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Current History (2020) 119 (821): 338–342.
Published: 19 November 2020
...Kevan Harris The Trump administration’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran and its reimposition of US sanctions put the Iranian economy back into a stranglehold and discredited the reformists led by President Hassan Rouhani who had secured the deal. With the country already...
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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 343–348.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi Today it is hard to imagine the connection between the world that revolutionary impulse envisioned and the actuality it generated in the Islamic Republic. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Iran Ayatollah...
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Current History (2019) 118 (811): 322–324.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Maziyar Ghiabi Iran has largely abandoned its hard-line policies and now treats drug abuse as a public health problem. Why is it so hard for other nations to renounce their costly embrace of prohibition? © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History (2019) 118 (811): 316–321.
Published: 01 November 2019
...David T. Johnson; Franklin E. Zimring The vast majority of the world's judicial executions occur in a handful of nations. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California criminal justice capital punishment China Iran Philippines 316...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Gordon economic sanctions Iraq Iran South Africa Cuba United States United Nations Security Council international finance banking insurance shipping trade humanitarian 3In 1919, trying to persuade the United States to join the League of Nations, President Wood-row Wilson touted the...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 331–337.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Ghosn Syria civil war refugees sanctions drought Bashar al-Assad reconstruction reconciliation Turkey Lebanon Russia Iran Arab Spring 331 When the guns finally fall silent, the road to recovery in Syria will be long, bumpy, and treacherous. Post-conflict reconstruction, reparations...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 338–343.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of California Zahra Ali Safaa Khalaf Iraq Iran Basra Sunni Shia Kurds Nuri al-Maliki Haider al-Abadi Moqtada al-Sadr corruption sectarianism occupation Islamists Islamic State ISIS oil protests unemployment youth 338 The security and military apparatus that was...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 359–362.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Shibley Telhami Unilateral decisions to scupper the Iran nuclear deal and move the US embassy to Jerusalem could have dangerous consequences that the president's inexperienced advisers failed to anticipate. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 355–359.
Published: 01 December 2017
... University of California Shahram Khosravi Iran social conditions family life working class poverty crime discrimination Iranian Revolution neoliberalism Ayatollah Khomeini Hashemi Rafsanjani 355 The sociopolitical transition can be observed best in the shift of the symbolic...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 342–347.
Published: 01 December 2017
... foreign policy Saudi Arabia Gulf Cooperation Council Al Jazeera Bahrain Kuwait Oman United Arab Emirates UAE Iran Egypt Muslim Brotherhood Muhammad bin Salman Thani 342 Years of anger at Doha s brash regional policies may have made the opportunity to put Qatar back in its place...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2016
... civil war Islamic State Barack Obama Russia Vladimir Putin Bashar al-Assad Turkey Libya Iraq Iran Middle East 337 The single most important external factor in the Syrian war s trajectory was the set of foreign policy beliefs Obama held well before the first shot was fired. The...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 355–360.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Augustus Richard Norton Many of the Arab states see the uprisings, the Iraq war, and the rise of ISIS as fundamentally related. All of these issues are complicated by the Iran deal. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Augustus...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 361–363.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Kevan Harris The latest political realignment in the Islamic Republic resulted in détente with the West even as regional upheaval has drawn Tehran into overextended military interventions. While Iran's future is uncertain, it is definitely not a hegemon in the making. © 2015 Current History. All...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 130–136.
Published: 01 April 2015
... the University of California Humeira Iqtidar Pakistan internal divides demands army military chasm America cleavages covert operations Khyber pakhtunkhwa balochistan Sindh tribal areas iran bush Nawaz sharif bizar chaudhry shehbaz Islamabad PTI tehreek-e-insaf dharna...
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Current History (2014) 113 (767): 369–371.
Published: 01 December 2014
... California Augustus Richard Norton Obama middle east headache Syria Iraq Iran allies policy hallmark revolution uprising qaddafi mccain critic isis isil Islamic state airstrikes campaign arab security council Netanyahu israel apartheid Kerry Saudi PERSPECTIVE To...
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Current History (2014) 113 (767): 362–368.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Michael Eppel Kurdish nationalism kobani isis isil Islamic state KRG regional government Iraq iran stateless karasu Democratic union PYD Iraq Iran Syria movement nation-state 2011...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 23–25.
Published: 01 January 2014
... weapons states cheating on their NPT commitment not to seek nuclear weapons have been autocratic governments: South Korea (in the 1970s), North Korea, iraq, iran, Syria, libya, and Romania. Third, will the NPT regime be maintained and even strength- ened? Or will it be weakened, with states withdrawing...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 331–337.
Published: 01 December 2013
... University Press, 2012) and co- editor of Middle East Authoritarianisms: Governance, Con- testation, and Regime Resilience in Syria and Iran (Stanford University Press, 2013). How the Syrian Regime Outsmarted Its Enemies Reinoud LeendeRs current History December 2013 The Assad government watched how...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 345–348.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Mohsen Milani Washington must have a realistic assessment of how far Rouhani can go without inciting a backlash from the conservatives at home. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Mohsen Milani Iran United States détente...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 349–355.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Kenneth M. Pollack Iraq's indigenous forces for stability seem unlikely to be able to hold the levee themselves, but among the external players only Iran, ironically, seems willing to exert itself to help avoid a catastrophe. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the...