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October 28, 2022

Iran
An Inside Look at Iran

Panelists discuss recent developments in Iran, including the ongoing protests and the government’s response, the future of the current regime, the country’s nuclear program, and how these factors inf…

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November 17, 2022

Iran
Do Iran’s Women Protesters Have the Power to Topple the Regime?

Despite limits to their political and social power, Iranian women are leading protests that could jeopardize the regime.

November 8, 2022

Iran
Protests in Iran, With Suzanne Maloney

Suzanne Maloney, vice president and director of the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the causes and consequences of the recent protests …

Podcast A protester holds a portrait of Mahsa Amini during a demonstration in support of Amini, a young Iranian woman who died after being arrested in Tehran by the Islamic Republic's morality police, on Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on September 20, 2022

October 20, 2022

Middle East and North Africa
Iran’s Protesters Want Khamenei Gone. Who Is Iran’s Supreme Leader?

Many in Iran’s women-led protests are calling for the removal of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and an end to the Islamic Republic. Here’s what to know about Iran’s top political and religious authority.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei gestures and speaks in to a microphone while seated. The Iranian flag is seen behind him.

November 17, 2022

Climate Change
Iran’s Human Rights Abuses, COP27 Concludes, World Cup Kicks Off, and More

The UN Human Rights Council meets for a special session on the Iranian regime’s brutal crackdown on protesters; the COP27 conference draws to a close amid calls from developing countries to increase …

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November 4, 2022

United Nations
Women This Week: United Nations’ Spotlight on Ongoing Protests in Iran

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers October 29 to November 4.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas Greenfield speaks with actor and activist Nazanin Boniadi before a UN Security Council Arria-formula meeting focused on the ongoing protests in Iran, hosted by the United States and Albania, at the United Nations in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 2, 2022.

October 18, 2022

Middle East and North Africa
How Much Influence Does Iran Have in Iraq?

Iran has built considerable political clout in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime. Its wide sphere of influence could be expanding, raising domestic tensions and alarming U.S. policymaker…

October 14, 2022

Iran
Women This Week: Mass Protests Continue Across Iran

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers October 8 to October 14.

An Iranian woman living in Turkey with "Freedom" written on her forehead, takes part in a protest following the death of Mahsa Amini, near the Iranian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 4, 2022.

September 26, 2022

Middle East and North Africa
Waiting for Thermidor: America’s Foreign Policy Towards Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran may be on an accelerated schedule for revolutionary decay, at least if compared to the USSR.

A member of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps waves the Iranian flag

July 20, 2022

Iran Nuclear Agreement
What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal?

The United States’ withdrawal from the arms control agreement has heightened tensions and left the remaining signatories scrambling to keep the deal alive.

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