Posts Tagged ‘Iran’
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.
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.
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The Israeli and Iranian publics can live with what their leaders each consider a “bad” nuclear deal.
My latest article explains:
My latest opinion piece for Aljazeera America tries to answer this important question.
The recent lightning victories of the Sunni extremist group the ISIS in Iraq have surprised many Middle Eastern countries. This includes Iran.
My latest article for Al Monitor looks at the short and long term opportunities and threats for Iran.
Its not as straightforward as some people believe.
I am sure you still remember the 2009 presidential elections in Iran. The one which the opposition said was rigged.
A controversial video has now been leaked in which the head of the Revolutionary Guards confirms that his organization intervened in those elections, because they didn’t like the impending result. So the opposition was right, the 2009 elections were rigged.
My latest article looks at the implications of this new video. Please share with family and friends.
Israel and the United States do not have much cause for concern about reports of two multi billion dollar deals being negotiated between Iran and Russia.
Neither deal is likely to increase Iran’s leverage so it could ignore the nuclear negotiations. Nor is it likely that the deals will boost Iran’s leverage at the talks.
Rouhani is the anti-Ahmadinejad and vice versa.
Their supporters view the other side with deep suspicion and animosity.
Yet the return of Ahmadinejad to Iranian politics could be good news for Rouhani.
Sounds counter intuitive?
Read below to find out why it could make sense.