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  • نادر انتصار Yesterday 14:31

    Prof. Entessar:

    Due to limits, KRG to calibrate policy toward Turkey

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – Professor of political science, Nader Entessar says due to Ankara influence, the KRG has carefully calibrated its policies towards Turkey, and it may continue to do so.

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-09-21 11:29

    Masoud wants to realize his father, Mulla Mustafa Barzani's, dream

    TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) – A professor of political science at Georgetown University says Masoud wants to realize his father, Mulla Mustafa Barzani's, dream of an independent Kurdish state, but this will not be easy and in all likelihood and would lead to a region -wide conflict which could last for many years.

  • فلیف کواسویچ 2017-09-20 09:09

    Filip Kovacevic:

    No matter Iran complies with JCPOA, US defines Iran key geopolitical enemy

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – Referring recent Trump administration's hostile acts toward Iran and the JCPOA, professor of geopolitics, Filip Kovacevic says all these means that Iran is defined as the key geopolitical enemy by the Trump administration.

  • چارلز تالیافرو 2017-09-19 14:49

    'Plight of Rohingya Muslims is so grave'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – Charles Taliaferro, a professor of philosophy at St. Olaf College says “Aung San Suu Kyi’ silence and apparent collaboration seems to be a serious tarnish to her character and reputation.”

  • فاروق لوغ اوغلو 2017-09-19 12:16

    CHP senior member:

    US not in position to apportion Iraqi territory

    TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – Reacting to the US proposal to Erbil on Kirkuk, Osman Faruk Loğoğlu says the US is not in a position to apportion Iraqi territory to suit its own interests.

  • صادق ملکی 2017-09-18 15:32

    Sadegh Maleki:

    Crossing Abadi’s redline ‘Kirkuk’ would instigate bloody war

    TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Senior political analyst Sadegh Maleki in an interview with MNA said Kirkuk is al-Abadi’s redline and crossing it by holding the Kurdish referendum on independence would instigate a widespread and bloody carnage in the Arab country.

  • رابرت جرویس 2017-09-17 11:21

    Robert Jervis:

    'Trump not a normal president with a set ideology'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – Robert Jervis, a professor of international politics at Columbia University, says US President Donald Trump is not a “normal president with a set ideology."

  • ذبیح الله مجاهد 2017-09-16 13:23

    Taliban spokesman:

    ‘Saudi Arabia, Taliban like brothers’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Taliban spokesman Zabihollah Mojahed said Saudi Arabia was like a brother to the Taliban militants.

  • کورنلیوس آدبار 2017-09-16 10:55

    German expert:

    EU unlikely to stop Turkey’s EU accession talks

    TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Touching upon the recent tensions between Turkey and Germany, Cornelius Adebahr in an interview with Mehr News agency says the EU is unlikely to formally freeze the accession talks with Turkey.

  • نادر انتصار 2017-09-14 09:24

    Nader Entessar:

    US stated, actual policy on Erbil independence referendum incongruent

    TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Commenting on the US incongruent policies toward Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum, Professor of political science says those in favor of creating an independent Kurdish state count on US support via Israel.

  • اللویزی 2017-09-13 13:06

    Iraqi MP:

    Iraq enjoys right to proceed against Erbil in UNSC

    TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) – Iraqi MP Abdul Rahman Al Luaizi believes that, given the great dangers of establishing a Kurdish government, Baghdad possess the right to sue against Iraqi Kurdistan in the United Nation Security Council (UNSC).

  • فرار مسلمانان روهینگیا از نسل کشی‎ 2017-09-13 08:34

    Geopolitical expert:

    Saudi Arabia, Israel paving way for US military presence on China border

    TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) – Referring to the role of Saudi Arabia and Israel in ongoing massacre against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Bankok- based geopolitical researcher Anthony Cartalucci believes these Washington proxies are paving the way for the US military presence on the China borders.

  • فاروق لوغ اوغلو 2017-09-11 08:32

    CHP member:

    US not to be only game setter in Syria

    TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – Emphasizing the role of Russia, Iran and Turkey, a senior member of Turkey’s Republican Peoples Party (CHP), Dr. Osman Faruk logoglu says the US will not be the only game setter in Syria.

  • سمیح ایدیز 2017-09-08 10:27

    Turkish analyst:

    Turkey, Germany manage relation not to break totally

    TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) – Turkish Political analyst Semih Idiz says Berlin and Ankara relation will remain strained after the elections, but will be managed in a way to ensure a total breakdown is avoided.

