Iran

Op-Ed

Take a Chance on Iran

Author: Fred Kaplan
Slate

Fred Kaplan advocates a meeting between President Obama and Iran's president Rouhani over the course of this week's meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Interview

A New UN Message From Iran?

Gary G. Sick interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

New Iranian leadership and the UN effort to remove Syrian chemical weapons offer a rare chance for collaboration between Washington and Tehran—and advance nuclear talks, says expert Gary Sick.

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Article

Missing Mahmoud

Author: Reza Aslan
Foreign Policy

With Ayatollah Khamenei set to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with a "fawning admirer" of his choosing, Ahmadinejad may be missed for his ability to challenge the Islamic Republic's ruling religious hierarchy.

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Interview

How to Read Iran's Elections

Ray Takeyh interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

A conservative candidate seems likely to win Iran's presidential election this week, but the reform movement may yet be energized by the remaining moderate contender, says CFR's Ray Takeyh.

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