Iran-Saudi Hostility: A Game Designed by Enemies
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Qasem Mohebb-e Ali
Iran must succeed to reach an understanding with a number of regional powers, including Turkey and Saudi Arabia, and make other countries believe that Tehran has no plan to weaken their regional standings. In this way, Iran will be able to help those countries to distance from the ongoing game of Iranophobia and Iran threat.
Opportunities Provided to Iran and Russia by Iran Nuclear Deal
Friday, November 29, 2013
Recent changes in the United States Middle East policy have stirred great concerns among Washington’s regional allies. As a result, some of those allies have decided to find a way to protect their interests against these changes by not putting all their proverbial eggs in the US basket. Observing such a change in the attitude of the United States allies, some analysts have speculated that these developments may help Russia to play a more prominent role in the Middle East, especially in places where regional crises are raging.
Iran P5+1 Nuclear Deal
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
If the U.S. Congress plays an obstructionist role, as it has been doing for years, then the durability of the agreement will be in serious jeopardy. Iran will hold its part of the bargain as long as the U.S. and the EU adhere to their obligations. If the West starts posturing and backtracking, I can see the deal unraveling.
Why France Played Wrong Tune in Nuclear Talks?
Monday, November 11, 2013
The French politicians are concerned that the foreign ministers of Iran and the United States may engage in bilateral talks through which the two countries would achieve certain agreements which will boost the influence of the United States on Iran's economy in the first place. This will restrict the maneuvering room for the French companies, in general, while reducing the influence of the European countries on the Islamic Republic, in particular.
Iran and West Should Show Flexibility to Resolve Disputes: Pierre Goldschmidt
Sunday, November 03, 2013
Iran Review had the opportunity to conduct an exclusive interview with Dr. Goldschmidt and explore the past experiences and future horizons on Iran’s nuclear program. We asked him questions about the prospect of Iran-West talks under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Tehran Declaration of 2010 and the reason why it failed to solve Iran’s nuclear dilemma and the anti-Iran sanctions regime imposed by the United States and its European allies.
US Should Remove Unilateral Iran Bans as First Step to Build Confidence
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Majid Takht-e Ravanchi
The next round of nuclear negotiations between Iran and six world powers – including permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany – will be held in the Swiss city of Geneva in less than a fortnight. On the eve of this new round of negotiations, certain US officials have adopted conflicting positions on Iran. Majid Takht-e Ravanchi, Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Deputy for Europe and Americas, has emphasized in the following interview with Iranian Diplomacy that all parties involved in negotiations over Iran's nuclear energy program should base their decisions on the expediencies of their own countries and international community and avoid becoming a victim to the West’s anti-Iran propaganda.
With Goodwill and Determination, Iran-US Rapprochement is Possible: Thomas Pickering
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Ambassador Thomas Pickering took part in an exclusive phone interview with Iran Review and talked of the latest nuclear negotiations between Iran and the six world powers, the new thaw in the Iran-U.S. relations, the economic sanctions imposed by the United States against Iran and his aspirations for increased cooperation and collaboration between Iran and his country.
West Should Change Tone and Approach to Iran
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Mohammad Farhad Koleini
Following a hiatus of several months, the new round of negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers was held in the Swiss city of Geneva on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 15-16, 2013. Both parties announced that a generally positive atmosphere had governed the negotiations. Can these negotiations be considered a way out of the current standoff between the two sides and a prelude to a final agreement?
There Are Hopes for A Breakthrough in Iran-US Talks: Gary Sick
Sunday, October 13, 2013
In order to discuss the future of Iran’s nuclear talks with the P5+1 and the statements by the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the 67th session of the UN General Assembly (in 2012) who had demanded the U.S. to draw a red line for Iran’s nuclear activities, Iran Review conducted an exclusive interview with Prof. Gary Sick, a prominent political scientist and former member of the U.S. National Security Council.
Background Discussion with Hossein Mousavian
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Seyed Hossein Mousavian
Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Associate Research Scholar at Princeton University, Former Iran’s Ambassador to Germany and Former Spokesman for Iran’s nuclear file met in Berlin with Members of the German Bundestag, representatives of government agencies and selected think tanks. Hossein Mousavian talked about the Iranian nuclear program and the challenges for a peaceful conflict resolution between Iran and the West. A special emphasis was put on the role of Europe in this regard.