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IAEA Report Offers a Mutually-Acceptable Political Solution
Friday, December 11, 2015

Seyed Hossein Mousavian
Now that this report has been released, one can say that all measures taken on outstanding issues have reached a final conclusion and the way has been paved for closing the PMD case. 

Requisites for the Implementation of JCPOA
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Ardeshir Zarei Ghanavati
Due to importance of this agreement for both sides and for International Atomic Energy Agency, senior officials must enforce their supervision and full management through all phases of the agreement, and in case of any difference, before middle-ranking and operational forces find the opportunity to create Gordian knots in the implementation process, leaders at the highest political levels must settle such disputes and prevent possible deadlocks in the implementation of the JCPOA.

EU Should Continue to Implement JCPOA in Case of US Future Repudiation
Saturday, October 17, 2015

Peter Jenkins
What worries me most is that the limited political support which the agreement enjoys in the US may dwindle to the point at which the agreement becomes the victim of Israeli hostility to Iran. What I don’t know is how Europe, Asia and Iran would react to a future US administration repudiating the agreement. I hope they would agree to ignore the US and continue to reap the reciprocal benefits that the JCPOA offers. It looks to me that this would be both feasible and wise.   

JCPOA and Iran Containment Doctrine
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Nozar Shafiei
The new process of nuclear diplomacy followed by Iran and the P5+1 group of countries has been shaped on the basis of a specific set of goals and strategic options on both sides. In particular, it should be admitted that even within the framework of US President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine, Americans still consider the nuclear talks and the recent nuclear agreement as part of a general model for containment of Iran's power in the region.

Multifaceted Obstacles Facing Iran-US Rapprochement
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour
Dr. Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour, Iran's former ambassador to the United Nations Office at Geneva has taken part in an interview with Khabaronline news website to answer various questions on the effects of the recent nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers on Iran's regional relations in the Middle East, and the outlook of Tehran’s ties with Washington. What follows is recapitulation of the salient points of the interview as prepared by Iran Review website.

What if Obama Fails to Veto Congress Rejection of JCPOA?
Monday, August 31, 2015

Ali Omidi
Now, assume that heavy investment and serious activities by pro-Israel lobbies that are against JCPOA, some Arab countries, Republican lawmakers and US neocons will finally succeed to cause JCPOA be rejected by the US Congress in such a way that even the president would not be able to veto their decision. In that case, what would happen to JCPOA and Iran's nuclear agreement with the West? It seems that three scenarios are predictable in this regard.

The Iran Deal: Explanation Based on Realist School of International Relations Discipline
Sunday, August 30, 2015

Behzad Khoshandam
The fact that future outlook of the Iran deal depends on mutual respect and purposive actions by involved governments, which will use these tools on the basis of a realistic explanation of the reasons and future of the Iran deal, is only one of the existing narrations under the current non-polar international system. From an Iranian viewpoint, there are other narrations beyond realistic, materialistic and mainstream theoretical current of international relations with respect to the Iran deal, which can be constructivist, emancipatory and hope-inspiring.

Iran's Nuclear Deal and Its Effects on China and India
Saturday, August 29, 2015

Diako Hosseini
“Looking to the East” is supported by a strategic logic as well, and for this reason, it is considered an attractive and balancing strategy with respect to Iran's relations with the West. Based on this view, Iran cannot complete its foreign relations without due care for its geographical position, such as being located in Eurasia supercontinent and its proximity to the Indian Ocean.

Iran-US Relations in Afghanistan following the Nuclear Deal
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Ja'far Haghpanah
Obviously, the issue of Afghanistan is a good case for the analysis of Tehran-Washington relations following the nuclear deal and the removal of sanctions. It is also a good case for increasing bilateral cooperation, at least, to defuse common threats especially with regard to fighting violence and extremism, which is not as complicated as other crises in the Middle East, and in which the role of disturbing factors is less prominent.

Nuclear Agreement, New Hope in Middle East Deadlock
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Seyed Ghasem Zakeri
Given the current deadlock that the Middle East is experiencing with regard to various serious crises and in view of the reluctance of effective regional powers to engage in regional cooperation with one another, perhaps the nuclear agreement shows more promise as facilitator of a multilateral international and regional process that will finally help to solve some regional crises.