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Possible new sanctions on Iran not to significantly affect nuclear talks – expert

March 6, 2013

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The possible new sanctions on Iran not going to have an immediate impact, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. The expert was commenting on the possibility of new sanctions on Iran from the U.S. side taking place. Meanwhile, Gen. James Mattis, head of U.S. Central […]

Expert: Many in Iran feel safer keeping cash in gold, US dollars

February 22, 2013

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While there is a substantial amount of cash in Iran, many feel it is safer kept in gold and dollars, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes. The expert was commenting on the fluctuations of currencies at Iranian markets. Recently Iran has arrested several people charged […]

“Iran’s possible inflation rate drop doesn’t change the picture”

November 23, 2012

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It is possible that Iran’s current inflation rate will fall, yet it doesn’t really change the overall picture, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes. Commenting on the possibility of Iran reducing its inflation rate next year, the expert said that it still is a clear […]

“If sanctions targeted food shipments, Iranians would rally around their regime”

October 13, 2012

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If the imposed on Iran sanctions targeted the food shipments into the country, if the Iranians would feel that the very basics of their lives were under attack and the outcome would be unambiguous – a rallying around the regime, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey […]

Expert: Iran’s currency drops in value reflects collapse in confidence

October 7, 2012

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Immediate drop in the value of the rial in Iran reflects a collapse in confidence in the currency as the result of sanctions that have significantly reduced oil revenues, expert James M. Dorsey said recently. Iran’s foreign currency market has become increasingly chaotic over a few recent days. The government officially launched the Iran Forex […]

“Further sanctions on Iran unlikely to impact world gas market”

October 7, 2012

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It is unlikely that further sanctions on Iran would have a major impact on the world gas market, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes. The European Union is poised to ban imports of Iranian gas into Europe as part of its efforts to ratchet up […]

“Iran pushed for political solution for Syrian crisis and failed”

September 20, 2012

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The key to resolving Syrian crisis remains in U.S. and Russia, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. Speaking on the ongoing Syrian protests, Dorsey said the question is whether anyone holds the key or whether Syria is a desperate struggle for survival till the end. […]

Expert: “Iran to concede only in case of imminent U.S. strike”

September 11, 2012

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Iran will only concede if there is a real deal on the table or when a US strike is imminent, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes. Commenting on the recent U.S.-Israeli search-and-rescue exercises and Iran’s upcoming military maneuvers, Dorsey said both of those serve several […]

“Iran lacks confidence in IAEA’s independence”

August 23, 2012

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Iran lacks confidence in the independence of the IAEA and doesn’t want to be seen to be capitulating, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. “That lack of confidence is reinforced by the failure of the P5 + 1 talks to produce a mutually acceptable solution […]

Expert: West needs formula that would allow it and Iran to save face

August 7, 2012

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The West would need to come up with a formula that would allow both it and Iran to save face if it wants to pre-empt a potential Israeli attack before the US election, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. “Fact of the matter is that […]

“Less profitable for Iran to sell oil via private sector”

August 5, 2012

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It would be less profitable for Iran to sell oil via the private sector, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes. “Iran has to sell its oil at a discount, and is only able to sell lower volumes,” Dorsey noted. Yesterday it was revealed that 250 […]

Lower production, higher prices: Iran creates coalition within OPEC

July 4, 2012

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Hardliners like Iran are pushing for lower production and higher prices, contrary to Saudi Arabia, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University's S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said.