Iran

Analysis Brief

The Tehran Test

Author: CFR.org Staff

The Iranian government's response to public uproar over the presidential polls is raising questions about its†power base and stability.†Experts say†the turmoil poses tricky questions for U.S. policymakers hoping to engage Iran's government.

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Analysis Brief

The Iranian Veto on Mideast Peace

Author: Greg Bruno

Preventing future violence between Israel and the Palestinians will require a regional strategy, active U.S. diplomacy, and increased cooperation from Arab governments. But Iran, too, must ultimately be part of any solution.

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Analysis Brief

Talking to Tehran

Author: Greg Bruno

President-elect Barack Obama's pledge to intensify diplomacy with Iran could change the nature of efforts to prevent Tehran from going nuclear, but talks alone will not guarantee a peaceful resolution.

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Analysis Brief

Iranís Power Brokers

Author: Greg Bruno

As the Bush administration presses for greater economic pressure to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions, Tehran is turning east for economic survival.

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Analysis Brief

Iran Looms over Bush Trip

Author: Greg Bruno

Iran looms large behind President Bush’s visit to the Mideast, and some Israelis fear Washington’s new views of Tehran’s nuclear activities reflect diverging U.S. and Israeli interests in the region.

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