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IranSource by Amir Rashidi and Mani Mostofi

Nov 3, 2021

Throwing gas on the fire of Iranian internet suppression

IranSource by Amir Rashidi and Mani Mostofi

The October 26 cyberattack against gas stations across Iran is already being used as an excuse to push forward the repeatedly stalled Cyberspace Users Rights Protection and Regulation of Key Online Services which conservative politicians have been railroading through parliament since July.

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IranSource by Andrew L. Peek

Nov 2, 2021

Democrats can sanction Iran’s oil without tanking negotiations—and they should

IranSource by Andrew L. Peek

The Joe Biden administration can negotiate and sanction at the same time, and it should take advantage of the flexibility of US sanctions policy to drive down Iran’s oil exports, which have crept up over the past year.

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In the News by Atlantic Council

Oct 29, 2021

Charai in the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune: Biden must stand with the repressed people of Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Read Charai's latest in the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune on how President Biden's ongoing negotiations with the Iranian regime must consider the plight of the Iranian people.

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MENASource by Li-Chen Sim and Nicole Grajewski

Oct 29, 2021

What does Russia get out of Iran’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization?

MENASource by Li-Chen Sim and Nicole Grajewski

Russia and Iran’s acrimonious relationship with the United States has brought the countries closer together.

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In the News by Atlantic Council

Oct 28, 2021

Nasr quoted in Verve Times: Iran Wanted U.S. Out Of Afghanistan. It May Be Sorry The Wish Came True.

In the News by Atlantic Council

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In the News

Oct 28, 2021

Nasr quoted in The New York Times: Iran Wanted U.S. Out of Afghanistan. It May Be Sorry the Wish Came True.

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MENASource by Ilan Zalayat

Oct 28, 2021

Iran’s drones are a buzzing menace for Saudi Arabia

MENASource by Ilan Zalayat

The small but sophisticated Iranian-made armed drones have undercut the security balance in the Gulf region and the Arabian Peninsula over the past few years, ushering in a novel asymmetrical menace.

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IranSource by Holly Dagres

Oct 27, 2021

Iranians give ‘Squid Game’ the green light

IranSource by Holly Dagres

With "Squid Game" becoming a global phenomenon, it’s no surprise that it’s also gaining popularity in Iran. But the Iranian fascination with the show comes at a time when Iran and South Korea are having their own drama.

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EconoGraphics by Julia Friedlander, Michael Albanese and Castellum.AI

Oct 22, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Halloween Edition

EconoGraphics by Julia Friedlander, Michael Albanese and Castellum.AI

The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

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IranSource by Saumaun Heiat

Oct 22, 2021

The Hazara community in Afghanistan is stuck in the middle between Iran and the Taliban

IranSource by Saumaun Heiat

With the Taliban having come to their second iteration of power and the announcement of a newly-formed government in Afghanistan in recent weeks, several stakeholders will see a shift in their relationships, namely Iran and Afghanistan’s ethnic Hazara minority

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