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Jan 26, 2022

Aban will not die: How truth remains a powerful weapon against the Islamic Republic

By Shadi Sadr

In November 2021, The Iran Atrocities (Aban) Tribunal in London investigated if Iranian government officials, police, and military forces had committed crimes against humanity during the November 2019 protests. In front of the eyes of the Iranian public, bit by bit, pieces of the truth were put together.

Human Rights Iran

IranSource

Jan 24, 2022

Iran’s new president just met with Vladimir Putin in Russia. What to make of it?

By Mark N. Katz

Despite the high-profile nature of this summit, little of substance seems to have been agreed upon.

Iran Middle East

IranSource

Jan 20, 2022

Under Ebrahim Raisi, Iran and Turkey may be entering a new phase of bilateral ties

By Hossein Aghaie Joobani

While Iran and Turkey may have too many geopolitical differences, both are expected to maintain their compartmentalization strategy so that divergences of interests at the regional level do not irreparably harm the core of bilateral relations.

Europe & Eurasia Iran

In the News

Jan 13, 2022

Dagres quoted in Washington Post on internet freedom in Iran

By Atlantic Council

Human Rights Internet

Report

Jan 13, 2022

Iranians on #SocialMedia

By Holly Dagres

This report by the Future of Iran Initiative and Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) explores the social media habits of Iranian netizens and how the Islamic Republic is repressing the online space.

Economic Sanctions Human Rights

IranSource

Jan 11, 2022

Who’s on Iran’s current nuclear negotiating team? Some have controversial pasts.

By Mehrzad Boroujerdi

As nuclear talks in Vienna continue their halting progress, a look at the backgrounds of the key members of the Iranian negotiating team may help explain why it has been so difficult to revive the 2015 JCPOA.

Iran Middle East

In the News

Jan 10, 2022

Azodi quoted in Defense News on Iran’s growing naval power

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Iran

In the News

Jan 6, 2022

Chamlou joins BBC to discuss the impacts of Iran’s weakening middle class

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Inclusive Growth

In the News

Jan 3, 2022

Dagres quoted in Bloomberg on Internet Freedom in Iran

By Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Internet

In the News

Dec 22, 2021

Dagres quoted in DawnMENA on the fate of the Iranian nuclear deal

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Energy & Environment

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