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  • Saudi-Iran Conflict Is Not America’s Fault February 12, 2016TF-Marashi-Faulty-FINAL-PICGlobal powers agree: diplomacy with Iran is essential, and it has proven successful. Saudi Arabia, however, begs to differ. It leads a group of countries that can be counted on one hand who refuse to budge from their zero sum position. As Kurt Vonnegut would say: So it goes. We ...
  • NIAC Seeking Development Director or Associate February 11, 2016NIAC hiringThe National Iranian American Council is seeking a fundraising professional for immediate hire.
  • Iranian-American Groups Urge Release of Siamak Namazi February 8, 2016IA OrgsA coalition of Iranian-American organizations jointly sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry today urging for a redoubling of efforts to secure the release of Iranian American Siamak Namazi from detention in Iran. Namazi was detained while visiting Iran in October of last year and is being held ...
  • Iranians Support Nuclear Deal, but Enthusiasms Tempered Ahead of Election February 5, 2016article-2341635-1A51B2C6000005DC-569_634x414With only three weeks remaining before Majlis and Assembly of Experts elections, a poll conducted by the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland provides insights into the views and attitudes of the Iranian public. Speaking at the Wilson Center this week, research scholar Ebrahim Mohseni ...
  • Can Iran Get Out of Its Own Way? February 1, 2016Rouhani_0Iran wasted no time seizing its newfound diplomatic maneuverability. Two weeks after its nuclear deal with global powers was implemented, President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Italy and France with a clear message to the world: Iran is open for business. De-escalating tensions with the West facilitated $55 billion worth of ...


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