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Will Next Steps on Iran Point towards a New ‘Big Three’ or World War III?
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Will Next Steps on Iran Point towards a New ‘Big Three’ or World War III?
July 28, 2018

Iranian “regime change” is not the publicly stated goal of the Trump Administration’s policy. We can hope that Trump will decide on his next steps with regard to Iran based on much broader international considerations that impact his domestic goals.

America’s Trump, w. 37% Favorable Rating, Seeks Overthrow of Iran’s Rouhani, w. 62% Favorable Rating
November 3, 2017

Trump is a far-right, neoconservative, leader, which means that he supports America’s continuing to serve the interests of the fundamentalist-Sunni trillionaire Saud family who own Saudi Arabia, Eric Zuesse writes.

America’s Trump, w. 37% Favorable Rating, Seeks Overthrow of Iran’s Rouhani, w. 62% Favorable Rating
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Iran Bets Its Future on ‘Reformist’ Rouhani
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Iran Bets Its Future on ‘Reformist’ Rouhani
May 23, 2017

In the perennial electoral battle between principlists (conservatives) and reformists, Iranian reformists have once again won handsomely.

Hassan Rouhani Wins Second Term as Iran’s President
May 22, 2017

President Hassan Rouhani, 68, won a landslide victory in the presidential election on May 19. More than 40 million Iranians voted on that day. That puts turnout above 70 percent.

Hassan Rouhani Wins Second Term as Iran’s President
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Russia-Iran Interdependency Can Only Increase in Near Term
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Russia-Iran Interdependency Can Only Increase in Near Term
April 9, 2017

The recent visit by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Moscow took place against the backdrop of a transformative period in Middle Eastern politics. The cooperation between the two countries undoubtedly reaches a new stage, as highlighted by their quasi-alliance in Syria as well as the prospective long-term economic projects at the bilateral level.

Iran’s President Rouhani Visited Russia: Another Step to Multipolar World
March 29, 2017

The significance of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Russia on March 27-28 goes far beyond the bilateral relationship. Iran is one of the main actors in Syria and Iraq. It has an importance place in the geopolitical plans of US President Donald Trump. Its relationship with Russia is an important factor of international politics. The future of the entire Middle East depends to a great extent on what Russia and Iran do and how effectively they coordinate their activities.

Iran’s President Rouhani Visited Russia: Another Step to Multipolar World
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The Battle Against Corruption in Iran
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The Battle Against Corruption in Iran
August 21, 2016

Iran is accustomed to eking out an existence under the paralyzing pressure of economic sanctions. Despite many years of discrimination against the Iranian economy by the US and its allies, Iran is nevertheless today one of the most developed countries in Muslim world. Early in 2016 the process of lifting the sanctions against Iran began, but as it turned out, working in the new environment was no easier than it had been with all the restrictions in place. Now the situation is complicated not only by external pressures, but also by internal obstacles…

President Rouhani and the New Iranian Economy
July 16, 2016

Hassan Rouhani’s first presidential administration has entered its final phase. One year from now, in June 2017, Iran will once again choose a chief executive. It is very likely that President Rouhani will hold on to his post for another four years. During his presidency the Islamic Republic has been able to refocus its approach to development, overcoming many years of difficulty caused by confrontations with the United States and the West in general…

President Rouhani and the New Iranian Economy
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