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Brazil: Will Change of President Also Change Policies?
Sunday, November 7, 2010
Active ImageBrazil is going through a transition period immediately following presidential polls in which both domestic and foreign factors played their roles. In pursuit of its national interests, Brazil has consistently tried to avoid of unnecessary conflict with countries on which it heavily depends. Therefore, if its relations with Iran, especially its stance over Iran’s nuclear program, were to negatively affect its relations with world powers in G-20, G-8 and the United Nations, Brazil will not insist on continuing its current policy on Iran.
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Why Iran Gets the Upper Hand in Lebanon?
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Active ImagePresident Ahmadinejad’s recent visit to Lebanon has widely echoed at regional and international levels, raising questions in regional and global circles as why Iran’s foothold in Lebanon is so secure. Media and political circles in the region and the world have often given non-technical answers to such questions. This article is an effort to elaborate on the main reasons behind the support accorded to Iran by the Lebanese nation, especially Shias.
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Syria and Iran-Egypt-Saudi Arabia Triangle
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Active ImageAs signs of improved relations between Iran and Egypt, including possible reestablishment of bilateral flights, are on the horizon, positive developments in Iran’s relations with Saudi Arabia are also in the offing. Following visits to Lebanon by the Saudi monarch, King Abdullah, and the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Iranian President Ahmadinejad also visited Lebanon making some analysts believe that there was a relationship among those visits.
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Undermining Iran’s Positive Role in Afghanistan
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Active ImageDebates on Iran’s alleged financial aid to Afghanistan’s state officials were hot last week, eliciting various reactions from the Iranian officials. There is no doubt that renewed emphasis on this issue by some western media only aims to disturb the public opinion in Afghanistan and make Afghan people suspicious of Iran’s role in their country. It may also negatively affect the public opinion in Iran and raise questions. What Iran has been doing thus far, however, is totally transparent and only meant to promote Afghanistan’s international standing.
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Iran’s Relations with Latin America
Monday, November 1, 2010
Active ImageIran played host to two Latin American presidents last week. The Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, followed by his Bolivian counterpart Morales discussed expansion of ties with Tehran. Three important questions should be answered with regard to Iran’s relations with the Latin America: What are the main strengths of those relations? What are the weaknesses? And what should be done to further consolidate those relations in view of the aforesaid strengths and weaknesses?
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The Nuclear Program and Iran-US Mutual Strategic Need
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Active ImageThe nature of Iran's nuclear program is such that it directs Iran and the United States to either interact or engage in war. In an interview with Mosallas (Triangle) Weekly, Kayhan Barzegar pointed out that at present the United States is not in the position of starting a new war in the region and while Iran is set on pursuing its independent uranium enrichment policy, time is against Washington with respect to Iran’s nuclear program.
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Iran’s Preferred Option: Stability or Instability in Iraq?
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Active ImageA recent visit to Tehran by the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maleki, which was undertaken by him to gain more credit and regional support as the next prime minister of Iraq, has provided a new opportunity for certain political circles in Iraq and elsewhere in the region to renew claims about Iran’s attempt to intervene in Iraq’s internal affairs in order to destabilize that country.
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Renewed Negotiations with 5+1
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Active ImageNews about a new round of nuclear negotiations between Iran and 5+1, have recently hit the headlines in the national and international media. In reality, negotiations per se are desirable and a diplomatic solution cannot be achieved unless through “dialogue.” However, the ultimate goal of dialogue can be only achieved through patience, relying on common principles to change the existing hostile literature, and mutual confidence building aimed at peace and coexistence.
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Hugo Chavez Visit to Iran
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Active ImageSimilitude between the new Iranian government’s political literature and its counterparts in the Latin America has brought political positions of the Iranian government close to those of the Latin American states, especially, Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, Bolivia, and Ecuador. President Ahmadinejad’s foreign policy approach, which has been construed “aggressive non-alignment” by some analysts, has led to remarkable expansion of relations with the Latin American states in line with economic and strategic goals of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Ahmadinejad’s Lebanon Visit
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Active ImageIranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s two-day visit to Lebanon, which was his first sojourn to that country, ended on Thursday, October 14, 2010, but its reverberations in Lebanon and the whole region still continue. The two sides signed 17 cooperation memorandums of understanding and agreements in such fields as agriculture, energy, oil and gas, commerce, handicraft, tourism, higher education, health, environment, information and communication technology, new technologies, and media which are telltale of profound ties between Tehran and Beirut.
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