Never a dull moment in this region.
Hezbollah is accusing Hamas for taking part in the recent bombing in southern Beirut where many Hezbollah members live.
My latest piece discusses this. Please share with friends and family.
Ghanbar Naderi from Tehran and yours truly from Tel Aviv discuss the presidency of Rohani and what it means for Iran.
You can watch the debate here:
Plus my latest article on the latest sanctions being proposed by the House of Representatives and what they mean for Israel and Iran
Dear friends, I enclose 3 articles which I published last week, analyzing the potential fallout from the fall of Morsi on:
2- The Middle East (this article was written and published before it was announced that Morsi has been removed from power)
3- Israel (article written and published in Persian)
A new president in Iran calls for a new approach from Israel toward Iran.
Why would the Supreme Leader allow someone who criticized his approach publicly, even if indirectly, to become president?
Why not falsify the results, as in 2009, and appoint a ‘yes man’ like Jalili or a close associate such as Tehran Mayor Qalibaf?
My latest piece looks into such questions, and what Rowhani’s victory means, especially for Israel.
One of the ways to look at the role of the supreme leader in the upcoming elections is to see him as the Iranian regime’s answer to Warren Buffett. My latest piece for Bloomberg explains why and how:
What are the likely results of Iran’s upcoming elections?
Podcast interview on Iran Elections and Iran in Israeli Foreign Policy
With the Iranian presidential election taking place on 14 June, in this podcast interview Meir Javedanfar assesses the significance of the elections, and what the results will tell us about the intentions of the Supreme Leader and his regime.
You can listen to the Podcast below:
Tehran’s Mayor Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf is turning into a serious competitor in the upcoming presidential elections.
He is presenting himself as a safe pair of hands at the wheel of the country. This includes statements condemning denial of the Holocaust by Ahmadinejad, in addition to calls for a more realistic foreign policy.
My latest article explains why his chances are fair: