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Emad Abshenass

Journalist, writer and Political Science professor (Iran)

 

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Could US recognition of Golan Heights as part of Israel lead to War?

Could US recognition of Golan Heights as part of Israel lead to War?

Donald Trump said via Twitter that it was time for the USA to «fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan Heights».
The never-ending FATF dispute in Iran

The never-ending FATF dispute in Iran

One of the most complicated debates among politicians and economists in Iran is whether or not the country should join the Financial Action Task Force
President Rouhani Visits Iraq in broad daylight

President Rouhani Visits Iraq in broad daylight

A couple of months ago, President Trump visited Iraq by the cover of darkness, and, as he claimed in one of his interviews, the Americans actually had to shut off all the lights so that no one could recognize him, fearing for his safety.
Is Javad Zarif jumping from a falling plane? On the resignation of Iran’s Foreign Minister

Is Javad Zarif jumping from a falling plane? On the resignation of Iran’s Foreign Minister

While it seemed all but certain on Monday evening that President Bashar Al-Assad’s surprise visit to Tehran would dominate the news the next day, by Tuesday morning the resignation of Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif had already captured the headlines.
Why Did The Iran Hostage Crisis Happen?

Why Did The Iran Hostage Crisis Happen?

The Islamic Republic of Iran recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, a revolution which turned an American ally to an American enemy.
Will INSTEX alleviate Iran’s Economic Problems?

Will INSTEX alleviate Iran’s Economic Problems?

After more than nine months of delay, the Europeans have announced the registration of their so-called economic package to convince Iran to stay in the JCPOA
Iran Challenges US in the Atlantic

Iran Challenges US in the Atlantic

Admiral Touraj Hassani, Deputy of the Iranian Navy, announced a plan to send a fleet of warships to the Atlantic Ocean by March 2019.
Why Did Iran Invite the Taliban to peace talks?

Why Did Iran Invite the Taliban to peace talks?

Less than a week after Ali Shamkhani returned to Tehran, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi announced that representatives of the Taliban had visited Tehran and that the Afghan government was aware of the visit.
How to Spend Seven Trillion Dollars on Nothing

How to Spend Seven Trillion Dollars on Nothing

According to President Donald Trump, the US has spent more than Seven Trillion Dollars in the Middle East for nothing.
Will the US’ Exit from the JCPOA Take Us Back To 2004?

Will the US’ Exit from the JCPOA Take Us Back To 2004?

In November 2004, the three European powers (Britain, France, and Germany) known as European Troika, secured a pledge from Iran to halt its uranium enrichment program, and Iran allowed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to Plump and Seal all Iranian nuclear facilities.
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