Tehran

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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Intertwined Issues

How Iran is Dealing with the Tripartite Military Strike on Syria

Tehran sought to downplay the strike launched on the Syrian regime on April 14 by the United States, Britain and France.

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Limited Impact

Can Iran Contain Turbulence in its Foreign Currency Market?

The Iranian government recently sought to unify official and unofficial exchange rates for all economic and commercial transactions.

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Aِِccess to Influence

Why Tehran Attaches Great Importance to Iraqi Legislative Elections

Tehran’s wide interest in the Iraqi elections is driven by the view that they represent the main access to sustaining Iran’s influence.

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Comprehensive Dimensions

Why Ankara Rejected Washington's Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal

Turkey is concerned that the United States and its ally Israel would launch a limited or unlimited military strike against Iran.

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Limited Movement

Iran’s Option in Countering U.S. Pressure

Iran has limited options regarding staying in the nuclear deal after the U.S. pulled out from the deal.

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Interconnected Issues

Why is Iran Showing an Interest in the War on Terror?

Iran’s attempts to shed light on its own allegations of 'facing terrorist threats at home and its role in combating terrorism abroad'.

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Continuing Convergence

How Does Rouhani’s Government Handle the Current Crisis?

President Rouhani is under strong pressures from several political forces and parties in the country with the rising economic crisis.

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Steering Clear

Reasons Behind the Conservatives’ Support for President Rouhani

It was indeed shocking that many of the Fundamentalist Conservatives have begun to call for the need to stand by President Rouhani.

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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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Frantic Efforts

How Does Iran Brace Itself for the Second Batch of US Sanctions?

Iran has moved towards upgrading its bilateral relations with some neighboring countries s preemptive measures to more US sanctions.

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Consolidating Influence

Reasons Behind Appointing Sadeq Larijani to Head the Expediency Council

The regime is trying, through Larijani's appointment, to send a defiant message that Tehran is determined to press forward.

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Extreme Messages

Reasons Behind Appointing Ebrahim Raisi as Chief of the Judiciary

Several considerations have factored into Khamenei's decision to appoint Raisi despite domestic and international pressures.

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Consequences of Alignment:

Why do Qatar and Turkey oppose designating the Pasdaran as a terror group?

The support provided by Qatar and Turkey to Iran amid the recent US decision can be read in light of four main considerations.

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