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Robert A. Manning
YaleGlobal
, 28 April 2015
Iranians are eager to end sanctions, but a divided bureaucracy could block deal to curb the nuclear program
Emma Sky
YaleGlobal
, 23 April 2015
US Middle East policies should strive to balance power between Saudi Arabia and Iran
Dilip Hiro
YaleGlobal
, 2 April 2015
Permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany crawl in reaching agreement on Iran’s nuclear program
Riaz Hassan
YaleGlobal
, 19 March 2015
Sunni and Shia nations must unite to battle oppression and the Islamic State violence
John Githongo
YaleGlobal
, 10 March 2015
Arab Spring protests, Islamic State –extremists feed off narratives of injustice, elites punish reformers
Azeem Ibrahim
YaleGlobal
, 26 February 2015
The US and Europe fail to summon the courage to criticize Saudi Arabia or toxic Wahhabism
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Hassan Hassan
Foreign Policy
, 20 May 2015
The US and Iraq quarrel over use of Iranian-backed militias
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World Affairs
, 14 May 2015
Saudi wealth spreads fundamentalist ideology
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Spiegel Online
, 28 April 2015
Policies that aim to deter trafficking and migrant crossing have not worked
Alexandra Zavis
The Los Angeles Times
, 27 April 2015
Saudi bombings in Yemen strike back at expanded Iranian presence in Middle East
Frank Gardner
BBC News
, 15 April 2015
Extremists take advantage of the power vacuum
Arif Rafiq
The Diplomat
, 10 April 2015
The Islamic State threatens Iran from both Iraq and Afghanistan
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Recently, the possibility of an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities has been looming. Such an attack could evolve into a major shock for the global economy, with serious geopolitical consequences. This panel will analyze, from various perspectives, the rationale, likelihood and probable consequences of that occurrence.
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