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"Red Lines" On Iran: Not So Black and White
May 04, 2013

"Red Lines" On Iran: Not So Black and White

Amid the proliferation of red lines, the important ones are at risk of being opaque or even unintelligible in Tehran.

Nearing A Fait Accompli
April 23, 2013

Nearing A Fait Accompli

“We are approaching a point where…the international community will no longer have any realistic option to veto an Iranian decision to build nuclear weapons.”

Why the Revolutionary Guards Do Not Run Iran’s Economy
March 21, 2013

Why the Revolutionary Guards Do Not Run Iran’s Economy

There has long been a consensus among Western pundits that the IRGC controls Iran’s economy. The truth is much messier.

Iran Can't Follow North Korea's Nuclear Example
March 13, 2013

Iran Can't Follow North Korea's Nuclear Example

Some argue that Iran could follow N. Korea’s nuclear path. Actually, Pyongyang’s experience may deter Tehran from building a bomb.

The Ball is in Iran’s Court
March 01, 2013

The Ball is in Iran’s Court

This week’s P5+1-Iran meeting was highly encouraging but the long shadow of the past looms large.

Getting to the Endgame With Iran
February 06, 2013

Getting to the Endgame With Iran

Iran and the P5+1 powers have scheduled talks. Now the hard part begins.

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Limits of Iron Dome
November 24, 2012

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Limits of Iron Dome

Despite the recent success of the Iron Dome defense system against Hamas, Iranian missiles would prove a much tougher challenge.

Why There Was No U.S.-Iran Drone Crisis
November 23, 2012

Why There Was No U.S.-Iran Drone Crisis

The fact that both sides kept Iran’s attack on a U.S. drone quiet until after the American election could signal hope towards compromise.

The "Copycat" War: Iran Strikes Back
October 28, 2012

The "Copycat" War: Iran Strikes Back

From cyberstrikes, assassinations, and drone surveillance, Iran seems to copying Western tactics. Retaliation, not escalation, is Tehran’s goal.

Back From the Brink: Iran and America Set for Talks?
October 22, 2012

Back From the Brink: Iran and America Set for Talks?

While both sides have already denied it, talks could be a first step towards compromise. The road to negotiations though could be a long one.

A Regional Fix to the Iranian Nuclear Drama
October 17, 2012

A Regional Fix to the Iranian Nuclear Drama

The conference for a nuclear weapons free zone in the Middle East offers a unique opportunity for the P5+1 and Iran to build mutual trust.

Opening Pandora's Box: If Israel Strikes Iran, What About Hezbollah?
October 13, 2012

Opening Pandora's Box: If Israel Strikes Iran, What About Hezbollah?

Hezbollah, through direct strikes or terrorism, could complicate Israel’s decision to attack Iran and spark an even greater regional crisis.

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