Why are future negotiations with Iran regarding its nuclear military program compromised?

For two simple reasons: 1. Iran has already agreed in November 2013 with a series of provisions that basically prevents the creation of a nuclear device, so any further concessions in this regard must be made in exchange for concessions on key issues for Tehran. 2 .Leaving aside the Iranian, Israeli or American rhetoric, Tehran […]

Arab Spring Anniversary

Arab Spring Anniversary

During the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring we witnessed mass protests and manifestations in the whole MENA region. Now, this spring is closer to a season of discontent  than to an anniversary, after 2 years protesters change their calls but continue the manifestations. Because of the different rates of change in MENA ,  the […]

So, what about Syria?

So, what about Syria?

In the beginning, the Arab Spring was a game of chess. All of the pieces were on the chessboard when Bouazizi made his first move in Tunisia two years ago. At the dawn of each revolution there were many hopes at stake, because those involved believed that their life will be different at the end […]

The geopolitics of chaos

The geopolitics of chaos

Translated by Ana Maria Miu Lately the world has been in an extreme state of tension caused by an old concern: the development of nuclearprograms by so called “dangerous states”. After the United States used this phrase in 2003 as an argument to invade Iraq and establish a democracy in this country, it was Iran’s turn to make the American’s list. […]

Is the Iranian menace a reality?

Is the Iranian menace a reality?

The recent opening of the nuclear plant in Bushehr together with the rumors that the International Atomic Energy Agency can prove that Iran has a military nuclear program, draw attention over the ‘Iranian problem’, at a global level. However, is it really a problem? According to the US President, Barack Obama, George W. Bush was […]