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Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Don’t expect regime change in Iran

There are half a dozen reasons why the Islamic Republic has been so resilient in the face of extraordinary internal and external pressures.

IranSource by Jack A. Goldstone

Iran

Tue, Oct 8, 2019

Hello, world? Tehran has a few things to say

The Islamic Republic does not see the Aramco attacks as costing them a new Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or the easing of US sanctions because they did not see either of those as a viable possibility.

IranSource by Neda Bolourchi

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Making sense of HOPE: Can Iran’s Hormuz Peace Endeavor succeed?

Since President Hassan Rouhani’s election in 2013, Iran has proposed the establishment of a regional dialogue forum at various international conferences, through articles in numerous platforms, and within official statements.

IranSource by Mehran Haghirian and Luciano Zaccara

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Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Don’t expect regime change in Iran

There are half a dozen reasons why the Islamic Republic has been so resilient in the face of extraordinary internal and external pressures.

IranSource by Jack A. Goldstone

Iran

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Making sense of HOPE: Can Iran’s Hormuz Peace Endeavor succeed?

Since President Hassan Rouhani’s election in 2013, Iran has proposed the establishment of a regional dialogue forum at various international conferences, through articles in numerous platforms, and within official statements.

IranSource by Mehran Haghirian and Luciano Zaccara

Conflict Iran

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Despite sanctions, China is still doing (some) business with Iran

Since the US pull out from the JCPOA in May 2018, China has continuously declared its intention to uphold the deal and protested Washington’s unilateral actions.

IranSource by Dan Katz

China Iran

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Slavin joins France 24 to discuss Trump, UNGA, and sanctions on Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions International Organizations

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader leaves diplomatic door open

For Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to now publicly support new talks with the US provided it returns to the JCPOA is striking.

IranSource by Sina Toossi

Iran Middle East

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Dagres joins The Monocle to discuss Rouhani’s UNGA speech

In the News by Atlantic Council

International Organizations Iran

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Slavin quoted in The Independent on Trump’s possible impeachment and Iran

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Iran Middle East

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Sanctions supersede overtures between US and Iran at the UN

United Nations General Assembly summits can be an opportunity for ice-breaking encounters between long and bitter adversaries. For the US and Iran this year, however, it was another missed opportunity.

IranSource by Barbara Slavin

Iran Maritime Security

Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Key Sanctions Risks and Trends

On September 19th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program’s Economic Sanctions Initiative hosted an event alongside Kharon to discuss key sanctions risks and trends. Ambassador Daniel Fried, the Weiser Family distinguished fellow at the Atlantic Council, offered brief opening remarks to introduce the event’s topic and presenters.

Event Recap by Global Business & Economics Program

China Economic Sanctions

Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Trump defends his foreign policy to the world at UNGA

Trump justified his vision for the United States' role in the world to the UNGA crowd. Here what Atlantic Council experts think it means.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Iran

Events

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Iranian Public Opinion Under US Sanctions

This panel discussion is on the new public opinion data gathered in Iran over the past six months. The panel will take a closer look at Iranian attitudes to a broad set of issues, including Iran’s regional influence, Iranian relations with the West, and the Iranian nuclear deal.

10:00am Washington DC