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Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Iranian New Year in the time of coronavirus

The high number of deaths in Iran compared to the number of those infected reflects poorly on the level of treatment.

IranSource by Tahereh Hadian-Jazy

Coronavirus Iran

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

New tensions between Iran and the IAEA threaten the JCPOA

Amid the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, concerns are being expressed by some experts that the disease could hamper the ability of the IAEA to monitor Iran’s nuclear program.

IranSource by Sina Azodi

Coronavirus Iran

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

The Islamic Republic is preparing for a second Trump term

The Iranian leadership is bracing itself for a second Trump victory in the US presidential elections, in which case his administration’s “maximum pressure” policy against the Islamic Republic will probably continue in one way or another for the foreseeable future.

IranSource by Maysam Behravesh

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Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Reconciling sanctions and humanitarian need during COVID-19

As the world economy shuts down to try to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, the humanitarian collateral effects of sanctions become more pronounced and potentially deadly. But the argument that the United States should unilaterally roll back sanctions draws a false dichotomy; sanctions do not have to be suspended or rolled back for the United States to better address humanitarian concerns.

New Atlanticist by Brian O’Toole

Cuba Economic Sanctions

Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Iranian New Year in the time of coronavirus

The high number of deaths in Iran compared to the number of those infected reflects poorly on the level of treatment.

IranSource by Tahereh Hadian-Jazy

Coronavirus Iran

Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Gulf partners could give Iran and the US a way out of their collision course

With interests on both sides of the conflict and much to lose if it worsens, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is the one organization that could be a hero here, kickstarting a chain reaction that arrives at de-escalation without any party losing face.

New Atlanticist by Kirsten Fontenrose

Conflict Iran

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

US strategy in Iraq and the coronavirus plot twist

Tehran is betting that the world is too consumed with managing a pandemic to hold them accountable—and that the US administration is unwilling to stay the course in Iraq because it is too gun shy in an election year and too financially strapped by the coming burden of US unemployment. The implications of a global pandemic make that a risky bet.

New Atlanticist by Kirsten Fontenrose

Conflict Coronavirus

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

New tensions between Iran and the IAEA threaten the JCPOA

Amid the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, concerns are being expressed by some experts that the disease could hamper the ability of the IAEA to monitor Iran’s nuclear program.

IranSource by Sina Azodi

Coronavirus Iran

Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Aman in Responsible Statecraft: Without international aid, the coronavirus crisis in Iran will spread throughout South Asia

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Slavin quoted in Middle East Eye on how sanctions hinder Iran’s ability to address coronavirus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Economic Sanctions

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Sina Azodi joins the Middle East Programs as Nonresident Fellow

WASHINGTON, DC – March 24, 2020 – The Atlantic Council is pleased to welcome Sina Azodi as a nonresident fellow with the Middle East Programs at the Atlantic Council where he will focus on a range of issues including Iran’s foreign policy, Iran’s nuclear program, nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear weapons, and regional security issues.Mr. Azodi is a PhD candidate […]

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Iran Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

The Islamic Republic is preparing for a second Trump term

The Iranian leadership is bracing itself for a second Trump victory in the US presidential elections, in which case his administration’s “maximum pressure” policy against the Islamic Republic will probably continue in one way or another for the foreseeable future.

IranSource by Maysam Behravesh

Iran Middle East

Mon, Mar 23, 2020

A loan for Iran and a tragedy of a different kind

It is time for Iranian authorities to dismantle the barriers they have created to interact with the global business community.

IranSource by Ali Dadpay

Coronavirus Iran