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A Nuclear Deal Could Change Iran’s Understanding of 'Strategic Stability' in the Region
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Kayhan Barzegar
A nuclear deal could change Iran's understanding of strategic instability from the U.S. policies in the region, subsequently leading to increased regional interactions.

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Five Steps to Nuclear Final
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Hassan Mohammadi
In fact, all parties have reached a consensus over a one-stage agreement and maintain that it would facilitate a final deal. However, pressures mounted by the US Congress have forced the American side to seek a written understanding, even in a few pages, to feed it to the Congress and keep its members content until the deadline. The Iranian side, on the other hand, will most probably issue a press release about the meetings that have taken place among foreign ministers of seven countries with no mention of the general outline of the negotiations.

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War on Yemen, Washington’s Geopolitical Assurance to Saudi Arabia, Israel
Monday, March 30, 2015

Mahdi Mohammadi
There are many things to say about the crisis in Yemen. This article is just an effort to discuss this issue from the viewpoint of the United States regional strategy with an eye to the ongoing negotiations over Iran's nuclear program.

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Riyadh Attacking Yemen Revolution
Friday, March 27, 2015

Mohammad Reza Noroozpoor
Saudi Arabia’s military aggression against Yemen is, in fact, an attack on a popular revolution, which Persian Gulf Arab states and their Western allies have been trying to nip in the bud for a long time.

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Assessing Rouhani's Foreign Policy Agenda
Friday, March 27, 2015

Seyed Jafar Hashemi
One of the most important questions posed by many parties, groups and even ordinary people about the new Iranian administration is “in what direction does the new administration’s foreign policy moves and basically, what goals does it pursue?”

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Strategic Mistakes, Tactical Errors Mark Saudi Policy in Yemen
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Yasin Madani
As for Saudi Arabia’s initiative, which has proposed Riyadh as the venue of Yemen’s national reconciliation talks, it should be noted that any kind of dialogue on national reconciliation should be held within geographical borders of Yemen in order to prevent negative influence of different political variables on such a dialogue. At the same time, no Yemeni political faction should be marginalized in the course of negotiations. At present, Yemen is in dire need of a national reconciliation government with participation of all political factions, which would be able to take the country out of its current crisis and steer it toward stability and democracy.

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Washington Coming to Grips with Reality in Syria
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hassan Ahmadian
Recent remarks by the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan about the need to maintain Syrian President Bashar Assad in power as well as remarks by the US Secretary of State about the necessity of negotiating with Assad to find a solution to Syria crisis made it clear to the world that the United States is gradually pulling itself together and getting rid of bewilderment it faced in Syria.

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11 Iranian NGOs in Consultative Status with ECOSOC Statement on the Human Rights Situation in the IR Iran
Thursday, March 19, 2015

The 28th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council is taking place on 2-27 March 2015, at Room XX, Geneva, Palais des Nations. In a reaction to Ahmed Shaheed’s report on the situation of human rights in Iran and some of the governments and NGO’s positions regarding the matter, 11 Iranian NGOs in Consultative Status with ECOSOC announced the following statement.

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Security Council Endorsement Prevents Possible Violation of Iran Nuclear Deal
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Hossein Valeh
Iran's nuclear talks with the P5+1 group of world powers is reaching a sensitive and determining stage. At present, both negotiating sides are trying to get any possible agreement to end Iran's nuclear challenge rubberstamped by the United Nations Security Council. The following points are noteworthy in this regard.

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Afghanistan Offers Common Ground for Iran-Saudi Cooperation?
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Ja'far Haghpanah
Under the existing conditions, the case of Afghanistan can be considered as one of those cases in which despite their different viewpoints and rivalries, such regional powers as Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Iran, should also think about common interests they can pursue by fighting against terrorism and extremism and cooperating in this regard.

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