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Iran-US Partnership in Afghanistan?

Iran-US Partnership in Afghanistan?

Iran is in the news, this of course is no surprise, but what is worth noting is that it involves US-Iranian cooperation in Afghanistan. After the fall the Taliban, which involved US-Iran partnering up in small, but significant ways, there has not been a healthy or productive relationship between the states regarding the stability and […]

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Iran Follow-up – Iran might be rising, but what about its president?

Iran Follow-up – Iran might be rising, but what about its president?

My colleague David Kampf in his posting today, draws our attention to the current Economic Cooperation Organization summit in Tehran in which Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad predicts the collapse of capitalism.  Scary, right?  It is another firebrand speech from an energetic leader of a rising regional power with a productive nuclear program and a lot […]

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SCO and Iran

SCO and Iran

The SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) has grown in prominence during the past several years as a regional counterweight to NATO.  Comprised of China, Russia, and 4 of the “Stans” (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan), the SCO was formed in 1996 with the signing of the Treaty on Deepening Military Trust in Border Regions.  The organization […]

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