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Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh is a Harvard-educated Iranian-American political scientist. He is a leading expert on Iran and US foreign policy, a businessman and president of the International American Council. He serves on the boards of the Harvard International Review, the Harvard International Relations Council and the US-Middle East Chamber for Commerce and Business.

Twitter: @Dr_Rafizadeh

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European powers key to extending Iran arms embargo

The US appears to be finding little support in the UN Security Council (UNSC) when it comes to extending the arms embargo on Iran, which stems from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal. The embargo is set to expire on Oct. 18.

July 05, 2020

Ending of Iran weapons ban fraught with danger

The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), aka the Iran nuclear deal, was significantly tilted in favor of the Islamic Republic, as the Iranian leaders succeeded in obtaining several major concessions from the P5+1 world powers.

May 03, 2020