Tag Archives: Peaceful Settlement

Ending the Iran-Saudi Cold War

Saudi leaders must understand that Iran, regardless of its government, will always play a major regional role. This is primarily due to its structural characteristics, its strategic location and size, its demographics and natural resources, and a millennia-spanning history of unbroken statehood. Today, Iran is a nation of 80 million, endowed with the world’s largest […]

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Obama Needs to Protect the Iran Deal

The United States, along with France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia, reached a historic deal with Iran last July that lifts most sanctions in return for curbs on Iran’s nuclear program. The deal, codified in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and endorsed by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231, specifically includes allowing non-American […]

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U.S. Torpedoing the Nuclear Deal Will Reaffirm Iran’s Distrust

The nuclear deal reached between Iran and the P5+1 world powers last summer, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was predicated on a basic give-and-take. In exchange for Iran agreeing to intrusive international inspections and monitoring and limits on its enrichment and heavy water capacity for a confidence-building period, the P5+1 would […]

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How Obama can push the Saudis to talk to Iran

Following the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action last year, the United States has been attempting to assure its Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) allies that this will not open the way to Iranian-US rapprochement. “My view has never been that we should throw our traditional allies overboard in favor of Iran,” President Barack […]

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Iran showed goodwill to remove US hostility: Mousavian

Addressing meeting of Global Relations Council in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday, Syyed Hossein Mousavian described the relations between Iran and the US as the most complicated in today’s world of diplomacy. Read More “Iran showed goodwill to remove US hostility: Mousavian,” The Iran Project, April 2, 2016.

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Saudi-Arabien und Iran sollten zusammenarbeiten (In German)

The Middle East is facing a total collapse. An ideology of terror is spreading, and dysfunctional Arab governments do not offer their people dignified alternatives to extremism. The decay is embedded in two smoldering crises: the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, which has made millions refugees and contributed to regional instability for decades; and […]

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