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The UN and Iran: Friend or Foe? Keep Them Close…

January 29, 2014 by

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By withdrawing its invitation to Iran to join the Syria peace talks, the UN has missed a golden opportunity that carried very little actual risk. After initially inviting Iranian delegates to the Geneva II Conference the UN rescinded its invitation after angry responses from the US and the Syrian National Coalition (SNC). Iran supports the […]

Iran and Israel: Nuclear Energy in the Shadows

October 7, 2013 by

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Iran is currently crippled by international sanctions as a result of the west’s distrust of its nuclear programme. Many believe it is trying to reach a stage where it could quickly acquire a nuclear weapon. This is something the Iranian government has strongly denied. During the tenure of former-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad tensions escalated to the […]

Trident: A Necessary Renewal?

February 15, 2013 by

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     There is a lesser-known review in progress, headed by Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, over what 40 years ago would have constituted Britain’s most pressing security concern. This review on the renewal of Trident missile systems and the Vanguard-class submarines that launch them will be handed to David Cameron and Nick […]