Tag Archives: Syria

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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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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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 to Resolve the Syrian Crisis and Alleviate the ISIS Threat

On March 27, the Syrian army liberated Palmyra from the barbarians. No doubt it was a very important day for Syria. Moreover, after nearly two weeks, representatives of the Syrian government and opposition have paused peace talks in Geneva. The negotiations wrapped up at the end of a tumultuous week, revealing how far-reaching the consequences […]

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7 things to consider before sending troops to Syria

Saudi Arabia has offered to deploy ground forces in support of the US-led coalition’s fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria — apparently with American support. Such a move will undoubtedly make the conflict even more nightmarish. Read More “7 things to consider before sending troops to Syria,” Hossein Mousavian, Al Monitor, February 12, […]

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France jockeying for Iranian business after nuke deal

Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian diplomat and newspaper editor, said the West had come to a “better understanding of Syrian crisis” and no longer opposed Assad but was now “convinced he is a part of solution”. Read More “France jockeying for Iranian business after nuke deal,” Hjer M’tiri, AA, January 26, 2016.

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Targeting Muslims Is the Real Threat to Peace

Years from now, historians will likely look back at this period in American history as one of heightened prejudice amongst a significant portion of the public and shortsightedness amongst many political leaders. You do not even have to stretch the rhetoric of some Republican presidential candidates too much to spotmetaphors comparing Islam to Nazism! However, […]

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