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‘I am hopeful’ – an Iranian view of the nuclear deal

Chiara Pellegrino | 10 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: geopolitics, Iran, nuclear proliferation
An academic sees scope for greater political freedom in his country.

How President Obama can (really) achieve world peace

Izzy Kalman | 03 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Iran, Islamic extremism, President Obama
There's a meme that's more dangerous than a nuke.

The Middle Eastern balance of power matures

George Friedman | 01 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: balance of power, Iran, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
The US is taking a back seat and allowing regional powers to slug it out.

Iran’s push for more children

Marcus Roberts | 31 March 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fertility rate, Iran

Will demography put an end to Islamic radicalism?

Shannon Roberts | 04 November 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: aging population, culture, demography, Iran, politics

When Iran hanged a woman for killing her rapist, it showed how senseless all capital punishment is

Carolyn Moynihan | 28 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: capital punishment, Iran, rape
Whatever really happened, Reyhaneh deserved to live.

Iran’s 14 point plan for population growth

Shannon Roberts | 23 May 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family, fertility rate, Iran

Iran leads Muslim countries in fertility decline

Shannon Roberts | 20 April 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fertitily, Iran

Iran’s demographic collapse

Marcus Roberts | 11 February 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, declining fertility, Iran, Israel

Letter from the tormented land of the Kurds

Reva Bhalla | 11 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign policy, Iran, Iraq, Kurdistan, Turkey
With help from Turkey, the fractious Kurds are asserting their independence.

Israel’s new strategic position

George Friedman | 04 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Iran, Israel, nuclear proliferation
Israel's only existential threat is a nuclear Iran -- but Iran's prospects for developing a nuclear weapon are still remote.

Israelis, Saudis and the Iranian Agreement

George Friedman | 27 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: balance of power, foreign policy, Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia
The US is not abandoning its allies, but it wants them to be more self-reliant in a time of diminishing resources.

Asian fertility video

Marcus Roberts | 21 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Asia, China, fertility rate, Germany, Iran, Russia, sex ratio

Ideology and necessity

George Friedman | 13 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: balance of power, foreign policy, Iran
They may detest each other, but Iran and the United States will eventually strike a deal.

Are America’s interests aligning with Iran’s?

George Friedman | 04 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign policy, Iran, Stratfor
Iran is weak; the US wants to avoid going to war. Is a deal possible?

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