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Iran Liberalism

Iran: is the game over?

It is increasingly clear that Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ campaign against Iran is effective and has damaged Iran's economy, particularly the energy, shipping, and financial sectors. Oil exports have dropped from 2.5 million barrels per day in 2018 to only 100…
bubmag
September 13, 2019
Iran Liberalism

30 Great Movies That Defined the 2010s

Perhaps it goes without saying, but the most culturally significant movie of the 2010s is The Avengers. There were many decades of superhero movies before the release of Joss Whedons 2012 box-office behemoth, and the move toward the stylish, ideologically mat…
bubmag
September 4, 2019
Iran Liberalism

Like it or not, talks with Iran are coming soon

At this weekend’s Group of Seven summit, French President Emmanuel Macron delivered an important reality check on the war of ideas between the United States and Iran. The bottom line: Tehran is winning. If anyone needed proof, witness Macron’s decision to inv…
bubmag
August 27, 2019
Iran Liberalism

He’s Why Iran Is Feuding With Stanford

As manager of the Stanford Iran 2040 Project, Pooya Azadi makes a point of tracking Irans economic, environmental and social trends. Recently, he found himself at the center of them. In a May 29 speech, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei accused Azadis resea…
bubmag
August 15, 2019
Iran Liberalism

Iran’s Spies Are at War With Each Other

Political rivalry among Irans various factions is nothing new. Ever since the 1979 revolution and particularly after former President Mohammad Khatamis unexpected electoral victory in 1997, moderate officialsincluding reformists and centrists now associated w…
bubmag
August 9, 2019