  • بازدید سفیر اندونزی از خبرگزاری مهر 2017-09-07 14:22

    Indonesian Amb.:

    Myanmar’s stance on Rohingya crisis gearing to intl. community’s wishes

    TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – Speaking to MNA about Indonesia’s measures to help resolve the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, Ambassador Ocatvino Alimudin believes Myanmar government would go on to consider some practical measures to resolve the issue and its stance is gearing toward the international community’s wishes.

  • ریچارد نیفو 2017-09-04 17:16

    Ex-White House expert:

    Inspection of Iranian military sites, excuse for US to withdraw from JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Richard Nephew, Ex-White House expert believes inspection of Iran's military sites is an excuse for Trump administration to withdraw from nuclear deal.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2017-09-04 09:06

    Pro. Adib Moghaddam:

    US suffers diplomatic illiteracy to project power

    TEHRAN, Sep 04 (MNA) - Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes the US ability to project hard and soft power is seriously constrained by its diplomatic illiteracy and lack of political culture, especially under the disastrous Trump presidency.

  • مصاحبه با آقای شجاع کارشناس منطقه 2017-09-02 23:18

    Political strategist:

    Mossad plots realized by US

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Iranian strategist says that the US will probably dispatch the ISIL fighters to Central Asia countries and along the borders of Russia and China.

  • آرتور سایر 2017-09-02 14:24

    Structure of intl. system 'multipolar'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Former vice president of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations Dr. Arthur I. Cyr believes that competitive economic markets encourage pluralism and benefit from it, therefore the current world can be considered 'multipolar'.

  • هازار وورال 2017-09-01 10:13

    Turkish expert:

    Dialogue necessary for Iran, Turkey

    TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – Hazar Vural says although Turkey is a NATO member state, Iran and Turkey need to create their own talks to tackle common threats.

  • رایان کاستلو 2017-08-31 17:02

    American expert:

    JCPOA serves US national interests

    TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (MNA) – Ryan Costello believes that withdrawal from Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) by Trump would leave the US isolated on the world stage with limited leverage over Iran.

  • 1 2017-08-30 14:18

    Lebanese official:

    Hezbollah defender of Lebanese soil

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Lebanon’s chargé d'affaires in Tehran, Ali Al-Habhab, believes that Hezbollah’s presence in foreign military operations aims to defend soil of the Arab country as the group been fighting terrorism for years.

  • پاستوری جیانلوکا 2017-08-30 10:37

    Italian expert:

    US interest pushes Trump to stick to JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Agu.30 (MNA) - Dr. Pastori Gianluca believes Trump administration won't withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal because it meets the US interests.

  • جیم والش 2017-08-29 14:55

    Jim Walsh:

    Ban treaty non-mandatory, not leading to nuclear disarmament

    TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) – Professor Jim Walsh, Senior Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program said if sovereign states join ban treaty, they are obliged to follow that by international law.

  • نیکلاس اونف 2017-08-28 12:52

    Professor Onuf:

    US not to refrain from world's hegemonic leadership

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – Professor Nicholas Onuf, a primary figure among constructivists in international relations, says while Trump’s election suggests a wish to escape the burdens of leadership, the privileges and prestige that go with leadership are not so easy to give up, as Trump’s recent behavior reveals.

  • نادر انتصار 2017-08-27 09:14

    Nader Entessar:

    Joint operations new thinking in Turkey's Iran strategy

    TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA)- Professor of political science says Turkey's tendency for joint military action with Iran signals a new thinking in Ankara's strategic outlook towards Tehran, but difficult under the current political situation.

  • Prof. Larry Backer 2017-08-26 09:33

    Prof. Larry Backer:

    Globalization of power components to change world’s polarization

    TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (MNA) – Professor of Penn State University said multi-polarity will make possible (and obscure) the alignment of the great non-state actor powers.

  • صادق ملکی 2017-08-23 18:50

    Iranian political expert:

    Joint Iran, Turkey operations are unlikely

    TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (MNA) –Senior Iranian expert on the regional issues says Joint military operations by Iran and Turkey seems unlikely.

  • 1 2017-08-23 13:23

    Afghan politician:

    New Trump strategy for Afghanistan proves abortive

    TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Movement of Afghanistan Party Mohammad Mukhtar Mufleh said increasing US military presence in Afghanistan, under Trump’s new strategy, will yield no fruitful result.

  • Mehmet Mehdi Eker 2017-08-23 11:45

    KRG referendum to deepen issues between Erbil, Baghdad

    TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (MNA) – Turkey's ruling party AKP deputy chair Mehmet Mehdi Eker has said the Iraqi Kurdistan's (IKBY) decision to set up an independence referendum would not solve any of the problems that the IKBY and Iraq face, but will deepen the problems.