Articles on Ellie Geranmayeh

Europe won't bow to an anti-Iran-deal US Congress (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 01 September 2015

Europeans have learned to take statements by US members of Congress with a grain of salt, particularly on polarizing issues like Iran.

Explainer: The Iran nuclear deal (Explainer)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 17 July 2015

A summary on the main components of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreed on 14 July between Iran and the E3+3

Two presidents and the Ayatollah (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 14 April 2015

Ayatollah Khamenei and Presidents Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani are not worlds apart in their thinking.

Europe stepping up its game on Iran (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 17 March 2015

A decisive stage in the nuclear talks is approaching, as world powers aim to reach a political agreement with Iran this month.

Encouraging regional ownership of the fight against the Islamic State (Commentary)

Julien Barnes-Dacey & Ellie Geranmayeh & Daniel Levy - 12 January 2015

The West needs to push regional actors to assume their responsibilities in confronting the threat posed by IS.

After the Paris Massacre: Behind the violence (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 12 January 2015

What’s missing from the debate across Europe is any real analysis of the root causes driving outbursts of violence like we’ve seen in Paris.

Iran nuclear talks extension: Not ideal, but not defeat (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 25 November 2014

Although the timing of the extension exposes the diplomatic process to unwanted risks, there is still hope for resolving Iran's nuclear deal.

Prospects for the Iranian nuclear talks (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 13 November 2014

While the new potential role of Russia boosts​ the chances of a final nuclear deal with Iran, gaps over sanctions relief continue to place doubts over whether this month's deadline can be met.

Iran’s strategy against the Islamic State (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 02 October 2014

Iran’s strategy for combatting the Islamic State has entailed a broad political and firm security response channelled through the governments in Damascus and Baghdad and local Shia groups.

The Cameron-Rouhani meeting: what comes next? (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 26 September 2014

The historic meeting adds to the general mood of Western détente with Iran.