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President Rouhani’s visit to Iraq, explained

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made a historic visit to Iraq in March 2019, his first trip to Iraq since his…

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Russia’s role in the Syrian Civil War

The Syrian Civil War began in 2011 when pro-democracy protests erupted as part of the Arab Spring movement, a series…

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U.S. sanctions on Iran: the international reaction

On November 5, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced its “largest ever single-day action” targeting…

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Assessing the Trump Administration’s Policies on Iran and its Potential Implications

On October 13, President Donald Trump announced his administration’s new strategy on the Iranian regime that has been a headache…

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Double Take: Iranian Nuclear Deal

Problems with the Iranian Nuclear Deal  Blog post by: Edward Rickford The proposed nuclear deal with Iran may just be…