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Ramin Jahanbegloo

The writer is Noor-York Chair in Islamic Studies, York University, Toronto.

Iran Besieged
Thu, Aug 02, 2018

US has eschewed diplomatic solutions. Sanctions could cripple Tehran

The West Asia Stalemate
Wed, Jun 06, 2018

On the Iran nuclear deal, players lack the moves to deal with a vexed issue

Breaking a big deal
Thu, May 10, 2018

After Trump walkout from Iran pact, all actors in the Middle East are left with shrinking choices

The deal breaker
Thu, Apr 26, 2018

President Trump seems set to end Iran nuclear deal. In Middle East, this is a poor time for tougher solutions

Victory For The Hawks
Fri, Mar 16, 2018

Trump’s sacking of Rex Tillerson portends further turmoil in US-Iran relations

Revolution is not here
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

The democratic future of Iran is still not in the hands of those who suffer for it on the streets.

In Good Faith: America’s Gandhi
Mon, Dec 18, 2017

In a world where no politician can be called a moral leader, we need to shine the light on the life and times of Martin Luther King Jr.

Talking With Tehran
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Stability in West Asia calls for US to build pragmatic ties with Iran.

Burden Of The Past
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Sectarian rivalries in the Middle East colour responses to terror attacks in Iran

The reformist landslide
Tue, May 23, 2017

By re-electing Hassan Rouhani, Iranians have chosen not just a president, but the way forward

Dissent and Trumpisation
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

With the rise of populist politicians, the need for rebels in ideas and action in the Socratic tradition is greater than ever

The spectre of war
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Trump’s policies will renew chances of a violent confrontation with Iran. This could strengthen hardliners and undercut moderates like Rouhani.

Without Rafsanjani
Tue, Feb 07, 2017

His sobering influence will be missed at a time when hawks hold sway in Iran and the country faces a hostile US.

Renewing the India-Iran relationship
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

India and Iran have had long and close cultural links, and their ancient and modern histories have been intertwined

The Problem With Revenge
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

To prevent another Brussels, the world must change its perception of Muslims.

A test for Iran’s future
Mon, Feb 29, 2016

An outcome of parliamentary polls will be the next Supreme Leader’s identity.

The Year Of The Vienna Deal
Mon, Dec 28, 2015

Iran may transform from an insular security state to a regional power.

A Europe Without Empathy
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

West has undergone de-civilisation. It is on show in the unfolding refugee crisis

The deal in Iran
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

Nuclear agreement marks a new era in Iranian politics. But political troubles await the Middle East

Iran n-deal: So much to gain
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

Iran n-deal is a handsome reward of diplomacy, in contrast to military options