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Aug 3, 2022

Amongst Iran’s super-rich are tax evaders too. And the government isn’t doing much about it.

By Mohammad Salami

Given Iran’s economic crisis, there is widespread public resentment of the ability of the super-rich to avoid paying taxes.

Economy & Business Iran

Event Recap

Aug 2, 2022

Iran and Iraq: The struggle for tenable relations

By Alexandra Kaiss and Mariah Smith

On July 25, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative and Future of Iran Initiative hosted a virtual event titled “Iran and Iraq: The struggle for tenable relations.”

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

In the News

Aug 2, 2022

Azodi quoted in Middle East Eye about the state of Iranian sanctions

By Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Iran

In the News

Jul 28, 2022

Slavin quoted in Illinois Newsroom on the effects of maximum pressure sanctions on Iran

By Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Iran

IranSource

Jul 26, 2022

One Iranian perpetrator gets a life sentence. Another is potentially set free.

By Celeste Kmiotek

July was bittersweet for human rights lawyers and activists, particularly those working on Iran. On July 14, the Stockholm District Court announced that former Iranian official Hamid Nouri was found guilty of war crimes and mass murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

Human Rights Iran

In the News

Jul 25, 2022

Katz in The Hill: Iran and the bomb – It’s time to face reality

By Atlantic Council

Iran Nuclear Deterrence

IranSource

Jul 25, 2022

The Internet has no place in Khamenei’s vision for Iran’s future

By Sayeh Isfahani

Almost three decades after Iran connected to the Internet, Khamenei is rushing to impose the digital iron veil he has always dreamed of.

Iran Middle East

In the News

Jul 23, 2022

Slavin quoted in BNR on the likelihood of a Russia-Iran strategic alliance

By Atlantic Council

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Jul 22, 2022

Katz in Barrons: Iran can’t afford for Russia to lose in Ukraine

By Atlantic Council

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

IranSource

Jul 22, 2022

Putin got what he wanted at the Tehran summit. But did Iran?

By Nadereh Chamlou, Mark N. Katz

Whatever the reason, Putin had cause to be pleased with his meetings with Iranian leaders in Tehran. But it is not clear that the Iranian leadership was equally as pleased.

Iran Middle East

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