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Potential for Reducing Gulf Tensions

The diplomatic deadlock between the United States and Iran places the burden for preventing conflict on the European countries and some of the other trading partners of Iran.

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UAE Outreach to Iran Cracks Open the Door to Dialogue

While the Emiratis have their own reasons for outreach to Tehran, Washington and Riyadh may find it useful as well.

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Conflict or Compromise: U.S. and Iran on a Knife’s Edge

Whatever the path out of the current crisis, Gulf Arab states seeking an end to Iranian interference in regional affairs are likely to be disappointed.

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Iran’s Economic Resistance Buckling under U.S. Maximum Pressure

The Iranian government has been constantly seeking strategies to circumvent U.S. sanctions, but these efforts have not led to a sustainable and secure solution.

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Gulf Arab States Don’t Want a U.S.-Iranian War, and Could Help Avoid One

Caught in the crossfire already, Gulf Arab countries have an important opportunity to help shape the off-ramp from confrontation.

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Tehran’s Strategy: Heroic Flexibility, Strategic Patience, or Active Resistance?

Iran's political factions appear to have their own distinct perceptions of the Trump administration’s Iran policy and try hard to take advantage of that policy in their factional struggle for power.

Back to Zero: U.S. Scraps Iran Sanctions Waivers

The end to oil-import waivers comes just as OPEC and its allies were starting to enjoy the fruits of their oil production cut agreement, and the fallout from the policy to drive Iranian exports down to zero is already being felt in the volatile oil market.

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