Containing Iranian Influence

Azita Carlson 20 November 2017

by Azita Carlson

When the outgoing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri return to Beirut, the Iran-backed Hezbollah and its ally President Michel Aoun will not be allowed to continue their lies about Hariri being kidnapped by Saudi Arabia.

If they attempt to complain to the UN’s Security Council, they will be asked to provide credible evidence and implement international resolutions.

Iran Regime's Factions War Over Relationship With Europe

Azita Carlson 16 November 2017

by Azita Carlson

Rival factions in the Iranian Regime are reportedly divided over their relationship towards European countries, including the opening of a new EU office in Tehran.

As the US prepares to impose additional sanctions on the Regime or walk away from the 2015 nuclear deal altogether, Europe (especially France) has been attempting to find the middle ground i.e. keeping the US in the pact, so that European trade deals aren’t scuppered, and advocating for a stricter, more regulated deal.

British Politicians Endanger Case of Iranian-British Woman in Jail

Armin Baldwin 15 November 2017

by Armin Baldwin

British woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s life has been put in danger following careless remarks made by politicians in the United Kingdom. Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the environment secretary, have both spoken publicly about Zaghari-Ratcliffe and there are great concerns that their comments will be used against her by Iranian authorities. The 38-year old British-Iranian woman has been unfairly jailed in the notorious Evin prison in the Iranian capital.

Foreign Policy on Iran Must Be All-Encompassing

Atousa Pilger 14 November 2017

by Atousa Pilger

President of the United States Donald Trump has voiced his opinion about Iran and the disastrous nuclear agreement since he took office. In fact, even before taking office Trump has not been subtle about his contempt for the Iranian regime’s belligerence.

The New U.S. Policy Against Iran Regime in Action

Editor 01 November 2017

by Atousa Pilger

Since Donald Trump has announced the new US strategy for Iran, the tune of the US government has clearly changed in the Middle East.

With the defeat of Daesh (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq, the fingertips of the Iranian regime and the influence of this regime have become a target for the United States. This has been reflected on the Iraqi scene and in decision-making centers in Baghdad. The US says that after the end of the war against Daesh, the United States will remain in the region to fight against the elements of the Iranian regime.

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