Who Loses or Benefits from Iran-US Negotiations?
Saturday, September 21, 2013
Speculations are rife about a possible meeting between the presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States on the sidelines of the 68th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. As a result, there have been heated debates about when Iran and the United States may sit at the same table to negotiate the resumption of bilateral relations.
Muslim Brotherhood Struggling for Survival
Friday, September 20, 2013
At the moment, the Muslim Brotherhood has really lost the game and has been stranded by plots hatched against it by its foreign and domestic enemies. It has also lost its main trump card, which is the public trust. As a result, the sole option still open to the Muslim Brotherhood is to regain people’s trust and painstakingly scrutinize its strengths and weaknesses.
A Legal Approach to Syria Crisis
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Although some may believe that it is already too late, there are various formulas and plans which can be used to convince both parties to the conflict in Syria to opt for cease-fire and try to settle their scores through dialogue, negotiations, as well as political give and take. Such a mechanism will certainly work for Syria provided that the states, as final decision-makers, take the interests and expediencies of the Syrian nation as the basis of their actions and decisions.
Will Anti-War President Order War?
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The memories of the false report prepared by the former US Secretary of State Colin Powell about the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq is still fresh in people’s minds. At present, the wealth and lobbying power of the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf is at work to get the United States engaged in another regional war. Will the warmongers succeed in their efforts to get a US president – who is also a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, entered the White House with anti-war mottos, and even refrained from assuming the leadership of international forces that attacked Libya in 2012 – to give the green light for a new war?
Syria: First Litmus Test for US, Russia “Warm Peace”
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Reza Hojjat Shamami
Without a doubt, during these days that the international community is grappling with the Syria crisis, a new sensitive and determining chapter is being opened for the international world order. A certain kind of faceoff is now under way between the two power poles in Syria, which has been construed as the first step taken toward a new era of “warm peace” between Moscow and Washington.
Simplism in Dealing with Syria Crisis
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
It seems that the real depth of the ongoing crisis in Syria has not been totally understood by any of domestic, regional and international parties to that conflict and all of them are given to simplism in dealing with the current crisis.
Technical Review of IAEA Sept. 2013 Safeguards Report on Iran
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
There are a number of salient points in the latest report issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the implementation of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran, which are of strategic importance