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Fri, Jan 17, 2020

To help the Iranian people, reverse tech sanctions ASAP

US sanctions were a gift to the Iranian government. As a result of the sanctions, the Iranian government was able to build its national intranet despite massive public disapproval.

IranSource by Azin Mohajerin

Iran Technology & Innovation

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Dispatch from Tehran: Iranians protest after dishonest response to downed passenger plane

Angry Iranians continue to demand accountability after authorities admitted to mistakenly downing a passenger airplane in Tehran.

IranSource by Anonymous

Iran Middle East

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

US-Iran relations: A cloudy 2020 forecast

In the age of Twitter diplomacy, a breakthrough from the vicious cycle of US-Iran hostility would require statesmen in both capitals with the vision to break the stalemate and the courage to resist attacks.

IranSource by Sina Azodi

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Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Khamenei’s rare sermon shows Tehran’s continued defiance

Khameinei's January 17 speech shows that "those placing hopes in recent protests in Iran to shake—or even overturn—the system underestimate its power and ruthlessness," Barbara Slavin explains.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Conflict Iran

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

To help the Iranian people, reverse tech sanctions ASAP

US sanctions were a gift to the Iranian government. As a result of the sanctions, the Iranian government was able to build its national intranet despite massive public disapproval.

IranSource by Azin Mohajerin

Iran Technology & Innovation

Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Slavin joins CBS to discuss consequences of the death of Soleimani

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Wechsler quoted in VOA on Iran protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Iran

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Congressional Hearing – “U.S.-Iran Tensions: Implications for Homeland Security”

The Committee meeting examined the homeland security implications of the recent escalation in US-Iran tensions in the wake of the killing of Qasem Soleimani. Witnesses were given time to present opening statements to address possible retaliation followed by questions posed by committee members. Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick presented four ways in which Iran threatens the homeland: terrorism, cyber-attacks, disinformation, and influence operations. Warrick underscored the imminent threat posed by Iranian cyber-attacks, “Mr. Chairman, the possibility of a terrorist attack by Iran here in the homeland is that, a possibility, but cyber-attacks are a certainty.”

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Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Dispatch from Tehran: Iranians protest after dishonest response to downed passenger plane

Angry Iranians continue to demand accountability after authorities admitted to mistakenly downing a passenger airplane in Tehran.

IranSource by Anonymous

Iran Middle East

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Slavin joins VOA to discuss the turmoil in Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iran Middle East

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Dagres joins ABC to discuss Iranian protests and Ukrainian wreckage

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iran Middle East

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Iranians are protesting again: What does it mean?

So far, Iranian security personnel have remained loyal to the regime—again, unlike 1979 when the military and police defected in droves. As long as the repressive apparatus of the government is intact, it is likely that the latest protests will eventually fade as past ones have done, only to be followed by others.

New Atlanticist by Barbara Slavin

Civil Society Corruption

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Slavin quoted in USA Today on downing of Ukrainian passenger plane

In the News by Atlantic Council

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