Will Iran Move towards Détente with Saudi Arabia?
While Hassan Rouhani's strong language against Donald Trump attracted attention of the international media, in his speech for the Iranian diplomats, the president also offered a reconciliation with regional states including Saudi Arabia. Is this a sign of Tehran's shift in Middle East policy?Read More
A Contemplation on Trump's meeting with Putin
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Iran's Expediency Council Votes in Favor of Non-Muslim City Council Member, Ending His 9-Month Suspension
In historic vote, Council of Expediency Discernment votes for Zoroastrian Sepenta Niknam to return to the City Council of Yazd.Read More
Afghan-owned peace process only solution to war in Afghanistan
America’s top military commander in Afghanistan, John Nicholson, sent regional observers into a tizzy with his comments on Monday that the United States was ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban. He later retracted his statement, apparently under pressure, saying his words were “mischaracterized.”Read More