United States Institute of Peace

The Iran Primer

Larijani

Larijani: West Should Sell Uranium to Iran

            On March 12, Iran’s Human Rights Council Secretary Mohammad Javad Larijani said that there is no need to produce enriche

Khamenei Comments: U.S.-Iran Talks Won’t Solve Any Problems

            In two major speeches in February, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei focused on the nuclear program, Iran-U.S.

Khamenei: Iran Not Seeking Nuclear Weapons

            On February 16, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claimed Iran has no intention to build nuclear weapons.

Part IV - Pivotal Election: The Issues

Shaul Bakhash

Part I - Pivotal Election: The Conservatives

Shaul Bakhash

Iran Reacts to Obama Win

            After President Obama’s reelection, Iranian officials indicated that they are open to renewed negotiations.

Judiciary Slams Ahmadinejad

            On October 21, Iran’s judiciary denied President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad permission to visit his press advisor in Evin prison

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