

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Nuke Deal A “Breakthrough” Or A “Misunderstanding”?

Lately, US President Barack Obama has been hard at work defending the nuclear negotiations with Iran, as well as the deal that resulted from them – hitting back at critics at home and abroad who have accused him of historical

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