Javad Heirannia

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  • داریل کیمبال 2017-08-15 13:40

    By Javad Heirannia

    Kimball lauds Iran’s role in adopting treaty to ban nuclear arms

    TEHRAN - Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association in Washington, praises Iran for playing a major role in approving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in the United Nations. 

  • سناتور جان مک کین 2017-08-08 15:06

    By Javad Heirannia

    McCain: U.S. has been strengthening Israel and Arabs against Iran 

    TEHRAN - John McCain, the Republic senator from Arizona, says since the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979 the United States has been seeking to “contain” Iran for what he calls Tehran’s “threatening actions and malign influence”.

  • Gautam Adhikari 2017-07-26 14:01

    By Javad Heirannia

    China-India dispute would not flare up: expert 

    TEHRAN - Gautam Adhikari, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress (CAP), says it is “highly unlikely” that a dispute between India and China over a strip of land high in the Himalayas would go out of control.

  • Olli Heinonen 2017-07-24 12:09

    By Javad Heirannia

    Olli Heinonen: No strong will to create WMD-free Middle East 

    TEHRAN - Olli Heinonen, the former deputy director general for safeguards at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), tells the Tehran Times that there is no strong will among Middle East countries to push for a “weapons of mass destruction free zone”.

  • Robert R. Bianchi 2017-07-16 12:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    Divided Kurds have conflicting agendas: SISU professor 

    TEHRAN - A professor of Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) says “Kurds are divided into many factions with overlapping territorial aspirations and conflicting social agendas.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-07-02 12:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    Scholar predicts Bin Salman will intensify war on Yemen 

    TEHRAN - A professor of political science at Georgetown University is of the opinion that Mohammed bin Salman, who was suddenly promoted to the second ranking person in the Saudi Kingdom, will intensify war against Yemen and assert a tougher policy toward Iran. 

  • مهران کامروا 2017-07-01 11:22

    By Javad Heirannia

    Mohammed bin Salman is architect of sanctions on Qatar: Mehran Kamrava

    TEHRAN - Mehran Kamrava, a professor of the Middle East Studies in Georgetown University of Doha, tells the Tehran Times that Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is obviously the architect of sanctions against Qatar. 

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2017-06-12 10:31

    By Javad Heirannia

    Scholar urges Iran to launch ‘Ramadan diplomatic offensive’ in Qatar row 

    TEHRAN - A professor of global thought and comparative philosophies says he thinks it is “essential” for Iran to launch a “Ramadan diplomatic offensive” to lessen the effects of the blockade on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and some other Persian Gulf Arab states and to “signal to Qatar full humanitarian and diplomatic support”.

  • William O. Beeman - Cropper 2017-06-09 11:42

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump has no real foreign policy strategy: American expert

    TEHRAN - Prof. William O. Beeman, head of the anthropology department at the State University of Minnesota, is of the view that Donald Trump “has no real comprehensive foreign policy strategy”.

  • فرهنگ جهانپور 2017-05-19 22:19

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudi Arabia has started policy of getting closer to America: professor

    TEHRAN – Professor Farhang Jahanpour, a former senior research fellow at Harvard University, says President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia is not a sign that the kingdom is important in “global politics.”

  • Paul-Pillar.jpg 2017-05-15 10:05

    There is high turnout in healthy democracy: ex-CIA analyst 

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, says generally people vote massively in a “healthy democracy”.  

  • نادر انتصار 2017-05-02 15:18

    By Javad Heirannia

    High election turnout signify share in political system: academic 

    TEHRAN – Professor Nader Entessar from South Alabama University is of the opinion that massive participation in elections can signify that people “have a stake” in their country’s political system 

  • William O. Beeman 2017-04-30 11:49

    By Javad Heirannia

    Interests, not democracy for human rights, shape U.S. policy: professor

    TEHRAN - Prof. William O. Beeman, head of the anthropology department at the State University of Minnesota, says the United States is mostly concerned about its “strategic interests” and human rights and democracy never concern Washington.

  • پل پیلار 2017-04-12 11:12

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudis eager to develop nuclear program to keep pace with Iran: ex-CIA analyst 

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, says Saudi Arabia has been eager to keep pace with Iran in developing nuclear program.

  • ریچارد مورفی 2017-04-09 14:30

    By Javad Heirannia

    Murphy says S. Arabia has no intention to build nuclear arms

    TEHRAN - Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says he does not believe that Saudi Arabia intends to build nuclear weapons as the Institute for Science and International Security has said Riyadh has accelerated research into nuclear programs to counter Iran. 

  • Hossein Askari 2017-04-04 13:37

    By Javad Heirannia

    Plan to sell arms to Bahrain shows Trump’s disregard for human rights: professor 

    TEHRAN - A George Washington University professor says a decision by the sitting U.S. administration to sell weapons to Bahrain without the human rights conditions imposed by the Obama administration shows that President Trump as is a “businessman” who “has little time for human rights”.

  • William O. Beeman - Cropper 2017-03-30 01:27

    By Javad Heirannia

    Bannon and Miller shape White House policy: anthropologist

    TEHRAN - Prof. William O. Beeman, head of the anthropology department at the State University of Minnesota, believes  that Donld Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon and senior policy advisor  Stephen Miller are “extremly dangerous ideologues” who control the White House.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2017-03-14 14:28

     By Javad Heirannia

    Iran well advised to forge closer ties with EU: scholar 

    TEHRAN - Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, a professor of global thought and comparative philosophies, believes that Iran must reinforce its relations with the European Union in view of the fact that “Iran and Europe have had a common bond throughout history.”

  • John Limbert 2017-03-12 11:28

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran has no intention to recreate Persian Empire: John Limbert

    TEHRAN - John Limbert, the former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for Iran, dismisses the view that Iran intends to revive the Persian Empire.

  • Robert R. Bianchi 2017-03-11 15:51

    By Javad Heirannia

    China assumed globalization leadership in 1395: Robert Bianchi

    TEHRAN – Professor Robert R. Bianchi, Professor of Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), believes that China appeared the frontrunner to “assume the leadership of globalization” in the year 1395, the Persian calendar year falling between March 2016 and March 2017). 

  • نادر انتصار 2017-02-21 12:20

    By Javad Heirannia

    Britain will become more inclined toward U.S.: academic 

    TEHRAN – Professor Nader Entessar from South Alabama University tells the Tehran Times that Britain’s foreign policy “will become more aligned with that of the United States” after Brexit.

  • ریچارد مورفی 2017-02-10 18:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    It’s strictly unclear that Trump would seek review of JCPOA: Richard Murphy

    Murphy says allies would not join U.S. if Trump abrogates nuclear deal 

    TEHRAN - Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says allies would not join the United States if the Trump administration rescinds the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, Germany, and the European Union.

  • James Charles Slattery 2017-01-22 13:11

    By Javad Heirannia

    Ex-Congressman sees no major foreign policy shift under Trump

    TEHRAN - Former U.S. Congressman James Charles Slattery says he remains hopeful that there will be no serious changes in U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, who officially took power on Friday.