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It aims to identify the challenges, opportunities, and policy conundrums facing the US-Iran relationship and present a range of options to address them.
Editor: Holly Dagres
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Thu, Sep 16, 2021
Among the challenges encountered by the Islamic Republic of Iran, climate change looms as one of the most serious, disrupting, and even life-threatening issues facing both rural and urban populations. This threat has worsened at a time when Iran is politically polarized, ideologically fractured, and economically embattled.
Wed, Sep 1, 2021
Rising tensions between Israel and Iran have reached an alarming stage in recent weeks. What used to be a shadow war of covert operations, sabotage, and proxy conflict is turning into a more direct military confrontation between the long-time regional adversaries.
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Iran in the year 1400
Tue, Mar 9, 2021
There are broad continuities in the themes that have shaped Iran’s politics and society over the last century. The influence of Iran’s middle classes, who have at times aligned themselves with or steadfastly opposed those in power, has waxed and waned.
IranSource by Borzou Daragahi
Tue, Mar 9, 2021
At the dawn of their new century, Iranians still aspire for an accountable and effective government, social inclusion and economic security, and a productive and respectful collaboration with foreign powers.
IranSource by Nadereh Chamlou
Mon, Mar 8, 2021
Reza Shah, a middle-ranking officer in Iran’s Cossack Brigade, seized power in 1921 and, for the next twenty years, dominated and transformed Iran as commander of the army, prime minister, and finally king.