29/06/2013 News

Leveretts and Marandi: “Rouhani Won the Iranian Election. Get Over it.”

/ Mohamad Marandi, Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett

Tags: Elections, Iran, Rouhani

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This article was published on the Leveretts website .  Please click on the embedded video here  to hear Hillary Mann Leverett on CNN on the election of

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20/12/2012 Article

The Sharaa interview and the Iranian proposal: the need for a political solution

/ Amal Saad Ghorayeb

Tags: Iran, Syria

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Originally published in Amal Saad-Ghorayeb’s counter-hegemony unit blog, 18 Dec 2012 The concurrence of two important Syria-related developments today—Farouk al-Sharaa’s interview with Al-Akhbar and Iran’s 6 point proposal to resolve

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02/09/2012 Article

Iranian Soft Power

Iranian foreign policy and the requirements for a political settlement in Syria

/ Flynt Leverett & Hillary Mann Leverett

Tags: Iran, Middle East, Syria

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Originally posted on Race for Iran, 2 September 2012 CNN’s Nicole Dow featured Hillary in an interview on “Iran’s Soft Power Messaging” last week in

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27/03/2012 Article

Adult Supervision From Moscow and Beijing?

Are Moscow and Beijing now providing adult supervision over Western-generated crises in the Middle East?

/ Graham E Fuller

Tags: China, Diplomacy, Iran, Russia, Syria

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Originally posted in La Vanguardia, 11 February 2012 (republished with the permission of the author) Has it come to this? Are Moscow and Beijing now

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27/03/2012 Article

Under The Threat Of War, Iranians Affirm Their Support For The Islamic Republic

Western reporting on the Islamic Republic’s parliamentary election displays little knowledge about Iran

/ Seyed Mohammad Marandi

Tags: Democracy, Iran, Media

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Article posted on www.raceforiran.com As we have discussed in multiple posts, major Western media outlets brought an agenda-driven and intellectually sloppy approach to their coverage

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01/03/2012 Publication

Tour d’horizon: An Iranian Optic on the Middle East and its Prospects

/ Seyed Mohammad Marandi

Tags: Egypt, Iran, Middle East, Obama administration, Political Islam

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Almost a year ago, in a well-remembered Friday prayer sermon delivered on February 4, 2011, Ayatollah Khamenei spoke at length, in Arabic, about the uprisings

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