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Trita Parsi

What Iranians Really Think About The Nuclear Negotiations

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.27.2015 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving world headlines. This time, we speak with Trita Parsi, the founder and presi...

The Iran Nuclear Deal: A New Beginning for the People of the Middle East

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 02.12.2014 | World
Lia Petridis Maiello

Parsi provided valuable lessons in contemporary diplomacy, and reminded the UN audience why the threat of war can no longer be accepted as the "continuation of policy by other means" in the 21st century.

A Few Thoughts on Iran's New President

Trita Parsi | Posted 10.03.2013 | World
Trita Parsi

The Ahmadinejad era has officially come to an end. Rest assure, few in Iran are mourning this occasion. But questions still remain as to whether the new President, Hassan Rouhani can usher in a new era. Here are a few thoughts on the subject.

Neocons Try and Fail to Destroy American Organization Fighting Against War With Iran

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 07.06.2013 | World
MJ Rosenberg

With its access to the White House, State Department and media, NIAC has increasingly troubled the war crowd, so much so that it has become one of their favorite targets.

Obama's Second Chance to Engage Iran

Michael Hughes | Posted 01.15.2013 | World
Michael Hughes

Although forging a settlement will require both sides to muster a significant amount of political courage, it is well worth the risk. Obama's reelection should remove some political constraints, yet domestic resistance within the U.S. and Iran could still impede rapprochement.

Joshua Hersh

WATCH: Trita Parsi Says There's No 'Military Solution' In Iran Nuclear Standoff

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.16.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The author of a recent book on the Obama administration's efforts to solve the Iran nuclear crisis through diplomacy says he sees no "mi...

The Coming Accidental War with Iran

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 02.26.2012 | World
Lyric Hughes Hale

Now that America's withdrawal from Iraq has been formalized, and Osama bin Laden and a host of autocrats have been vanquished, after a year of unbelievable changes throughout the Middle East, my prediction is that Iran is about to regain center stage in the region.

Mujahedin Machine vs. The Iranian-American Community

Trita Parsi | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics
Trita Parsi

The MEK's desperation is showing through. They no longer pretend to be disconnected from their campaigns against other Iranian Americans. Their attacks are posted on their own websites, and the attackers openly declare their dedication and loyalty to the MEK.

Sam Stein

NIAC And J Street, Progressive Foreign Policy Groups, Become Political Targets

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the usually wonky world of non-profit issue-advocacy organizations, a decidedly political campaign has been waged against foreign policy institutio...

Deportation of Iranians Dropped from STEP Act

David Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Elliott

Though the elimination of deportation provisions in the Stop Terrorists Entry Program Act constitutes a significant victory for the Iranian-American community, the bill still remains problematic.

Why Washington Should Welcome Iran's Broadening of the Agenda

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Trita Parsi

Washington should not reject a conversation with Iran about Tehran's blatant hypocrisy, it should welcome it. If Tehran wants to broaden the agenda, then indeed, let it be broadened.

With Iran, a Tactical Pause Is Needed

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Trita Parsi

The best way to enhance prospects for diplomacy with Iran might actually be not to pursue diplomacy for now. Better instead to make a tactical pause and be ready to engage at the right time.

Saudi Arabia, Israel Talks For Shared Airspace Against Iran Denied By Saudis

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Following Vice President Joe Biden's statements in an interview on ABC's "The Week"--which many believe to amount to a tacit condoning of a hypothetic...

Iran Uprising: Experts Weigh In On What's Happened And What It Means

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stuart Whatley

With each new day of demonstrations comes an erosion of the Supreme Leader's power and moreover, an erosion of the system's legitimacy, which is partly based on the Supreme Leader's infallibility.

Obama's Recommended Bedtime Reading: Iranian-Israeli History

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last night, after he had made a grocery-store run, helped put his two kids to bed, and answered reporters' phone calls about Washington's decision to ...

Baha'is Subject To Persecution In Iran, Labeled As Spies (AUDIO)

WorldFocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Can the U.S. and Iran Share the Middle East?

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trita Parsi

By negotiating a Shiite truce, Tehran embarrassed Washington last week and arguably proved itself to be a more potent stabilizer of southern Iraq.