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Angie Ahmadi
Angie Ahmadi has a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Queen Mary, University of London. She did her dissertation on Iranian foreign policy decision making. She joined National Iranian American Council in 2012. Prior to that, she was a researcher at the Middle East Institute working on Iran’s domestic politics and foreign relations. As a journalist in Iran, she has worked for many high-profile Iranian publications such as Iran News English-language daily and Etemade Melli (National Trust). She was also a political analyst at Iran’s premier strategic consulting company.

Entries by Angie Ahmadi

Dismissal of Iranian Science Minister Rallies Both Support and Opposition for Moderate President Rohani

(0) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 12:14 PM

The impeachment of Iranian Minister of Science Reza Faraji Dana by the conservative-dominated Iranian Parliament on August 20 has been a key event for both sides -- a slip in the political tectonics that could yield seismic waves throughout the country's political landscape. On the one hand, it united conservatives....

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Mutual Concession Key to Make Negotiations Work in Moscow

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2012 | 12:52 PM

The last meeting between Iran and the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) dashed the optimism raised after the previous round of talks in Istanbul. After two days of intense negotiations and exchanging proposals, Iran and the West failed to lay the basis for...

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Khamenei Is Willing to Make Negotiations Succeed

(218) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 6:05 PM

Last week, President Obama publicly lashed out at "loose talk of war" on Iran and warned of its consequences for the American people. To date, his so-called "carrot and stick" Iran strategy has driven the world closer to military confrontation. That is why Obama's recent stance has emboldened those seeking...

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Iran's Parliamentary Vote: The Beginning of the End of Ahmadinejad

(51) Comments | Posted March 12, 2012 | 12:35 PM

Last Friday, Iran held its first elections since the controversial 2009 presidential contest, after which millions of voters poured into streets of Tehran. Unrest following the announced re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad culminated in mass detention, torture and the death of many protesters. It also led to the near-elimination of...

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