Tag Archives: Transparency

Iran: Towards an Endgame? (Video)

Seyed Hossein Mousavian’s remarks at the 11th IISS Global Strategic Review with other panelists including: Professor Ghassan Salamé, Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs and Dr Gary Samore, the Former White House Coordinator for Arms Control and Weapons of Mass Destruction.  Read Full Transcript Video (From minute 03:55 onward) Iran: Towards an Endgame? After a decade of […]

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Huffington Post: Latest Nuclear Talks

“Latest Nuclear Talks,” Interview with Hossein Mousavian, Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Huffington Post, May 23, 2014. (From minute 11:20 onward) Watch Interview (From minute 11:20 onward)

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A nuclear deal requires compromise from Iran and the west

At a meeting in Vienna on Tuesday, negotiators from Iran and six world powers will begin hammering out a long-term agreement that would resolve questions related to Iran’s nuclear programme in exchange for respecting Iran’s right to use peaceful nuclear technology and a gradual lifting of sanctions. American insistence on “zero enrichment in Iran” is one reason for the […]

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Iran and the nuclear agreement: Trust but verify

The Joint Plan of Action signed in Geneva represents a serious step toward defusing the longstanding dispute between Iran and the West over Iran’s nuclear program. Both sides negotiated seriously and in good faith, overcoming substantial problems while achieving an important agreement. For the interim agreement to work, however, both sides need to commit unequivocally to […]

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Beyond Iran’s nuclear deal

In recent years, Western countries have made several foreign policy miscalculations arising from over reliance on simplistic information and rationales, leading to misunderstanding of the other side’s culture and intentions, while also misjudging the readiness of their own citizens to pay with their lives and treasure. This results in policies that are mismatched with a […]

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