Monthly archives: December, 2013

Nasrin Sotoudeh and Jafar Panahi

The human rights issue and Rouhani’s coalition

In November 2013 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had a foreign policy success which has eluded his two predecessors: He took a major, concrete, step toward resolving the Iranian nuclear crisis by signing an interim-agreement with the United Nations Security Council permanent five members plus Germany (P5+1). While the agreement is temporary, it goes a long…


Event – IranPolitik @ The MENA Initiative

IranPolitik co-founder and managing editor Farzan Sabet spoke today on the recent P5+1-Iran interim agreement with the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Initiative based at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. Topics of discussion included the provisions of the interim agreement, economic sanctions on Iran, and the geo-political dynamics of the MENA region. To learn more…