Tagged: Iran’s nuclear programme

A new approach to American diplomacy?

In a world where its hegemony is being significantly challenged, the Iran deal may be a reflection of America’s new foreign policy doctrine. Has its resounding defeat in stabilizing the Middle East prompted an...

Iran needs moderation in domestic and foreign policies

Hassan Rouhani, the former nuclear negotiator, was sworn in as Iran’s President on August 4th. He has succeeded Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad, who has left Iran’s economy in dire condition. Mr Rouhani won a presidential election,...

Hassan Rouhani wins a presidential election in Iran

Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist backed by the Iranian opposition, won a presidential election in the first round, with over 18.6 million votes out of more than 36 million. Mr Rouhani’s landslide victory against conservative...

President Obama imposes new sanctions on Iran

President Barack Obama has issued an executive order that impose sanctions on the Iranian rial for the first time. Sanctions are designed to increase pressure on Tehran to abandon its nuclear programme. The announcement of...