Tag Archives: Iran

What kind of Syria awaits the war-ravaged?

“Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a Middle-East security specialist and Iran’s nuclear negotiator, offers a five-point solution: ‘Preservation of Syrian unity; sovereignty and rights of minorities; preventing the collapse of the military and security establishment; a power-sharing coalition to run Syria; respecting the will of majority and their right to choose their constitutional leadership through a […]

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Irán anuncia reciprocidad ante las sanciones de EEUU por el misil

“Es un procedimiento normal de reforzar el sistema de defensa iraní”, explica Hossein Mousavian, antiguo portavoz nuclear iraní y actual investigador en la Universidad de Princeton (EEUU). Read More “Irán anuncia reciprocidad ante las sanciones de EEUU por el misil,” El Pais, February 3, 2017.

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Trump Cannot Afford To Shut Out Iran If He Wants To Defeat ISIS

“Trump’s current foreign policy approach is not only self-defeating, but also forgoes a golden opportunity to shape a coherent strategy that would allow him to usher in a political solution to the Syrian war, destroy ISIS and repair U.S. ties with the Kremlin. Improved U.S-Russia relations will also open the door to Moscow serving as […]

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Death of Iran’s Rafsanjani: Ex-president was a man of peace

“[Rafsanjani’s] most significant legacy, however, will be of ingraining a mindset of moderation and aversion to radicalism in Iran and the region. While many in the West did not comprehend this in his time, costing him dearly politically, he passed the torch to a new generation in Tehran, making it still possible to right past […]

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What Trump Needs To Know About Iran

“Trump has the option of engaging Iran and bringing stability to a region that has not known it for decades. While distrust between the two countries remains thick in the aftermath of the nuclear deal, the key to broader cooperation is to abandon self-defeating aspirations for regime change and engage in diplomacy based on mutual […]

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US-Islamic World Relations: What’s Next?

MEDAYS FORUM 2016 in Tangiers, Morocco. Panel Discussion on “US-Islamic World Relations: What’s Next After the Failure of the Obama Administration?” “US-Islamic World Relations: What’s Next?” MEDays 2016, Avec Manuel Hassassian, Philip J. Crowley, Hossein Mousavian, Mouafac Harb, Hasni Abidi, Olivier Kempf and Ramadan Abu Jazar. Moderated by Anas El Gomati, December 10, 2016. Full […]

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How Trump can deal with Iran-GCC conflict

The Helsinki Accords started a process whereby the states of NATO and the Warsaw Pact, as well the neutral states of Europe, could sit down without preconditions and discuss their security concerns … The West must use its leverage with its GCC allies to encourage them to engage Iran. Only through such talks aimed at […]

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Regional Security Cooperation in the Gulf: Helsinki as a Model

“Regional Security Cooperation in the Gulf: Helsinki as a Model,” Panel Discussion, Third Annual Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate, November 13, 2016. Abdulrahman Al Rashed, MBC Board Member, Writer for Asharq- Al-Awsat. Dr. Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Middle East Security and Nuclear Policy Specialist at Princeton University, and former Diplomat. Dr. Michael Singh, Managing Director and Senior […]

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