Iran Review > Interviews
Entering the “Zone of Immunity”: The Threshold of Iran's Nuclear Leap
Monday, September 24, 2012

It is unlikely that before the presidential election in the United States and then until the next presidential election in Iran, something special would happen. The domestic policies’ considerations in the US are in a way that actually will not allow the Americans to set up initiatives in the nuclear negotiations and thus one should wait for the results of the presidential elections in the two countries. Any solution should be postponed until then.

Flaming Islamophobia or Promoting Dialogue
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

One and a half billion Muslims live in the world and they deserve respect. Allowing everybody in the West to freely insult the sanctities will lead to nothing but violence. Values are the most important reason for adhesion among various human societies. When the same values are denigrated and insulted, in fact, the freedom has become victim of inhumane objectives of extremists. Freedom should not be allowed to be taken hostage and used as a tool by people who think about nothing but spreading hatred, violence and terror. There should be a clear demarcation between insult to sanctities and freedom of speech.

James H. Fetzer: Mossad Played a Crucial Role in 9/11 Attacks
Thursday, September 13, 2012

More than one decade after the 9/11 attacks which completely diverted the path of the U.S. foreign policy and led to the waging of two lethal, erosive wars on Afghanistan and Iraq and killing of thousands of innocent civilians, an influential, diligent group of researchers and authors have dared to question the authenticity and veracity of the claims made by the U.S. government that they were Islamist terrorists who crashed hijacked planes into the World Trade Center towers and Pentagon and killed some 3,000 people.

The Mission of Iran’s Chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement
Friday, September 7, 2012

Iran’s chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is a unique opportunity. During this period, Iran can play an important and crucial part in various regional designs and also redefine its power in the area of international political game. Tehran can also take advantage of this opportunity to build ideas and bolster its friendly ties with allied countries.

NAM Summit and Iran’s Presidency: Achievements and Opportunities
Thursday, September 6, 2012

Iran hosted its recent decades’ greatest international summit, called the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), and took on its presidency for the three coming years. Accordingly, International Peace Studies Center (IPSC) has arranged an interview with Hassan Beheshtipour, expert on international affairs, with the aim of scrutinizing the most important achievements and the potential opportunities would NAM and Iran reach during the Iran’s three-year presidency.

Zionism and Western foreign Policy
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

What follows is the complete text of Iran Review's interview with Professor Shakespeare in which a number of questions on a range of issues including Iran's nuclear program, the anti-Iranian economic sanctions of the United States and EU, the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran, the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientists and the ongoing unrest in Syria were discussed.

NAM, The World’s Next Major Decision Maker?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

As we move closer to the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Tehran, some more serious and insightful discussions on position and nature of the movement are generated by political analysts. Some critics believe that the non-aligned movement has lost its essential efficiency, because the initial ideologies on which the movement had been established in 1961 are not available anymore. However, Gholamali Khoshroo, Senior Editor of the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Islam, in an interview with Iranian Diplomacy poses other viewpoints on the issue. He introduces the NAM member states as the next major players of the international scene that will make many vital decisions.

Violence in Syria Stems from Foreign Aggression
Saturday, August 25, 2012

What follows is the text of Iran Review's interview with Finian Cunningham in which the ongoing unrest and violence in Syria, West's plots for starting a new war in the Middle East, the suspension of Syria's membership in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and Arab League and the anti-Iranian sanctions have been discussed.

The Sinai Desert, Egypt’s New Equation
Friday, August 24, 2012

In the past few weeks, several clashes have occurred between the Egyptian army and the gunmen in the Sinai desert, and as a result a large number of people have been killed including 16 Egyptian soldiers. However, the clash between the Egyptian forces and the unidentified armed groups is still shrouded in secrecy and ambiguity. Meanwhile, an interview has been held with Ja'far Qannadbashi in order to investigate the security and military situation of the region, the roles of Salafi groups, regional and international players, and developments in the wake of the Camp David Accords in greater details.

NAM Summit: Outcomes and Opportunities
Monday, August 20, 2012

Iran will be holding the biggest international gathering it has hosted in the past decades in late August by holding the 16th summit meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). During the meeting, Iran will also assume rotational chair of the organization for the next three years. In the following interview, Dr. Mahmoud Reza Golshanpazhooh, Executive Editor of Iran Review website explains about approaches taken by various countries to this meeting as well as presence or absence of some Arab states. He also elaborates on the most important outcomes of the NAM summit and the opportunities that it provides Iran with.

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