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    • USA and Iran tensions amid COVID-19

      Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh was recently interviewed on 3CR Monday Breakfast where he spoke about the tensions between the US and Iran during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the full interview here. (0:28:50)

    • The latest crackdown in Saudi Arabia

      Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh recently discussed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's leadership on BeFM 'Morning Wave in Busan'. You can hear the full interview here.

    • The ICC and R2P: Complementary or Contradictory?

      Arif Saba and Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh published a new article in International Peacekeeping. Access the full article here.

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