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Can Imran Khan Become Tehran's Man in Islamabad?
July 31, 2018
Can Imran Khan Become Tehran's Man in Islamabad?
Pakistan’s next prime minister wants to improve relations with Iran, but he may struggle.
Can Imran Khan Become Tehran's Man in Islamabad?
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
May 30, 2018
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
Washington’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is not good news for Afghanistan.
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
Trump Withdraws US From Iran Deal, Reimposes Sanctions: Here's What's Next
May 09, 2018
Trump Withdraws US From Iran Deal, Reimposes Sanctions: Here's What's Next
Trump did not announce any Iranian material violations of the 2015 nuclear accord.
Trump Withdraws US From Iran Deal, Reimposes Sanctions: Here's What's Next
India-Iran Ties: More Challenges Than Opportunities
February 17, 2018
India-Iran Ties: More Challenges Than Opportunities
The visit by Iran’s president to New Delhi has come at a tricky time in the bilateral relationship.
India-Iran Ties: More Challenges Than Opportunities
Iran's Rouhani Comes to India: What to Expect
February 17, 2018
Iran's Rouhani Comes to India: What to Expect
The Iranian president will come to New Delhi with an economic agenda on his mind.
Iran's Rouhani Comes to India: What to Expect
There Is No Good Time to Invest in Iran
June 27, 2017
There Is No Good Time to Invest in Iran
European companies should not rush to pour money into Iran's industries.
There Is No Good Time to Invest in Iran
Rouhani's Reelection Means Continued Iran-China Engagement
June 07, 2017
Rouhani's Reelection Means Continued Iran-China Engagement
Rouhani's reelection will result in the continuation and possibly intensification of Sino-Iranian relations.
Rouhani's Reelection Means Continued Iran-China Engagement
What Iran's Election Means for the World
May 18, 2017
What Iran's Election Means for the World
On May 19, Iran's choice is simple: engagement or isolation.
What Iran's Election Means for the World
In Lead-Up to Iranian Elections, the Nuclear Deal Becomes a Heated Topic of Debate
May 13, 2017
In Lead-Up to Iranian Elections, the Nuclear Deal Becomes a Heated Topic of Debate
As the presidential election nears, the fate of the JCPOA appears secure.
In Lead-Up to Iranian Elections, the Nuclear Deal Becomes a Heated Topic of Debate
Iran's 2017 Election: Ahmadinejad’s Candidacy Signals the Regime's Weakening
April 19, 2017
Iran's 2017 Election: Ahmadinejad’s Candidacy Signals the Regime's Weakening
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's entrance into Iran's electoral race is deeply dangerous.
Iran's 2017 Election: Ahmadinejad’s Candidacy Signals the Regime's Weakening
Iranian Regime's Concerns Persist Ahead of May Elections
March 30, 2017
Iranian Regime's Concerns Persist Ahead of May Elections
Ali Khamenei and Iran's hardliners may want to sideline Hassan Rouhani, but getting there is risky.
Iranian Regime's Concerns Persist Ahead of May Elections
Exploring the Possibility of Defense Relations Between Iran and Japan
March 18, 2017
Exploring the Possibility of Defense Relations Between Iran and Japan
Military cooperation might seem like a faraway dream, but there are good reasons for both sides to explore options.
Exploring the Possibility of Defense Relations Between Iran and Japan
Iran Nuclear Deal Dilemmas Fueling Elections Standoff
March 13, 2017
Iran Nuclear Deal Dilemmas Fueling Elections Standoff
Ahead of elections later this year, Iranian politics remains riven by disagreement over the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran Nuclear Deal Dilemmas Fueling Elections Standoff
As Presidential Election Nears, Iran's Hardliners Flex Their Muscles
March 09, 2017
As Presidential Election Nears, Iran's Hardliners Flex Their Muscles
Emboldened conservatives look set to step up their influence over the country whether they win or not.
As Presidential Election Nears, Iran's Hardliners Flex Their Muscles
What Happens to the Iran Nuclear Deal Under Trump?
February 02, 2017
What Happens to the Iran Nuclear Deal Under Trump?
Negating the deal unilaterally would have major consequences for the United States.
What Happens to the Iran Nuclear Deal Under Trump?
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
January 12, 2017
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
No one embodied the travails and contradictions of Iran’s Revolution as deeply as the late Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
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