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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

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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

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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

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Sat, Nov 16, 2019

Dagres quoted in Washington Post to discuss the influence of the economy on current and past Iranian protests

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Fri, Nov 15, 2019

Cohen in Forbes: Investors Evaluating Aramco IPO As Iran Claims Discovery Of New Oil Field

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Thu, Nov 14, 2019

What’s Next on Sanctions? An Update on Legislative & Executive Branch Activity

On November 7th, 2019 the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program co-hosted a high-level roundtable conversation with Morrison & Foerster to discuss recent and future sanctions activity by the US legislative and executive branches.

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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

Mon, Nov 11, 2019

Slavin quoted in JNS on Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 JCPOA

In the News by Atlantic Council

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Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Shaffer in Middle East Institute: The fall of the other wall

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Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Why Iran wants the Lebanon and Iraq uprisings to fade

From Iran’s perspective, the possibility of either the Iraqi prime minister being ousted, or Hezbollah being pushed further up against the wall are extremely unsettling.

IranSource by Sina Azodi and Giorgio Cafiero

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Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Iran’s revolutionary bluster masks its role as oppressor in the Middle East

At their core, the problems in Iraq and Lebanon are the same as those in Iran, as they are in Egypt, Syria, Algeria and elsewhere in the Middle East: castes of entrenched, corrupt and incompetent rulers lord over young populations yearning for better lives.

IranSource by Borzou Daragahi

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Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Dagres joins The Monocle to discuss the Iran Nuclear Deal and Tehran’s withdrawals after sanctions

In the News by Atlantic Council

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Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Dagres featured on The Monocle explaining the background of Iranian sanctions

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