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Entries by Majid Rafizadeh from 06/2013

Iran-Syria Alliance: Why the United States and Western Allies Should Not Intervene in Syria?

| Posted 06.03.2013 | World

Democratization is not a simple process that is achievable overnight. I have several family members who have lost their lives in the battle against the police-state of Syria. Unfortunately, democratization is a messy and bloody process that necessitates sacrifices.

Turkey: The Struggle Between Secularism and "Moderate Islamism"

| Posted 06.07.2013 | World

Referring to this support-base, and in what appears to be a mockery of the recent protests, Prime Minister Erdoğan wrote a message via Twitter stating he could easily mobilize a million people to show their support for him in Taksim Square.

U.S. Foreign Policy, Iran's 2013 Elections and the Prospective President

| Posted 06.14.2013 | World

If the odds play in favor of Saeed Jalili and he wins the presidential election, Tehran is likely to face greater regional and international isolation, economic deterioration and higher inflation.

Iran's Newly Elected President and His First Term's Significant Domestic and Foreign Policies

| Posted 06.25.2013 | World

Based on the ideological, career, personal, and political characteristics of Hassan Rouhani, his position towards Tehran's nuclear enrichment does not differ from the position of Iran's Supreme Leader, Revolutonary Guards' high generals, Basij.