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Social Media: Middle East/Caucasus: Middle East: Iran

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International Affairs Forum Interview: Meir Javedanfar
International Affairs Forum Interview: Meir Javedanfar
IA Forum speaks to Meir Javedanfar, Middle East analyst and co-author of the upcoming book 'The Nuclear Sphinx of Tehran: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the State of Iran' about the country's nuclear progra... Read More...

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Will Israel Attack Iran-
Israel has maintained in the past that a nuclear-armed Iran is simply an unacceptable risk to Israeli national security concerns. But the reality is that Israel's options for dealing with Iran are sev... Read More...

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Time Is Running Out
The author discusses the threat emanating from Iran and discusses a variety of policy options that the US should pursue in response. By Patrick Clawson. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, J... Read More...

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Shimon Peres Conference at Sciences-Po Paris
Report on Shimon Peres' event at Science-Po Paris. By Youri Tessier-Stall. (IA-Forum, 12/14/2006) Read More...

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Hezbollah’s Global Reach
The author discusses the potential threats that Hezbollah poses to the US in the Middle East and globally. Additionally, the author suggests how the US should respond. By Christopher Hamilton. (Was... Read More...

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The Cold Wars are coming
An increase in the number of nuclear armed states may lead to multiple regional cold wars with the ability to cause greater destruction than the first Cold War. By Niall Ferguson, (Los Angles Times, ... Read More...

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Iran: The Complex Calculus of Preventive Military Action
The author discusses the possibility of an American military attack on Iranian nuclear installations and potential retaliations. By Michael Eisenstadt. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 9/... Read More...

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Mind Games
The author discusses the possibility that the US is preparing to attack Iran and argues why this is a poor policy decision. By Fred Kaplan. (Slate, 9/18/20006) Read More...

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Iranian nuclear issue is putting the region, global peace at risk
Mr. Perwita, dean of social and political sciences at Indonesian Parahyangan Catholic University, questions what role the Muslim world and particularly Indonesia can play in helping seek a solution to... Read More...

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The author discusses the benefits and limitations of multilateralism in North Korea, Lebanon and Iran. Read More...

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Venezuela Strengthens Its Relationships in the Middle East
Venezuela has long cultivated ties with Middle Eastern governments, finding common ground in trying to keep oil prices high, but its recent engagement of Iran has become a defining element in its effo... Read More...

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Women's Participation in the Democratic Processes in Iraq and Afghanistan
Report on women's participation in democratization efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. By Michelle D. Bernard, A. Yasmine Rassam, and Lida Sahar Noory. (Independent Women's Forum, 7/6/2006) Read More...

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International Affairs Forum Interview: Ms. Najmeh Bozorgmehr
IA-Forum speaks with Ms. Najmeh Bozorgmehr, correspondent for Financial Times. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 8/6/2006) Read More...

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Money Can’t Buy Us Democracy
The author writes that American pledges of financial assistance to the democratic opposition in Iran will not advance their cause, and only internal dynamics in Iran will speed political reform. By Ak... Read More...

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The Next Steps With Iran
Author writes that negotiations with Iran must go beyond the nuclear threat to broader issues. By Henry Kissinger. (Washington Post, 7/31/2006) Read More...

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A Secret the Media Kept
The writer, a former journalist, recalls a time in 1979 when the press held a secret to protect Americans in Iran. By Michael J. Berlin. (Washington Post, 7/21/2006) Read More...

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Congessional Testimony: the Iranian nuclear impasse: next steps
Testimony by Ilan Berman before the Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee ... Read More...

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Syria and Iran: What’s Behind the Enduring Alliance?
The author explains why Syria and Iran have maintained a lasting alliance and discusses the involvement of both states in the current crisis between Israel and Hezbollah. By Daniel L. Byman. (Brooki... Read More...

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Casus Belli
The author rejects a traditional theory about the causes for problems in the Middle East. Instead, he suggests an alternative explanation and recommends greater pressure from the West to diffuse the ... Read More...

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In Iran’s Streets, Aid for an Ally Stirs Resentment and Anxieties
The debate in Iran over supporting Hezbollah and other Arab causes instead of focusing on more pressing domestic concerns. By Michael Slackman (The New York Times, 23/7/2006). Read More...

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The Rogues Strike Back
The author explains the strategic rationale for the recent policy decisions of Iran, Syria, Hamas, and Hezbollah. By Robert Satloff. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 7/24/2006) Read More...

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Iran and its Hezbollah Allies Escalate Their Aggressive Policies in the Middle East
The author discusses the Iranian involvement in supporting Hezbollah and suggests how the US should respond. By James Phillips. (Heritage Foundation, 7/13/2006) Read More...

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At Crossroads, Hezbollah Goes on the Attack
The calculations behind Hezbollah's recent aggressive actions and how Iran and Syria play into the equation. Choosing militancy over politics. By Neil MacFarquhar and Hassan M. Fattah (The New York Ti... Read More...

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Signs that crisis is regional, not just Israel vs. Palestinians
As violence escalates in the Middle East, concern that Iran may be guiding actions taken against Israel in a quest for regional hegemony. By Steven Erlanger. (New York Times, 7/13/06) Read More...

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Israel and Iran: The bonds that tie Persians and Jews
The author argues that close relations and cooperation between Israel and Iran are inevitable. By Stanley A. Weiss. (International Herald Tribune, 7/10/2006) Read More...

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Voices of Iranian Reform, Silenced
The author marks the seventh anniversary of the Iranian student protest that was crushed by the regime. By Fotini Christia. (Washington Post, 7/9/2006) Read More...

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Defense Pact: Syria and Iran Revive an Old Ghost
The author explains the significance of the Syrian-Iranian relationship. By Bilal Y. Saab. (Brookings Institution, 7/4/2006) Read More...

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No Real Shift in U.S. Policy Towards Iran
Authors analyze history of US-Iranian relations and propose change in current US policy towards Iran. By Karin A. Esposito and Mahdi Ahouie. (IA-Forum, 6/21/2006) Read More...

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Is Iran studying North Korea’s nuclear moves?
The author discusses the possibility that Iran is using the model of North Korea to design its strategy of nuclear proliferation. By Howard LaFranchi. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/23/2006) Read More...

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Persian populist wins Arab embrace
The author discusses how Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has gained support and approval in the Arab world. By Dan Morrison. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/21/2006) Read More...

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