Nuclear Deal

The Snowball Effect

Implications of the Iranian nuclear deal

One of the repercussions of the nuclear agreement is the controversy surrounding the form of the relationship with the U.S.

Conflicting Messages

Why Khamenei did not clarify his position on the nuclear agreement

Khamenei's ambiguous position surrounding the nuclear deal sends mixed messages both within Iran and internationally.

After Khamenei

US policy and Iran's pro-change reformists

Will US policy towards Tehran succeed in backing Iran's pro-change reformists?

Potential Trajectories

The nuclear deal and Rouhani's presidency

President Rouhani seeks to capitalize on the positive implications of the nuclear deal to boost his chances of winning a second term.

Return of the “Ahmadinejads”?

Iran's Response to Continued US Sanctions

Relations between Washington and Tehran are still marred by many differences even after the nuclear agreement came into effect.

Iran's Renewed Policy of Escalation

Iran has once again begun sending a variety of messages to regional and international powers regarding regional crises...

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Will the European Union Seek a Non-nuclear Dialogue with Iran?

Repeated visits of European officials to Iran is of important significance...

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Iran’s Handling of Trump’s Victory

In the wake of Donald Trump's election victory, Iran took an initiative to contact the president-elect on foreign policy issues.

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The Implications of Extending American Sanctions on Iran

Tensions between Iran and the US have increased, especially after the US Congress’ decision to extend sanctions for another ten years.

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Does the Obama Administration Seek to Prevent an Iranian Upset?

The administration is seeking to smooth any issues that may create more obstacles for the nuclear deal.

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New Alliances

The rise of Europe’s right and its impacts on European Middle East policy

The rise of right-wing in Europe raises several questions about the transformation in the European foreign policy.

Bassem Rashed

Is Iran Prepared for the Worst with the Trump Administration?

Iran was one of the first countries to react to the executive order issued by US President, Donald Trump, on January 27, 2017.

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The Repercussions of Escalations between the US and Iran

Escalating disputes between the US and Iran have entered a phase best described as a “test of intentions”.

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Iranian Political Perspectives on the Escalating Tensions between Tehran and Washington

The growing tensions between Iran and the US have become a focal point of interactions among Iranian political forces.

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How Would Iran Deal with Trump’s Nuclear Deal Review?

Despite the continued escalation between Iran and the United States, the situation has not forced Iran to rush into hasty decisions.

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