Iran Signs Nuclear Deal (only with Russia)

It a little over a week before the November 24th, the date when negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 are set to conclude. Attention is focused firmly on Vienna as the world’s most powerful nations and Iran attempt to reach an agreement on the future of the Iranian nuclear program. Key issues include the amount and type of centrifuges … More Iran Signs Nuclear Deal (only with Russia)

The Inaugural “London Iranophiles” Meetup

In August I created a Meetup group out of sheer inquisitiveness really. I have been interested in Iran for several years now, having written my undergraduate dissertation on Iranian Foreign Policy. I realised that Iran was probably the thing that differentiated me from most people. It has become my hobby, much in the same way … More The Inaugural “London Iranophiles” Meetup

Five Months On: Iran’s Rational Foreign Policy—A Realist Analysis

In the spring of this year (2013) I wrote a paper that seemed to a great deal of my peers to be premised upon a notion of fancy. The notion that Iran, the great pariah of international relations, the scourge of all that was right and moral, was in fact a rational actor in its … More Five Months On: Iran’s Rational Foreign Policy—A Realist Analysis