Geneva Agreement and Iran's Strategic Power
Friday, February 28, 2014
The main argument in this article is that the analysis and assessment of the Geneva agreement should go beyond simple enrichment and the agreement should be viewed in terms of the impact it has on strengthening the foundations of Iran's national power.
Report: Vienna Talks and Agreement over Time Frame for Negotiations
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The first round of negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers aimed at achieving a comprehensive agreement over Iran’s nuclear energy program has ended in the Austrian capital city of Vienna. Following the talks, high-ranking officials of both negotiating sides were quoted as saying that a framework has been set for the continuation of nuclear negotiations in coming months.
Nuclear Negotiations with P5+1 Group and Geneva Agreement
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Mohammad Hassan Daryaei
The present book takes a professional approach based on expert information to the Geneva agreement. It has also avoided exaggeration both when criticizing and supporting the agreement. The text has both taken into account the questions raised by the critics, and put forth the viewpoints of the proponents of the agreement. As a result, the book takes a multidimensional approach to this issue and while paying due attention to importance of critical views in this regard, aims to provide grounds for the promotion of the culture of criticism and accountability.
Toward A Final Deal or Interim II?
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
As the final-status negotiation on Iran's nuclear standoff gets under way in Vienna, speculations abound as to what the net outcome will be and whether not the interim agreement signed in Geneva last November can act as springboard for the resolution of this vexing issue?
Iran and US Should Take Note of Each Other’s Concerns
Monday, February 17, 2014
Ambassador Frank Wisner took part in a one-to-one interview with Iran Review to discuss his viewpoints regarding the recent agreement between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany and the future of relations between Iran and the United States. What follows is the text of the interview.
Will Important Message of Secret US Sessions Be Heard in Iran?
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Amir Hossein Yazdanpanah
Whether suspension of sanctions is for a period of six months or six years, it should give this important message to Iranian officials that attaching more importance to national production and endogenous economy should be the main strategy to be followed by the government.
Deciphering Rouhani-Zarif Remarks: Iran to Remain Firm on Nuclear Rights
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Amir Hossein Yazdanpanah
In their recent remarks during various meetings and speeches, including in the course of the latest annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss city of Davos, the Iranian President [Hassan Rouhani] and Foreign Minister [Mohammad Javad Zarif] have put emphasis on two important issues, which can serve to complement what has been said during the past few weeks about Iran's recent nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of world powers.
Congress New Sanctions Bill Scuttles the Geneva Deal
Friday, January 24, 2014
Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
Iran Review conducted an interview with Prof. Afrasiabi regarding the proposed sanctions bill by the U.S. Senate, the implementation of the Joint Plan of Action and the difficulties ahead and President Rouhani’s difficult path for reaching a comprehensive agreement with the West over Iran’s nuclear program. What follows is the text of the interview.
What if Iran-P5+1 Disagreed on the Geneva Deal?
Saturday, January 18, 2014
The conclusion of the Geneva nuclear deal has changed the political and security equations at regional and international levels in favor of Iran, enabling the country, commensurate to its national power sources, to dictate its demands to the other side.
Iran Nuclear Case and International Politics: Two Viewpoints, One Reality
Friday, December 27, 2013
Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour
While remaining optimistic and hopeful, we must not also lose moderation with regard to this issue. According to the same argument, the Geneva Joint Plan of Action cannot be totally discarded through pure pessimism. What is now needed is to have a large-scale picture of this important diplomatic achievement in mind. It is an undeniable reality that through diplomatic self-confidence, which has its roots in the country’s domestic potentials, Iran has been able to change the course of politics at both regional and international levels.