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Monographs

 

Forthc.         Iran in an Emerging New Orld Order: From Ahmadinejad to Rouhani, New York: Palgrave Macmillan (Studies in Iranian Politics), fall/winter 2018.

Forthc.     Germany’s Foreign Cultural and Education Policy towards Iran after the Nuclear Deal (working title), Stuttgart (Germany): Institute for International Cultural Relations (ifa) (ifa Edition Culture and Foreign Policy).

 

2011        Der Iran-Konflikt und die Obama-Regierung: Alter Wein in neuen Schläuchen? [The Iran conflict and the Obama Administration: Old wine in new skins?], Potsdam: Potsdam University Press (WeltTrends-Papiere, No. 12), reprint [ISSN 1864-0656 | ISBN 978-3-86956-042-7].

 

2010        Der Iran-Konflikt und die Obama-Regierung: Alter Wein in neuen Schläuchen?, Potsdam University Press (WeltTrends-Papiere, No. 12), March [ISSN 1864-0656 | ISBN 978-3-86956-042-7].

 

2007       Iran in the Eye of Storm: Backgrounds of a Global Crisis [online], Peace and Conflict Studies, Institute of Sociology, University of Münster (Germany), 3rd edn., May ▪ republished by the Institute for Strategic Studies, Zurich ▪ documented by the Information Centre on Militarisation (IMI) (13/04) ▪ reprinted as Report by Nathan Hale Institute for Intelligence and Military Affairs (Boise, ID: Liberty Park, USA™ Foundation).

 

 

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2017c         Kritik der Iran-Analysen unter Präsident Rohani: Von Dämonisierung zu Glorifizierung [Critique of Iran analyses under President Rouhani: From demonization to glorification], in: Ernst, Oliver (ed.) Iran-Reader 2017: Beiträge zum deutsch-iranischen Kulturdialog, Sankt Augustin & Berlin (Germany): Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), pp. 9–24.

2017b         Cultural and Academic Relations between Iran and the West after the Nuclear Deal: Policy Recommendations, in: Ernst, Oliver (ed.) Iran-Reader 2017: Beiträge zum deutsch-iranischen Kulturdialog, Sankt Augustin & Berlin (Germany): Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), pp. 191–194 ▪ republished by the Brookings Institution, 15/11 | WorldAffairsJournal.org (Washington, DC: World Affairs Institute), 15/11.

Arabic translation, Brookings Institution, 15/11.

2017a         Deutsche Iran-Politik jenseits des Atomdeals: Außen- und entwicklungspolitische Neujustierungen, in: Christian Mölling & Daniela Schwarzer (eds.) Außenpolitische Herausforderungen für die nächste Bundesregerung: Stärken, Schwächen, Chancen und Risiken, Berlin: German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) (DGAPkompakt, No. 6, Summer), pp. 37–39.

Germany’s Relations with Iran beyond the Nuclear Deal: Readjusting Foreign and Development Policy, in: Christian Mölling & Daniela Schwarzer (eds.) Foreign Policy and the Next German Government: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats, Berlin: German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAPkompakt, No. 7, Summer), pp. 27–30.

2014            Long Live the Tyrant! The Myth of Benign Sanctions – plus Epilogue on the Geneva Agreement with Iran, in: Ernst, Oliver (ed.) Iran-Reader 2014, Sankt Augustin & Berlin (Germany): Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), pp. 81–96.

2012           Der internationale Konflikt um Iran und das Völkerrecht: Versuch einer Gesamtdarstellung [The international Iran conflict and international law: Towards a complete overview], in: Crome, Erhard (ed.) Die UNO und das Völkerrecht in den internationalen Beziehungen der Gegenwart [The UN and international law in contemporary international relations], Potsdam (Germany): WeltTrends (Potsdamer Textbücher, No. 18), pp. 137–206.

2011            Der internationale Konflikt um Iran und das Völkerrecht [The international Iran conflict and international law], in: Crome, Erhard (ed.) Die UNO und das Völkerrecht in den internationalen Beziehungen der Gegenwart [The UN and International Law in Contemporary International Relations], Berlin: Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (RLS Papers), pp. 67–93.

2010           The Iran Conflict in an Interpolar World: The Case of China, in: Luedtke, Ralph-M. & Strutynski, Peter (eds.) Kapitalismus, Krise und Krieg: Den Kreislauf durchbrechen [Capitalism, crisis and war: Disrupting the cycle], Kassel (Germany): Jenior Verlag (Kasseler Schriften zur Friedenspolitik, Bd. 17 [Kassel Scripts on Peace Policy, Vol. 17]), pp. 99–111.

2009          Kriegsgefahr gebannt? Obama und der Iran [Danger of war averted? Obama and Iran], in: Luedtke, Ralph-M. & Strutynski, Peter (eds.) Deutschland im Krieg: Transatlantischer Imperialismus, NATO und EU [Germany at war: Transatlantic imperialism, NATO and EU], Kassel (Germany): Jenior Verlag (Kasseler Schriften zur Friedenspolitik, Bd. 16 [Kassel Scripts on Peace Policy, Vol. 16]), pp. 140–172.

