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Amir Handjani
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Amir Handjani is an energy attorney living and working in the U.A.E. and Washington D.C. He is also a senior advisor to Karv Communications, a strategic communications firm with a focus on corporate communications, crisis management, and public affairs. He can be followed on Twitter @ahandjani

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Bibi's Dilemma

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 10:42 AM

Over the course of the last decade, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu has been telling anyone that will listen to him that Iran's nuclear program is Israel's greatest threat. So one can imagine Netanyahu fretting as he watches his greatest ally, the United States, currently engage in rapprochement with his...

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Looking into the Future: Iran and the United States beyond the P5+1

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2014 | 12:05 PM

The news out of Vienna this week was positive. The P5+1 and Iran have agreed to a road map which would rein in Iran's nuclear program. The United States will try to limit Iran's nuclear infrastructure from centrifuges to enrichment facilities. Iran will push back. Much has been written about...

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Hassan Rouhani's Moment

(2) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 3:46 PM

This week Iran's President Hassan Rouhani will enter the world stage leading his country's delegation at the United Nations General Assembly. It will be the first time that he addresses the world body and unlike his rabble-rousing predecessor he will strike a more moderate and conciliatory tone. He should receive...

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So What's Next With Iran?

(20) Comments | Posted August 5, 2013 | 5:10 PM

Yesterday Hassan Rouhani was sworn in as Iran's new president thus putting an end to the volatile Ahmadinejad era. Rouhani is a seasoned politician who has long served in the upper echelons of power in the Islamic Republic. He was once Iran's chief nuclear negotiator during the presidency of Mohammad...

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Iran's Red Line

(4) Comments | Posted July 2, 2013 | 11:36 AM

In the coming weeks and months there will be much analysis exploring the potential implications of the election of Hassan Rouhani as Iran's next president. Will Iran become more flexible in its nuclear negotiation with the west? Will a President Rouhani change Iran's foreign policy? Only time will tell, but...

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Why Hassan Rouhani May Be the Man Who Can Break Iran's Impasse With the West

(36) Comments | Posted June 19, 2013 | 5:07 PM

The election of Hassan Rouhani as Iran's next president presents the United States and the Western world with a historic opportunity. In the same way Richard Nixon may have been the only American statesman of his era to have the credibility with the left and the right to negotiate with...

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