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Bipartisan Report Urges Talks and Threat of Force

      On Feb.
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Israel and Iran: A Dangerous Rivalry

The Rand Corporation issued a report in December entitled “Israel and Iran: A Dangerous Rivalry” by Dalia Dassa Kaye, Alireza Nader, and Parisa Roshan.
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Coping with a Nuclear Iran

James Dobbins and Alireza Nader
The Rand Corporation issued a report this month entitled “Coping wit

Gallup: Few Iranians Approve of U.S., European Leadership

According to a 2011 Gallup poll, the U.K., U.S., and EU did not enjoy much approval in Iran even before they tightened sanctions there, escalating tensions.
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Iran and America: A Dialogue about Disability

            The Stimson Center project, “Iran and America: A Dialogue about Disability,” held in partnership with the Harvard Law

Iran’s Growing Dependence on China

       The Atlantic Council has issued a new report entitled “Iran Turns to China, Barter to
Survive Sanctions.” The following is an

Summary of U.N. Nuclear Report

        The following is an excerpt of the conclusions from a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency – the U.N.

Iran in U.N. Human Development Report

The following are some key statistics on development in Iran from the 2011 Human Development Report that was published on Nov.

U.S. Strategic Competition with Iran

Anthony Cordesman and Alexander Wilner of the Center for Strategic and International Studies released a new report on Nov. 2.

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U.N. Report on “Systemic” Human Rights Abuses

The U.N. Special Rapporteur for Iran released a report on Oct. 15, 2011 detailing human rights abuses in the Islamic Republic.

"Suffering" in Iran Nearly Doubles to 26%

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Gallup poll reports "suffering" in Iran has nearly doubled, up from 14% in 2008 to 26% in 2011.

Intelligence on Iran: Reliable?

     The following report about intelligence on Iran’s nuclear program was pub

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Iran’s Pivotal Election

      The Iran Primer today begins a series on parliamentary elections now scheduled for March 2012.

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New IAEA Report on Iran

     A new International Atomic Energy Agency report on Iran was released on Sept. 2, 2011.
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U.S. Terrorism Report: State Sponsors

       The State Department’s recently released Country Reports on Terrorism cites Iran as the most active state sponsor of terrorism. An excerpt:

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U.S. Terrorism Report: MEK and Jundallah

      The State Department’s recently released Country Reports on Terrorism cites the Mujahadin-E Khalq and Jundallah as two groups that have carried out terrorist

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U.S. Terrorism Report: Iran and Hizballah, Hamas

     The State Department’s recently released 2010 Country Reports on Terrorism says Iran continues to provide aid to Hizballah (or Hezbollah) and Hamas.

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U.S. Terrorism Report: Iran in Iraq

     The State Department’s recently released Country Reports on Terrorism list says Iran is supporting Shiite militias inside Iraq.

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The Coming Turkish-Iranian Competition in Iraq

     The following excerpt is from a report published by the U.S.

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Arab Attitudes Toward Iran, 2011

       2011 poll conducted by the Arab American Institute found that Iran’s popularity amo
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U.S. and Iranian Strategic Competition

       The CSIS Burke Chair compiled a series of chronological reports with the assistance of Adam Seitz of the Marine Corps University on Iranian perceptions of
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List of Executions in the Islamic Republic

         The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center recently released a

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Subsidies: New IMF Report

        The International Monetary Fund released a report today on Iran’s subsidy reform. The final section addresses the challenges ahead.

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New Green Movement Manifesto

Geneive Abdo: The following text was given to Tags: Reports

U.S. Human Trafficking Report

        The State Department has released its 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report.

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New Report on Rape in Iranian Prisons

        The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) published the following report on June 10, 2011.

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Iran’s Nuclear Program in 2011: Key Findings and Resources

David Albright and Andrea Stricker 

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IMF Assesses Iran’s Economy

           Following a visit to Tehran in May and June 2011, the International Monetary Fund issued an assessment of Iran’s economy

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Six World Powers Statement on Iran

          On June 9, the world’s six major powers – Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States—issued the followi

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