... was the conservatives who instigated the demonstrations in Mashhad in December 2017 that proved to be the spark for the winter protests. The initiative quickly escalated out of control and turned into the largest unrest the country had seen in years, leading ... ... the actual exchange rate (around 90,000 rials to the dollar) leads to corruption and abuse. Yulia Sveshnikova: Ousting the JCPOA Hassan Rouhani has responded to the accusations made against him by announcing that his administration has no plans to resign....
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... of the on-going fight between reformists and radical conservatives. It was only in the context of the “Iranian mutiny” that Western media and the leaders of the U.S., Israel, and Saudi Arabia backed the protesters. Trump's decision to attack the JCPOA has no links to the Iranian protests, either. The U.S. president's attitude towards the Iranian nuclear deal and to Iran in general has been well known ever since the 2016 presidential campaign, when he criticized everything even remotely related to Iran. After his inauguration,...
Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal 36 (35%) Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions 27 (26%) While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution 22 (21%) Armed conflict still cannot be avoided 12 (12%) Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region 4 (4%) Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea 2 (2%)