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Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Iran protests: Something has to give

At midnight on November 15, the Iranian government announced it was hiking petrol prices by at least 50 percent. Although the government justified the measure—itself part of badly-needed structural reforms—as a means of generating cash handouts for 60 million of the country’s poorest citizens (or 75 percent of the population), it triggered large-scale protests across […]

IranSource by Kevjn Lim

Iran Middle East

Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Iran protests: A quest for reform turns into widespread discontent

Popular protests are flaring up in the Middle East. From Lebanon to Iraq and now Iran, they show the weakening of the social contract between the population and their government. In the Islamic Republic, the post-revolutionary social contract was born on a populist promises of justice, but decades of endemic political and economic inefficiencies wiped […]

IranSource by Giorgia Perletta

Iran Middle East

Wed, Nov 13, 2019

Iran and Europe play nuclear chicken

Neither Europe nor Iran wants to see the destruction of the JCPOA, which represented for each the culmination of twelve years of hard diplomatic work, initially without US participation.

IranSource by Barbara Slavin

Iran Middle East

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Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Slavin interviewed on The Heat regarding the Iran protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Human Rights

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Slavin quoted in TRUTHOUT on the impact of economic sanctions on Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Economic Sanctions

Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Slavin joins CGTN to discuss the Iran protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Iran

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Dagres joins Channel 4 on the shutdown of internet in Iran due to protests

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Corruption Economy & Business

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Dagres quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald on the rise in fuel prices in Iran

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Corruption Financial Regulation

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Leaked Iranian intelligence about Iraq only tells part of the story

The recent story in the New York Times on leaked Iranian intelligence reports about Iranian influence operations in Iraq elicits a couple of possible reactions. If one works for the United States government, particularly in any department or bureau that deals with Iraq, one would be reasonable to feel some gratitude not only that the […]

MENASource by C. Anthony Pfaff

Intelligence Iran

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Iran protests: Something has to give

At midnight on November 15, the Iranian government announced it was hiking petrol prices by at least 50 percent. Although the government justified the measure—itself part of badly-needed structural reforms—as a means of generating cash handouts for 60 million of the country’s poorest citizens (or 75 percent of the population), it triggered large-scale protests across […]

IranSource by Kevjn Lim

Iran Middle East

Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Iran protests: A quest for reform turns into widespread discontent

Popular protests are flaring up in the Middle East. From Lebanon to Iraq and now Iran, they show the weakening of the social contract between the population and their government. In the Islamic Republic, the post-revolutionary social contract was born on a populist promises of justice, but decades of endemic political and economic inefficiencies wiped […]

IranSource by Giorgia Perletta

Iran Middle East

Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Dagres quoted in L’Orient Le Jour to discuss the stakes of the Iranian protest

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Corruption Economy & Business

Sat, Nov 16, 2019

Slavin joins BBC World News to discuss Iran protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

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