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From Russia, with Liability

The minister of Energy signed an agreement with Russia in September 2014. More recently made a ministerial determination to allow Eskom to go ahead with the procurement of nuclear plants for South Africa.  1,130 more words


As Trump Confronts Iran, Chabahar is in the Eye of the Storm

This appeared on the Atlantic Council’s website.

On the roller coaster of ties between the United States and Iran, President Trump’s apparent extreme hawkishness towards Tehran is one more loop in which the world has turned upside down. 880 more words


Iran’s Economic Woes Continue Despite 2015 Nuclear Deal

With the Persian year coming to an end, a variety of analyses of critical economic sectors have been offered by economic newspapers and websites. The state-run… 493 more words


New Revelations on IRGC Leading Iran’s Ballistic Missile Drive, Nuclear Weapons Program — Through Control Over Docks

By Heshmat Alavi

Despite the United States placing the Iranian regime “on notice” for test-firing medium-range ballistic missiles in January, Tehran has taken no steps to change its behavior. 457 more words


Iran honestly abiding by nuclear deal or terrified of changing times?

Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, recently issued his latest report to the agency’s Board of Governors. At a first glance the text leaves you thinking Iran is honoring the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

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Assad Becomes Weak Link Between Moscow and Tehran

President Donald Trump focused on the theme of strengthening US cooperation with Russia during his presidential campaign, and President Vladimir Putin seemed quite agreeable. The reasons for such cooperation spread from containing nuclear threats, through blotting out the Islamic State and solving the Ukrainian issue, to preserving world stability. 517 more words


With the Mullahs at the Helm, There Can Be No Solution to Widespread Poverty in Iran

By Heshmat Alavi

Iranian authorities periodically launch campaigns to round up child workers and beggars roaming the streets. But can such campaigns be successful in a… 410 more words