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Why Trump is Wrong? Commentary
Sunday, May 28, 2017

Fariborz S. Fatemi   
There he goes again, Trump, Putin’s “useful idiot.” With the Russian ghost hanging around his head, he travels to Saudi Arabia for idolization. This was not a trip to atone for his insults to Islam, one of the world’s three great religions, or a trip about security.   Put simply, it was about the sordid business deals of himself, his family and entourage.  Money. Money. Money.

Former US national security adviser Brzezinski dies at 89
Sunday, May 28, 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish strategic theorist and former US President Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser, has died at the age of 89.

Iran, Portugal abolish visa for political, service passports
Monday, April 24, 2017

Iran and Portugal have signed a document on abolition of visas for those holding political or service passports in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday.

Iran, Poland’s Similar Economies Allow Robust Partnership
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Tadeusz Kościński
In an exclusive interview with MNA, Polish Deputy Minister of Economy Tadeusz Kościński stressed the similar structure of Iran and Poland’s economies as a golden gateway to forming strong economic partnership.

Iran’s Rouhani Deserves A Second Term
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
Dr. Hassan Rouhani deserves a second term as Iran’s president and the overall sum of his accomplishments during his first term are, indeed, quite impressive and need to be sustained for another four years.

Saudis Eager to Develop Nuclear Program to Keep Pace with Iran: Ex-CIA Analyst
Friday, April 14, 2017

In an interview with Tehran Times, professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, says Saudi Arabia has been eager to keep pace with Iran in developing nuclear program.

JCPOA Key to Development of Nuclear Industry
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Hassan Beheshtipour
President Hassan Rouhani recently unveiled some of Iran’s major nuclear achievements which have, in fact, materialized the motto “nuclear energy is our inalienable right”. This right was recognized by the major world powers as they signed a nuclear deal with Tehran in July 2015, whose implementation began in January 2016.

Future Patterns of Iran-Russia Relations
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Zahra Atri
Iran’s position in Russia’s foreign policy will not remain unaffected in the future by the regional and international developments, including the crisis in Syria and Moscow-Washington relations.

US and Iran Navies Should Seek Persian Gulf Hotline
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Barbara Slavin
Every few weeks comes a new report that speedboats manned by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Navy have come dangerously close to US Navy vessels in the Persian Gulf. The latest incident occurred last week as a US aircraft carrier, the USS George H. W. Bush, entered the Strait of Hormuz on its way to support US operations in Iraq against the group that calls itself the Islamic State.

Saudi-Iranian Rivalry Spills Over to Europe
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Eldar Mamedov
On March 31, the Ahlulbayt Foundation Spain hosted a photo exhibition in Madrid dedicated to the fight of the Iraqi army and popular mobilization forces—often simplistically referred to in the West as the “Shiite militias”—against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS or IS).