The ‘deal of the century’ as a deliberate deception, writes Dr. Ibrahim Fraihat

MESF network member Dr. Ibrahim Fraihat published new analysis on Al Jazeera on Jared Kushner’s proposed plans at the Bahrain Workshop. See the article here

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Abbas Farasoo offers thoughts on ‘Proxy War: The Least Bad Option’

MESF Ph.D candidate Abbas Farasoo has reviewed Tyrone L. Groh’s recent publication Proxy War: The Least Bad Option in Farsi language.  Full details here

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Professor Akbarzadeh interviewed on ABC News24 Evenings

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh was interviewed on ABC News24 Evenings with Karina Carvalho and Jeremy Fernandez. Watch the clip here.

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ICYMI: Dr Gumus examines Turkey’s inability to consolidate democracy

ICYMI: Dr Tez Gumus delivered an excellent seminar on political leadership in Turkey and the Turkish state’s inability to consolidate democracy.  Be sure to catch up here


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Prof. Akbarzadeh discusses Iran sanctions with Channel News Asia

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh was interviewed by  Channel News Asia on his take on the Iran sanctions and the Trump administration’s attitude towards further talks.  Catch the full interview here

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Dr Dara Conduit offers analysis on the Iran-US escalations on ABC News 24

Dr Dara Conduit provided her expert take on the Iran-US tensions with Dr Emma Shortis on ABC News 24 evenings.



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Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh interview on the ABC Radio

ICYMI: Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh was interviewed by Sarah Dingle on the ABC’s The World Today on the Trump administration’s divided response to the risk of conflict with Iran.  Catch up here


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Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh offers analysis on the risk of another Iran war

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh offers his thoughts on the Trump administration and tensions with Iran, noting  “Iran’s trying to send a message to U.S. that it will give them a hard time if they persist with this pressure or consider military action.”  See link here

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Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh interviewed on SkyNews

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh analyses the increasing tension in Iran-US relations for SkyNews.  Be sure to catch the full interview here

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Prof Akbarzadeh issues media release on Persian Gulf crisis

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh has warned that an oil price hike looms if tensions boil in the Persian Gulf. Read the full media release here.

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