Tag Archives: Iraq

Iran, Trump and wickedness of neighbor

“While [former US president Barack] Obama was in the office, Washington avoided attacking Iran and Syria, opted to engage with Iran, accepted the Iran nuclear deal, ratified uranium enrichment and heavy water in Iran, conceded Iran’s removal from chapter seven to the UN charter and annulment of all six international resolutions against Iran and suggested […]

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MEI & Johns Hopkins’ Event: Iraq’s Regional Opportunities: Perspectives from Iraq’s neighbors

MEI & Johns Hopkins’ Event: Iraq’s Regional Opportunities: Perspectives from Iraq’s neighbors. Speakers: Seyed Hossein Mousavian (Princeton University) Amb. Fareed Yasseen (Ambassador of Iraq to the United States) Mohammed Alyahya (The Arab Gulf States Institute) Lisel Hintz (Johns Hopkins) Daniel Serwer (Moderator), Scholar, MEI Video of Panel Discussion “Iraq’s Political Compact and Its Regional Priorities,” […]

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36 years after the revolution, where is Iran now?

The Iranian nation toppled the US-backed Pahlavi regime in 1979, ending virtually 2,500 years of monarchical rule, and will see nationwide rallies on Feb. 11, the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. In the 36 years since mass protests deposed the monarchy in Iran, the country has struggled with immense challenges. After the Islamic Republic’s establishment by way of a popular referendum, Iran […]

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Navigating the Storm: The Middle East in 2015 (Audio)

“Navigating the Storm: The Middle East in 2015,” Presentation at the Middle East Institute’s 68th Annual Conference, November 20, 2014. Listen to Podcast Media Exposure: “Saudi, Iranian, Turkish experts agree to disagree on ISIL approach,” Kuwait News Agency, November 21, 2014.

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