Sajad Jiyad - 11 May 2020
Iraq needs to reset its relations with both Tehran and Washington in a way that protects Iraqi sovereignty and allows the central government to reassert control over the security apparatus.
Ellie Geranmayeh - 29 April 2020
France, Germany, and the United Kingdom will have to decide whether to support the US cause to extend the UN embargo or oppose it. But neither option is ideal.
Esfandyar Batmanghelidj, Ellie Geranmayeh - 06 April 2020
European governments and the EU should press the US to strengthen the humanitarian exemptions in its Iran sanctions.
Cinzia Bianco & René Wildangel & Tarek Megerisi & Julien Barnes-Dacey & Anthony Dworkin & Ellie Geranmayeh & Hugh Lovatt - 19 March 2020
Sajad Jiyad & Ellie Geranmayeh - 18 March 2020
European governments must seek to dissuade the US from using Iraq as a new battlefield in its struggle with Iran.
Ellie Geranmayeh - 11 February 2020
Some elected officials in Tehran are concerned that the security forces are gaining too much control over the political decision-making process. But reformists have been stymied by missteps of their own, as well as by US policy.
René Wildangel - 22 January 2020
Germany will need to do some serious soul-searching if it is to effectively de-escalate the Iran crisis and revive the damaged nuclear agreement.
Ellie Geranmayeh - 15 January 2020
The dispute resolution mechanism presents the E3 with risks but it could also buy them time to keep the nuclear deal on life support until the US presidential election in November.
Cinzia Bianco - 14 January 2020
The fractious context of the Gulf means Oman’s new ruler could soon find himself seeking to emulate his predecessor and championing regional diplomatic dialogue
- 08 January 2020
Prominent Europeans call for increased European de-escalation efforts in the Middle East.
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