Dina Esfandiary is a CSSS Fellow in the War Studies department at King’s College London, and a non-resident Adjunct Fellow in the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ (CSIS) Middle East Programme in Washington DC.
Can Europe salvage the Iran deal?
The EU had more than a year to plan, but instead sought to downplay Trump’s statements and appease him.
Carrots and sticks in the Iran nuclear deal
If Donald Trump wants more concessions from Iran, then his best bet is to stick to the deal.
Trump’s high-risk Iran strategy
Trump appears determined to prove the Iranian Supreme Leader was right when he said the US couldn’t be trusted.
The increasingly fragile Iran nuclear deal
Trump’s words and actions have had a significant impact, scaring Western businesses already wary of doing business with Iran and adding fuel to the growing fire between the US and…
Iranian elections: An uneasy victory for Rouhani?
On 19 May, Iranians will go to the polls to elect their next President. President Hassan Rouhani seems to be on his way to a victory, but not an easy one.