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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 […]

“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 […]

Iran implementing “economy of resistance” to fight off western sanctions

July 28, 2012

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It seems like Iranian officials have finally started to realize what damage is being done to the whole country with sanctions being imposed on the Islamic Republic. A few days ago a special meeting with representatives from Iranian parliament, presidential administration and the juridical system was held in the parliament, regarding the “economy of resistance” […]

The least you need to know about Iran and imposed sanctions

June 30, 2012

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The U.S. and Europe want to deprive Iran of the oil income it needs to run its government and, most importantly, fund what they believe is an effort to build a nuclear weapon. Their efforts are entering a new phase this week. The U.S. will penalize banks that do oil deals with Iran, while European […]

Turkey’s relationship with Iran goes far beyond oil – expert

March 29, 2012

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For Turkey, unlike other buyers of Iranian oil, the relationship with Iran goes far beyond oil, given their proximity, the issue of the Kurds, Turkish dependency on Iranian national gas and the fallout of potential Israeli strike against Iran, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said.

Experts: Iran not to change its behavior, while IRGC benefits from country’s political isolation

March 24, 2012

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The IRGC (Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Council) is benefiting from Iran’s political isolation due to the nuclear crisis, American Enterprise Institute Research Fellow Ali Alfoneh said.

Popular online payment processors not legally allowed to do business with Iran

March 1, 2012

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World-wide known online payment processor 2CO does not work with Iran, due to U.S. law, 2CO Senior account executive Frank Deck said. 2CO is an online credit card processor, which enables people doing business online, accept credit card payments on a website with simple integration and secure transactions with all major credit cards.

Expert on Iran: Iran shows iron resolve to continue its nuclear agenda unabated

February 25, 2012

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By announcing latest achievements in nuclear sphere against the backdrop of draconian sanctions on the country’s oil industry and central bank, Tehran is showing its iron resolve to continue its nuclear agenda unabated, Fellow for Science and Technology at the Federation of American Scientists, Ali Vaez said.

Expert on Iran: There is a way for Iran to resolve the impasse

February 25, 2012

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There is a way for Iran to resolve the impasse, Fellow for Science and Technology at the Federation of American Scientists, Ali Vaez believes. “If Iran is provided with guarantees that it will not be penalized for admitting to its past transgressions, it might be more willing to open up to greater IAEA scrutiny,” Vaez […]