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Nuclear deal could ultimately weaken #Iran moderates

My latest article argues that instead of strengthening Iranian president Hassan Rouhani in the long term, the nuclear deal could actually weaken him.

To read click below:

http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/192494/nuclear-deal-hassan-rouhani


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Posted on : Aug 03 2015
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My thoughts on the recent Iran deal

Is the recent deal with Iran a “historic mistake for Israel”, or is there room for optimism?

I am more optimistic than others, although the deal does contain some areas of concern. I absolutely understand why some of my Israeli compatriots are suspicious of the Iranian regime.

My thoughts:

http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2015/7/israel-needs-to-be-realistic-about-the-iran-deal.html


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Posted on : Jul 16 2015
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The Promise of Nuclear Deal With Iran — for Israel

My two cents on the recent draft nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1.

Could it contribute to Israel’s security, or is it a “threat to our survival” as Prime Minister Netanyahu stated.

Read more: http://forward.com/articles/218388/the-promise-of-nuclear-deal-with-iran-for-israel/


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Posted on : Apr 10 2015
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Meir Javedanfar – upcoming North America lecture tour

Every two years, I spend two weeks touring Canada and the US as part of a speaking tour.

This year I will be available for lectures in North America during the following two weeks:

  • The Week beginning 20th of April and
  • The Week beginning 27th of April.

Lecture topics will include:

– Iran’s nuclear program: towards a solution or a crisis?

– Iran and Hezbollah in Syria: is another war between Israel and Hezbollah inevitable?

– What is life in Iran like for the average Iranian citizen? What are the socio-economic challenges which the people of Iran face?

– How is Iran viewed by Israeli society ?

Please let me know if you know of Universities / Synagogues / Think Tanks / Communal organizations who may be interested in a lecture regarding the aforementioned topics, or other Iran – Israel related topics which maybe of interest.

My biography can be found here.

My personal email is: Meir.Javedanfar@gmail.com

 


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Posted on : Feb 01 2015
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#Iran and the US have failed their way to success

Iran has also failed its way to success so far.

There have been many mistakes by the Iranian leadership, the consequences of which finally persuaded Khamenei to approve a new approach. One of his most notable mistakes was to reject offers of talks with the Obama administration for four years.

to read the rest of the article click here

 


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Posted on : Nov 20 2014
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Iranians, Israelis could live with ‘bad’ nuclear deal

The Israeli and Iranian publics can live with what their leaders each consider a “bad” nuclear deal.

My latest article explains:

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2014/10/iran-israel-nuclear-talks-public.html


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Posted on : Oct 14 2014
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The future of Iran after Khamenei

So what is likely to happen after the death of Ayatollah Khamenei? Are we likely to see much change in Iran?

My latest opinion piece for Aljazeera America tries to answer this important question.

http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/9/iran-khamenei-succession.html


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Posted on : Sep 28 2014
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Re: Iran vs Israel, Gaza is not as important as before

Numerous things were learned from the recent Hamas vs Israel war in Gaza.

One of them was that when it comes to being an arena where Iran and Israel faced each other off, Gaza is losing its importance.

Hamas has got a new Qatari patron and its not clear whether Iran will be able to woo it back.

My latest article explains.

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2014/08/iran-qatar-israel-hamas-gaza.html


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Posted on : Sep 02 2014
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