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Our guide to some of the best online Iran analysis
Sep 23rd 2013
AS IRAN’S new president, Hassan Rohani, heads to New York to address the UN General Assembly and likely hold talks with Barack Obama, minds are focused on whether or not this could herald a thaw in relations between America and the Islamic Republic. Will Mr Rohani be able to cut a deal with the West over his country’s disputed nuclear programme and ease the sanctions which are crippling the Iranian economy? Is Iran's apparent change of policy tactical or strategic? How does Syria feature? What might be the impact on Iran’s oil and gas industry? For more detail on all this and more, here is a selection of good sources on Iran.
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