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How would an Iran ‘agreement’ impact on Iran’s geo-political situation?

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Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment, 27 Feb – 6 March 2015 We do not know whether there will be an agreement between Iran and the P5+1.

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Challenging perspectives on Islamism and politics in the Middle East

Conflicts Forum aims to shift Western opinion towards a deeper, less compartmentalised understanding of Islam and the Middle East.
By examining problems in terms of differences of thinking, language and intellectual and metaphysical traditions, we attempt to frame differences as more than simple struggles for power. Although not a particular focus of our work, reconciliation is sometimes an outcome of what we do.
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13/12/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 29 November – 6 December 2013

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Three clear dynamics have chacterised the recent period since the signing of the Geneva Accord by the P5+1 and Iran. The first – for now

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06/12/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 22 – 29 November 2013

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One of the most significant aspects of the Geneva Accord reached between Iran and the P5+1 is that it happened – in spite of the reported millions spent by

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29/11/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 15 ­- 22 November 2013

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The severe shaking to the old order in the Middle East, dished up by President Obama with the Syrian and then the Iranian initiatives, seems

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22/11/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 8 – 15 November 2013

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The one thing that has stood out from the first round of US – P5+1 negotiations is the clarity that it has shed on true

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15/11/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 1- 8 November 2013

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As an appeal against a Court ruling imposing a complete ban on the Muslim Brotherhood, and requiring the seizure of its assets, was overturned this

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08/11/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 18 October – 1 November 2013

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Anyone who has visited Syria over the years can see the remarkable qualitative transformation that has now overtaken the Syrian army and security apparatus.  The Syrian

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