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Opinion: Biden’s UN Speech Shows the Limits of his Foreign Policy

By Charles Tian On September 21, US President Joe Biden delivered his widely-watched speech before the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly. He devoted the bulk of it to condemning Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, but he also included…
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Opinion: Biden Should Prepare for the Return of Netanyahu

by Dr. Eric Mandel Israeli elections are sometimes decided weeks before the actual election. This year is no different, but it has a new twist. Polls have shown the likelihood of a deadlocked election, with no party able to form…
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Opinion by Chomsky: The US and Israel Are Standing in the Way of Iran Nuclear Agreement

By C. J. Polychroniou During the first few decades of the post-war era, the U.S. considered Iran one of its closest geostrategic allies, especially after the CIA overthrew Iran’s democratically elected government in 1953 and restored…
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Iran-Russia-Turkey meetings in Iran aim to reshape region – analysis

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Russia is at war in Ukraine and Turkey is demanding a new invasion of Syria. Meanwhile, Iran wants the US to leave Syria – and use it to threaten Israel.  The series of meetings held this week in Iran among…
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Opinion: Back to the Failed Fixation on Iran: Is Biden’s Trip to Saudi Arabia in America’s Interests? A Democracy in Exile Roundtable

by Assal Rad, the research director of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC). President Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia and the idea of deepening security commitments contradict his promise as a candidate to make Saudi Arabia a "pariah,"…
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Assassinations Won’t Stop Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran hasn't budged in the face of assassinations and public unrest, but continued demands for support in the fight against 'the forces of arrogance and evil' may prove difficult for the regime by: Zvi Bar'el Those who assassinated…
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Evaluation of Bashar al-Assad’s Trip to Tehran

By: That's Enough Editorial Team At a time of global developments where most of the focus is on the Russian-Ukrainian conflict in the Balkans, less attention has been paid to Bashar al-Assad's visit to Tehran. A journey that is of great…
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Wars are only evil when Westerners are victims: Opinion

Reactions to Ukraine crisis have revealed a deep-rooted Western superiority, particularly with regards to the lesser value of non-Western lives and the right to intervene in other countries, Nikkei Asia has reported. In centuries of Western…
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The Ukraine Invasion is Nothing Compared to Iraq or Iran or Afghanistan or…

By : Andrew Bacevich , SPECTATOR WORLD Of the war in Ukraine, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman writes, “Our world is not going to be the same again because this war has no historical parallel.” In the very next sentence,…
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Iran-Saudi Reconciliation: A Precondition for the Expulsion of Foreign Forces from the Region

by: Dr. Azam Mollai, Researcher in International Relations , MIDDLE EAST EXPERT After the severance of diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia in December 2015, relations between the two countries experienced various ups and downs.…