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The U.S. and Israel Have Made a Joke of Security Council: Glenn Greenwald
Thursday, December 20, 2012

A crucial part of the Obama administration’s strategy and the strategies of all the prior administrations in the United States was to basically put into place dictatorships in the Muslim world that would keep the population suppressed and serve the interests of the U.S. government, particularly in the countries with remarkable oil and energy resources. So you see the relationships the United States has with the [Persian] Gulf states such as Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. These are the governments which suppress their population, but serve as loyal allies of the United States and make oil available to the U.S. and the Obama administration continues supporting them.

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Why Iran-US Relations Have Hit a Deadlock?: Part 3
Monday, December 17, 2012

Negotiations between Tehran and Washington would not mark the beginning of all-out friendship and infatuation between the two states. The world of politics is basically not a good place to pursue such a goal because it is actually unattainable. The US policy will finally fail to bear fruit because it is based on an incorrect premise, and continuation of the existing atmosphere of hostility and animosity will lead to war.

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US Decline? (No.3): Michael Brenner: American Public’s Appetite for Military Intervention Diminishing
Sunday, December 16, 2012

Iran Review conducted interviews with Prof. Francis Shor and Prof. William C. Wohlforth about the decline of the U.S. empire, and this is the third interview in our series of interviews with world’s renowned political scientists about the future of imperialism.

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Why Iran-US Relations Have Hit a Deadlock?: Part 2
Friday, December 14, 2012

The main factor which has barred the two countries from talking to each other, or in better words, rendered them incapable of having purposive and meaningful negotiations is extreme distrust on both sides.

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Why Iran-US Relations Have Hit a Deadlock?: Part 1
Friday, December 14, 2012

Saying that Iran is depicting a hypothetical enemy may be a good thesis for undermining the position of the Iranian government, but it will be of no good to a logical analysis. Since the inception of the Islamic government in Iran, the United States has been trying to either transform it or, under ideal conditions, to topple it.

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US Decline? (No.2): William Wohlforth: The United States Lost Some Ground over the Past Decade
Thursday, December 13, 2012

Prof. Wohlforth has taken part in an exclusive interview with Iran Review and presented his viewpoints regarding the social, economic and political challenges the United States is facing and the future of America’s global hegemony as a supposedly-unrivaled superpower.

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US Decline? (No.1): Francis Shor: The Us Economy & Military Fading Gradually
Monday, December 10, 2012

Prof. Shor took part in an exclusive interview with Iran Review and offered his viewpoints regarding five hypotheses about the future of the U.S. global hegemony, the challenges capitalism faces and the emerging alternatives to American system of global governance. What follows is the text of the interview.  

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If World Peace is an Idealistic Dream, I Would Happily Die a Dreamer
Sunday, December 9, 2012

In order to explore the possible reasons why the Helsinki conference was cancelled and the impacts it might have on the U.S. public image and the sincerity of its claims regarding the global nuclear disarmament, we did a brief interview with Dr. Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Reader in Comparative Politics and International Relations at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies and the chair of Centre for Iranian Studies at SOAS.

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The United States and Negotiations with Iran: From Delusion to Reality
Thursday, November 29, 2012

Frequent announcements of readiness to negotiate with Iran by the American officials in their latest interviews and stances have been followed by a host of analytical reports both inside and outside the United States. Since Iran has not received any official request in this regard, the question is what are the main goals behind general and ambiguous positions taken on this issue by the American officials?

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Iran and US should Work toward Reconciliation
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Prominent American political scientist Prof. John J. Mearsheimer believes that as a result of the enormous influence of the Israeli lobby on the U.S. politicians, one can hardly think of rapprochement between Iran and the United States in short-run, but they can move toward reconciliation by recognizing each other’s rights and responsibilities.

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