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Iran: Towards an Endgame?
Sunday, September 21, 2014

Seyed Hossein Mousavian
Can a comprehensive deal be reached to limit Iran’s nuclear programme?  A panel including former White House WMD Czar Gary Samore and Seyed Mousavian, a former head of the Foreign Relations Committee of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, consider the state of negotiations.

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Iran–US Relations in the Light of the Nuclear Negotiations
Monday, September 15, 2014

Kayhan Barzegar
Beyond the existing challenges, the Iranian nuclear standoff for the first time has linked an important foreign policy issue, that is the possibility of direct talks with the US, with Iran’s domestic politics.

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The Role of the EU in Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Friday, September 12, 2014

Abbas Maleki
I think the US thinks it is better to do detente with the Islamic Republic of Iran because of the case of the pivot [to Asia], the rising of the Sunni hardliners and terrorist in the Islamic world and many other issues. However, at the same time, the United States does not want to withdraw sanctions which it has imposed by decree of Mr President or by Congress. Iran’s relations with the European Union are totally different. Iran had relations with European Union and European countries from 400 years ago.

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Fight Against Islamic State Group: An Opportunity for Iran-West Cooperation
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Nasser Saghafi-Ameri
Shared concerns about the rise of IS and to campaign against it once again provides an opportunity for the West and especially the United States to reach out and seek Iran's valuable assistance. The environment that Washington and Tehran would engage in the region to fight against terrorism could also serve as a conduit for building confidence and to evade a potential deadlock in the nuclear negotiations.

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An Open Letter to the Iranian Negotiating Team
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Robert Einhorn
From experience, I have learned not to use a term like “last opportunity.”  But I do believe this may be the best opportunity for quite some time to resolve the nuclear issue and perhaps establish a more promising basis to tackle the difficult problems that have divided Iran and the United States for so long.  If this opportunity is missed, much time may pass and things may get a lot worse before another opportunity comes around.

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A More Proactive UN Is Needed for Peace and Security
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Abdolreza Ghofrani
United Nations Security Council (SC), as stipulated in the Charter of this world body, is assigned to discharge its duties as the "peace keeper ' of the world. Every single person nowadays knows well that this organ has to do this job through adopting the resolutions, restoring and secure peace and stability in any part of the world even though resorting to military force may be required. The elapse of the time and the new conditions and deep developments and challenges in the world did prove that this duties might not be enough and UN holistically and SC in particular should go beyond just keeping the world peace.

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Is Iran’s Military Support to Iraq Becoming most Practical Solution to Save a United Iraq?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Pejman Sharafabadi
Surprisingly, the success of such mission would advance the United States and Iran’s roles in the region. It could be a step towards gaining trust and building relations and a pretext to a solid deal in upcoming months to finally put an end to the lengthy disputed Iranian Nuclear Program.

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US Realizing Iran Holds Many Keys to Regional Problems
Saturday, August 2, 2014

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, a professor of global thought and comparative philosophies at the University of London, says the United States is coming to the realization that Iran “holds many keys to the region’s problems.”

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Where the Policy Is Made and Who Pays the Bills
Saturday, August 2, 2014

Abdolreza Ghofrani
Just a few months back, this author discussed, in length, and contributed through an article titled " The confused US Foreign Policy, being Undecided, new Vision a must ". Over the past couple of months ,given the deterioration of the situation in this crisis oriented region , that is the Middle East ,US administration was expected ,at least , to take steps thwarting  the existing  perilous situation  going from bad to worse.

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Collapse of the Arab World Necessitates a Regional Solution
Friday, August 1, 2014

Seyed Hossein Mousavian
Iran and the United States should overcome their differences to lead the international community in helping prevent further state collapse within the Arab world.

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