Tag Archives: Iran nuclear deal

Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Still Matters to Europe

January 16 marked the JCPOA's third birthday - will it have another one?

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The Game-Changers

With Russia and China supporting a possible Turkish, Iranian and Pakistani bloc the danger is that potentially a "Baghdad Pact" in reverse can happen. The three countries have the largest non-Arab Armed forces battle-hardened and intact, does it make sense to push nuclear Pakistan into such an alignment? 

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Donald Trump Backs Out of Iran Nuclear Deal: Now What?

If the deal breaks down in full, tensions across the Middle East could escalate to a dangerous level, as players on all sides rush to recalibrate their positions.

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What’s Really at Stake With the Iran Nuclear Deal

If the Iran nuclear deal eventually leads to a withdrawal of sanctions, the results will be increased Iranian supplies, forcing prices lower by some $10 per barrel. That could go a long way in changing the political structure of the Middle East, reducing West's dependency on its traditional allies in the region. Washington wants Iran positioned as a competitor to Russia for EU and Asian energy markets, and as a bulwark against Russian and Chinese expansion.

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Iran Nuclear Deal: Beginning of Peace Marathon?

International diplomacy has witnessed yet another astonishing event – this time around with the seven-nation accord on Iranian nuclear ambitions announced on July 14.

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