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Why Give Trump The Keys To War With Iran?
Friday, March 31, 2017

Jamal Abdi, Adam Weinstein
When Trump won the elections, many worried that it could lead to war between the United States and Iran, due to his desire to kill the Iran nuclear deal. Now, thanks to the U.S. Senate, we may be one step closer to this nightmare scenario: The Senate is poised to pass legislation that will place President Trump’s trigger-happy finger on the ignition switch of a deadly conflict with Iran.

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Assessing the Putin-Rouhani Summit
Friday, March 31, 2017

Mark N. Katz
The successful meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Moscow on March 28 indicates that the two leaders have similar views not just on Syria, but on several other issues. Still, areas of disagreement between them remain, even when it comes to issues on which they’re broadly cooperative.

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Why President Rouhani in Russia will take heed of the World?
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Hamidreza Azizi
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is on an official two-day visit to Moscow, meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues. 

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Iran committed to nuclear deal despite Trump threats, say observers
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Abby Sewell
Despite tough talk by US President Donald Trump, Iran is still committed to the nuclear deal agreed in 2015, according to analysts at a conference on nuclear energy in the Middle East.

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IRAN AND RUSSIA: STRATEGIC ALLIANCE OR STRATEGIC COOPERATION?
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Jahangir Karami
In practice, Iran and Russia had significant security cooperation in the past few years of the Syrian crisis and this extended to the operational level in the military field. Although this cooperation is vital and effective for their interests and for stability and security in the Middle East, but can we really consider these actions as a strategic alliance or strategic cooperation?

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Lake Urmia comes back to life slowly, but surely
Monday, March 27, 2017

Gary Lewis
Returning to the barren landscape after almost four years, I was able to see water. Not nearly enough, but much more than last time. The lake is reviving. And this revival is the result of an immensely successful collaborative effort involving many players – some Iranian, some foreign.

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What Is on Rouhani’s Agenda in His Visit to Moscow?
Monday, March 27, 2017

Hossein Malaek
President Hassan Rouhani will pay an official visit to Moscow on March 28, 2017. The importance of Rouhani’s visit lies in the fact that Tehran-Moscow relations have now moved to a new level, and there is need for talks at a higher level between officials of the two countries.

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US’ Main Target in Syria is Iran, ISIS Comes Second
Monday, March 27, 2017

Melkulangara Bhadrakumar
The common thread running through the two major ‘hot spots’ in the Middle East today – the conflicts in Syria and Libya – is undoubtedly the threat to international security from the extremist groups operating in these theatres

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Rouhani’s Foreign Policy and the Six Shots Left
Monday, March 27, 2017

Nosratollah Tajik
The Rouhani administration has six foreign policy shots, which have little to do with the six-shooter of militarism.

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UN praises Iran's 'exemplary' refugee efforts
Saturday, March 18, 2017

While Iranians would bear the brunt of Donald Trump's visa ban, if it ever comes into force, international officials say the country has quietly emerged as one of the most generous towards refugees.

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