• Panel Discussions
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    A Renewed Iran Nuclear Deal: Prospects, Challenges, and Global and Regional Implications

    Sep 8, 2022

    Iran experts discuss the most recent rounds of negotiations, as well as prospects for restoring the JCPOA, challenges to reaching an agreement, concerns regard…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranReligion and Politics

    Assault on Salman Rushdie Generates Diplomatic and Political Tremors

    Sep 2, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    It will probably never be known whether the 24-year-old Lebanese American man who repeatedly stabbed world-renowned author Salman Rushdie on August 12 acted wi…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    US Diplomacy with Iran Is Needed to Achieve Security in the Middle East

    Jul 28, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Now that President Joe Biden has completed his trip to the Middle East, his administration will likely make one last bid to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, …

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    IranEnergy and Economics

    Iran’s Ties with China: Synergising Geoconomic Strategies

    Jul 7, 2022Deepika Saraswat

    Iran has approached China’s rise and the ongoing systemic shift in the global political economy from Euro-Atlantic towards Asia with optimism. While it celebra…

  • Expert Interview
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Will the Qatar Talks Produce a Nuclear Deal with Iran?

    Jun 28, 2022

    Barbara Slavin and Imad K. Harb discuss the upcoming talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal which are set to resume this week in Doha. Slavin is the dire…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfUS Foreign Policy

    The Biden Administration Is Struggling to Develop a Middle East Strategy

    Jun 10, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Despite the declining capacity of the United States to shape the Middle East’s strategic architecture, it is unlikely that effective regional solutions to secu…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranMedia and Technology

    Information Controls in Iranian Cyberspace: A Soft War Strategy

    May 23, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    While the Islamic Republic of Iran undoubtedly uses cyberspace for censorship and surveillance of its citizens, including cyber warfare to damage information s…

  • Expert Interview
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    The Prospects of the Nuclear Deal with Iran

    May 16, 2022

    Mehran Kamrava and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss the Vienna nuclear talks and the prospects for a return to the JCPOA. Kamrava is Professor of Government at George…

  • From our Affiliates
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    The Vienna Negotiations and the Elusive Return of the Iranian Nuclear Deal

    May 1, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Despite the passage of more than a year since the launch of the Vienna negotiations to revive the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly kno…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Hezbollah Mirrors a Weak State and a Turbulent Region

    Apr 13, 2022Nabeel A. Khoury

    In the eyes of an observant analyst, “While it is customary to characterize Hezbollah as a ‘state within a state,’ it is more accurate now to define it as a ‘s…

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    Palestine/Israel

    The Negev Meeting: Did Israel Fail to Meet its Objectives?

    Apr 4, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    The foreign ministers of Israel, the US, Egypt, Morocco, the UAE and Bahrain held a meeting at Sde Boker Kibbutz in the Negev on 27-28 March 2021. The Minister…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Israel-Iran Shadow War in Syria intensifies Amid International Developments

    The ongoing military conflict between Israel and Iran (along with Iran-backed Shia forces like Hezbollah) in Syria show no signs of easing despite the Russia-U…