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Emad Abshenass

Journalist, writer and Political Science professor (Iran)

 

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Will the proxy war in Iraq go hot?

Will the proxy war in Iraq go hot?

May 2018 was a month filled with political disasters for the American policy makers in the Middle East.
Fighting CОVID-19 under US sanctions

Fighting CОVID-19 under US sanctions

On March 25, representatives of Russia, China, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, wrote a letter to Antonio Gutterres, Secretary General of UN, asking the international organization to take legal steps against one-sided sanctions
Coronavirus and Iranian-Arab relations

Coronavirus and Iranian-Arab relations

Relations between Iran and Arab countries have had ups and downs throughout history.
Will the Iranian parliament be flooded with conservatives?

Will the Iranian parliament be flooded with conservatives?

On February 11, the Iranian Guardian Council, which is in charge of approving the competency of the candidates running for election, named the candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections on February 21.
Why has everyone forgotten about Lebanon?

Why has everyone forgotten about Lebanon?

About three months ago, when thousands of Lebanese went into the streets demanding systemic change and opposing corruption, they likely never thought that their move would lead the country into a dead end and bankruptcy.
Can Iran Not Respond to the U.S. Assassination of General Soleimani?

Can Iran Not Respond to the U.S. Assassination of General Soleimani?

In 2003, the US and Iran managed to draw a red line in Iraq and the Middle East in order to avoid any clashing that could lead to war.
Severing the Third Hand in Iran

Severing the Third Hand in Iran

Iranian Authorities knew well that their decision to triple the price of gasoline was going to lead to strong civil dissatisfaction, and that people would likely take to the streets to express their opposition to the measure
Pressuring Iran by burning its consulate: Will Tehran retreat?

Pressuring Iran by burning its consulate: Will Tehran retreat?

The Islamic Republic is currently in the strongest position it has been in for 14 centuries
Is structural political change possible in Iraq?

Is structural political change possible in Iraq?

The demonstrations in Iraq have now been ongoing for four weeks, leaving hundreds dead and thousands injured, with no solution in sight.
The Third Hand In The Middle East: How Saudi Arabia and the US manipulate international politics with social media

The Third Hand In The Middle East: How Saudi Arabia and the US manipulate international politics with social media

I warned about the possibility of governments misusing social media resources to spread their influence, point out how the internet could become a weapon in the hands of certain governments ready to use the technology against their populations and their political enemies
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