Seyed Hossein Mousavian


Iranian soldiers march during a parade marking the country's Army Day, April 18, 2017, in Tehran.  (photo by GETTY/Atta Kenare)

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Understanding Iranian threat perceptions

Friday, Jul. 14, 2017 | Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Contributor

Rather than perpetuating mantras about Iranian expansionism, the United States and its regional allies should take a closer look at the origins of Iranian threat perceptions.

7 perils of Trump's attempt to isolate Iran

Monday, May. 22, 2017 | Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Contributor

President Donald Trump’s alignment of US foreign policy with that of Saudi Arabia will only serve to exacerbate tension and confrontation in the Middle East.

The GCC’s three options for dealing with Iran

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017 | Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Contributor

Against the backdrop of heightened tensions with Iran in past years, the Gulf Cooperation Council stands at a crossroads in how it chooses to deal with the Islamic Republic.

How Trump can deal with Iran-GCC conflict

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 | Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Contributor

Looking ahead, the election of Donald Trump can pave the way for the establishment of initiatives to jump-start a dialogue between Iran and the Gulf Cooperation Council.

How to kick-start Iran-US regional cooperation

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 | Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Contributor

Opponents of the nuclear deal in the West should understand that efforts to undermine the JCPOA only serve to reinforce in the minds of Iranians the notion that the United States cannot be trusted or engaged with on regional or other issues.

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Seyed Hossein Mousavian

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Seyed Hossein Mousavian is a Middle East security and nuclear policy specialist at Princeton University and a former spokesman for Iran’s nuclear negotiators. He is the author of "The Iranian Nuclear Crisis: A Memoir" (2012) and  “Iran and the United States: An Insider’s View on the Failed Past and the Road to Peace” (2014).

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