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Flynt Leverett

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Politics

Gaza's crisis, Israeli ambition, and US decline

The US should stop enabling Israel's unfettered freedom of military initiative.

Gaza's crisis, Israeli ambition, and US decline

Politics

Rouhani's inauguration and the West's strategic suicide

The West is miscalculating Rohani and fail to understand the system that governs Iranian politics and policy-making.

Rouhani's inauguration and the West's strategic suicide

Politics

Rouhani won the Iranian election. Get over it.

The former chief nuclear negotiator's skill at forging coalitions was key to his victory in Iran's presidential race.

Rouhani won the Iranian election. Get over it.

Iran

Consequences of western intransigence in nuclear diplomacy with Iran

As long as Washington refuses to recognise Iran's right to enrich, no substantial agreement will be possible.

Consequences of western intransigence in nuclear diplomacy with Iran

Politics

The Iranian nuclear issue and the future of international order

The continuing deadlock with Iran over its nuclear programme is due to a unipolar vision of world order.

The Iranian nuclear issue and the future of international order

Politics

Obama and America’s “Imperial Temptation” in the Middle East

President Obama is replicating the self-damaging policies of his predecessors in a region vital to US interests.

Obama and America’s “Imperial Temptation” in the Middle East

Politics

Obama's choice: Real diplomacy (or war) with Iran

Obama must treat Iranian interests seriously if there is to be a diplomatic solution to Iran's uranium enrichment.

Obama's choice: Real diplomacy (or war) with Iran

Iran

The coming collapse of Iran sanctions

Imposing secondary sanctions on non-US entities transacting with Iran could backfire on Washington if implemented.

The coming collapse of Iran sanctions

Politics

Obama's second inaugural and America's foreign policy challenges

If Obama's second inaugural address goes the same path as the first, expect nothing new from our foreign policy.

Obama's second inaugural and America's foreign policy challenges