Tag Archives: Iran

Iran’s Opioid Struggle

The Islamic Republic faces unique pressures but also pioneered responses.

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China’s Nuclear Opportunities in Iran

How the nuclear program controversy and deal opened West Asia to Beijing.

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Iran: An Important Player for South Asia

Building a relationship with Iran is valuable for India. Will Pakistan try too?

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U.S.-Iran: “Breakthrough” or Waning U.S. Power?

Obama opened lines of communications to Iran, but political pressures in Washington prevent a more substantive shift in relations.

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A Love Letter to 339 Lafayette: NYC Then and Now

Memories of student activism in a changing New York neighborhood.

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Can Iran and Saudi Arabia Co-Exist?

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif has a vision.

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The Silent Emergence of the Obama Doctrine

A President who ended the curious U.S. practice of turning natural allies into mortal enemies.

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Iran’s High Volume of Executions

Iran is likely the world’s second-most prolific user of the death penalty.

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Draining the Deserts

From small island nations to the Middle East’s major powers, water stress is a severe challenge for many countries.

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Win-Win Entrepreneurship in Iran

An Iranian farmer has devised a way to both help nomads move their herds, and protect his farmland.

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