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Fri, Jun 18, 2021

Responding to acute challenges in the Horn of Africa, with Finnish FM Pekka Haavisto

On Friday, June 18, the Africa Center hosted a private conversation on the situation in the Horn of Africa in advance of the June 21 Ethiopian general elections. The conversation featured Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs H.E. Pekka Haavisto, who visited the region earlier this year under the mandate of European Union High Representative Josep Borrell.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Conflict

Fri, Jun 18, 2021

FAST THINKING: A political ‘wake-up call’ for Latin America

Where will Pedro Castillo take Peru? What does his victory mean for the Latin American left and global investors? Our experts break down how the barefoot candidate will govern.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Elections

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Dagres in The Guardian: “Iran’s next president will ride a wave of voter apathy into power”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections Iran

Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Slavin in ISPI: “Us-Iran Ties Far Off Even if the JCPOA Is Restored”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections Iran

Tue, Jun 15, 2021

The JCPOA but not much else: Modest expectations for US-Iran relations post Rouhani

For the US and Iran, an Ebrahim Raisi presidency could portend not much beyond a return to a 2015 nuclear agreement that traded limited sanctions relief for time-bound curbs on Iran’s nuclear activities.

IranElections2021 by Barbara Slavin

Elections Iran

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Qaddour joins The Good, The Rights and The Ugly to discuss how Middle East elections will impact the region

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Elections Middle East

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Hemmati: The dark horse of the Iranian presidential election?

One wonders if the former Central Bank of Iran governor Abdolnaser Hemmati, a moderate, stands a chance. His performance in the debates and his wife’s appearance in an interview have certainly garnered attention.

IranElections2021 by Ali Dadpay

Elections Iran

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Saeed Jalili: The former nuclear negotiator that rubs diplomats the wrong way

Saeed Jalili can be seen as a back-up candidate, who is gradually depicting himself to be a serious challenge.

IranElections2021 by Saeid Jafari

Elections Iran

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Parliamentary elections won’t rescue Algeria from its legitimacy problem

Arriving on the heels of two years of overt popular contestation, Algeria’s June 12 parliamentary elections will not suffice to resolve the country’s deep political impasse.

MENASource by Andrew Farrand

Elections Middle East

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

With a Raisi presidency, would the Iran nuclear deal remain on the table?

Although Ebrahim Raisi's positions are indeed more hardline than President Hassan Rouhani's, he does not, in principle, oppose a return to the JCPOA.

IranElections2021 by Raz Zimmt

Elections Iran

Events

Mon, Jun 21, 2021

What Iran’s election results portend

Online Event Following the June 18 presidential elections in Iran, a panel of experts discuss the political landscape and the ballot’s regional and international implications.

12:00pm ONLINE EVENT Elections Iran Middle East Politics & Diplomacy