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Why Are the Houthis Recruiting Female Militants?

Al-Houthis’ recruitment of women and girls for fighting alongside their militants indicates their desire to offset their losses.

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Implications of Tehran’s Recent Escalation with Washington

Iran’s recent escalation against the US Administration reflects Tehran's concerns with consequences of listing IRGC as a terrorist org.

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How is Escalation with Washington Impacting Iran’s Reformists?

The current situation appears to be pushing the Iranian regime to take more repressive measures against political opposition

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Why did Rouhani Vow to Increase Iran’s Missile Production?

Rouhani’s recent vows have not ruled out the possibility of Iran producing and storing weapons of mass destruction to defend itself

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Oil Implications:

How Would U.S. Benefit from Escalating Sanctions on Iran?

Plans by U.S. institutions including Congress to impose new sanctions on Iran can have direct impact on Iran’s oil and gas industry

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Has Washington Activated its New Strategy on Iran?

The US Administration of President Donald Trump is working hard to uncover several flaws in the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Multiple Pressures

Will the Influence of Haqqani Network Gradually Recede?

The Haqqani network poses significant threats to the security and stability of Afghanistan.

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Counter-argument

How did Iran Respond to the Recent U.S. Sanctions?

The Iranian stance on the U.S. sanctions, which have been recently imposed, has many significances.

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Turkishization of the Crisis

Is Iran's Regime Employing the 'Erdoganian' Method?

If the current internal tensions ease, the Iranian regime may follow Erdogan’s method in dealing with his adversaries.

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Various Messages

Implications of U.S. Sanctions on Turkey’s Halkbank

The potential sanctions or fines on Halkbank may spell financial and economic troubles for Turkey, which may be expanded over time.

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Confused Interpretation

How Iran Deals with US Foreign Policy Shifts

Disagreement within Iran’s decision-making circles about how to deal with the potential U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal is rising

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Subsequent Measures

How US Institutions will Implement the Withdrawal from the Nuclear Deal

President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal is part of a lengthy and protracted process that involves US agencies.

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Tough Choices

Will Tehran opt to Negotiate with Washington?

Iran seems to be on the threshold of unprecedented strategic decisions that will have a profound impact on the future of its regime.

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Ever-Shifting Stances

Will Khamenei Maintain his Hardline Stance Against Washington?

One cannot rule out that the Supreme Leader would change his current approach towards Washington if he deems it 'necessary'.

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Possible Repercussions

Why is Iran Interested in the Venezuelan Crisis?

Iran is following closely and carefully the developments of the political crisis in Venezuela.

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