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The Nuclear Accord Is Legally Binding
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Kaveh L. Afrasiabi, Ph.D.
The Iran nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is a legally-binding international agreement that cannot be unilaterally revoked, as threatened by the US president-elect, Donald Trump.  As a result, there are serious legal implications for the US and or any other power trying to dismantle the JCPOA

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Why Iran and India Are Getting Closer
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Alex Vatanka
In fact, both Tehran and Delhi have long eyed each other as befitting strategic partners that together can link up the subcontinent and west Asia in ways unseen before.

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Now We Can Finally Get to Work
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

By David Swanson
We have opportunities as well as dangers. A President Trump is unpredictable. He wants to proliferate nuclear weapons, bomb people, kill people, stir up hatred of people, and increase yet further military spending. But he also said the new Cold War was a bad idea.

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US used its Tehran embassy to plot a counter-coup against Iran: US counsel
Sunday, November 6, 2016

An interview with Professor Francis Boyle
They (Americans) had no right to try to overthrow the Islamic Republic and it’s clear the embassy was being used for that purpose. So I think a good argument can be made (about the embassy takeover) on the basis of self-defense.

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Iran: A New Ally or the Same Old Foe
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Talk by Seyed Hossein Mousavian and Suzanne Maloney, World Affairs Council of Greater Houston, October 18, 2016. Full Video of Discussion

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How to End Saudi Arabia's War of Paranoia
Monday, October 31, 2016

Simon Henderson
Yemen's civil war concerns Americans because their close but often awkward ally, Saudi Arabia, has persuaded them to take part in it -- and, alongside that brutal war, there's another that the United States initiated and has no intention of ending anytime soon.

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Iran: Were Expectations of Sanctions Relief Too High?
Saturday, October 22, 2016

Nina Mamedova
The July 2015 Vienna Agreement and its implementation in January 2016 raised hopes in Iran that there would be an immediate influx of foreign investment which, along with higher oil revenues following the lifting of the EU embargo on oil imports, would soon enable it to emerge from economic crisis.

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Saudi-Iranian Mismatch in Threat Perceptions
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Dina Esfandiary and Ariane Tabatabai
It’s often assumed that Saudi Arabia is as big a concern to Iran as Tehran is to Riyadh. Recent statements by Iranian officials seem to confirm this, as do recent Iranian efforts to derail Saudi influence in the region. But while Iran is indeed Saudi Arabia’s most important foreign policy concern, Saudi Arabia isn’t even in Iran’s top concerns. This mismatch in threat perceptions further destabilizes the region.

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What will U.S. citizens do when they discover their govt created ISIS?
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

An Interview with Scott Bennett
The U.S. government under the Obama Administration knows that the American people would be outraged if they discovered the U.S. was openly defending the ISIS fighters which American military and Congressional officials had labeled “enemies of America”.

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Russia Finishes Delivery of S-300 Missile Systems to Iran
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Brendan Mcgarry
The Russian government says it has completed delivery of the S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Iran, according to multiple news reports.

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