2008          Mut zur Integration! Plädoyer für eine partizipative Demokratie [Courage for integration! Pleading for a participative democracy], in: Kissau, K.; Kortmann, M.; Tietze, K.; Aksünger, H.; et al. (eds.) Migration steuern oder verwalten? Deutschland im internationalen Vergleich, University of Münster, pp. 121–145.

forthc.        Regional Security Architecture in West Asia and North Africa: Concepts, Initiatives and Realization Potentials, EuroMeSCo Paper (Euro–Mediterranean Study Commission) (Barcelona: European Institute of the Mediterranean (IeMed) European Institute of the Mediterranean [IEMed)], a consortium comprising the Catalan Government, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Barcelona City Council).

2017           Facing big political challenges, this week’s Gulf Cooperation Council meeting fell flat, Markaz: Middle East Politics & Policy, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, Center for Middle East Policy, 06/12.

Translation into Arabic, Brookings Doha Center.

2016           German–Iranian Relations after the Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical and Economic Dimensions, Insight Turkey, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Winter), pp. 59–75.

2014b          Why Sanctions against Iran are Counterproductive: Conflict Resolution and State–Society Relations, International Journal, Vol. 69, No. 1 (March), pp. 48–65.

2014a         Iran’s Policy Towards Post-Saddam Iraq, Orient: German Journal for Politics, Economics and Culture of the Middle East, Berlin: German Orient Institute, Vol. 55, No. IV, pp. 29–37.

2013b         Building Sustainable Security for Southwest Asia: A Regional Integration Process of the Highest Priority, Palestine–Israel Journal of Politics, Economics and Culture, Vol. 19, Nos. 1 & 2 (Autumn), pp. 15–22. | Reposted by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

2013a         Iran’s Civil Society Grappling with a Triangular Dynamic, in: Aarts, Paul & Cavatorta, Francesco (eds.) Civil Society in Syria and Iran: Activism in Authoritarian Contexts, Boulder, CO & London: Lynne Rienner, pp. 39–68.

Other periodicals

 

2018c         & Bernd W. Kubbig & Marc Finaud, Against All Odds – Decreasing the Saudi–Iranian Rivalry for Regional Hegemony Through and in the Wake of the JCPOA: Obstacles and Opportunities, 6th Cooperative Idea – APOME (Academic Peace Orchestra Middle East, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt) & GCSP, Policy Forum for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation in the Middle East/Gulf, Geneva: Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), No. 9 (March 2018).

2018b          Das Ende der Stabilität in Iran: Zur jüngsten iranischen Rebellion [The end of stability in Iran: On the recent Iranian rebellion], WeltTrends, No. 137 (March 2018), pp. 4–8.

2018a         Iran: Hält das Atomabkommen? [Iran: Will the nuclear deal survive?], LuXemburg Spezial »Weltordnungskonflikte«, January, pp. 62–69. ▪ first published in Online-Sonderausgabe 2017, Berlin: Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Novermber 2017 ▪ slightly updated version published on Telepolis, 11/12/2017.

2017d         Where will the Rouhani administration’s neoliberal doctrine lead Iran to? (Persian), pecritique.com (Political Economy Critique), Nov./Dec.

2017c         Wandel durch Handel und Annäherung? Ernüchternde Bilanz und Lehren nach vier Jahren Rohani-Präsidentschaft in Iran [Change through trade and rapprochement? Sober balance sheet and lessons after 4 years of the Rouhani administration in Iran], multipolar: Zeitschrift für kritische Sicherheitsforschung, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 75–82.

2017c         Hunde, die bellen, beißen nicht?, IranContact: Das Außenwirtschaftsmagazin, Vol. 2, No. 03/2017 (mid-September), Berlin: OWC-Verlag für Außenwirtschaft, pp. 26–28.

2017b         Der Doppelschlag von Teheran: Wie das Regime die Attacken innen- und außenpolitisch instrumentalisiert [The twin attack of Tehran: How the regime instrumentalizes the attacks in domestic politics and foreign policy], Internationale Politik (IP), Berlin: German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), Vol. 72, No. 4 (July/August), pp. 103–107.

2017a         Brief aus Manama, Eindrücke vom IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies) Manama Dialogue 2016, WeltTrends: Das außenpolitische Journal, No. 125 (March), pp. 19–21.

2016c         Islam – der einzige Weg: Die politische und geopolitische Kultur der Islamischen Republik Iran [Islam – the only way: The Islamic Republic of Iran’s political and geopolitical culture], trans. R. Hagen, Wissenschaft und Frieden (W&F), Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 13–16.

2016b         Eine Region aus den Fugen [A region unravelling], Berliner Republik: Das Debattenmagazin, No. 1/2016 (February), pp. 29–31.

2016a         (& Sebastian Sons) The Saudi–Iran Conflict Up Close, Handelsblatt Global Edition: The Voice of Europe’s Leading Economy, No. 357 (29 January), pp. 32–34 ▪ republished by »DGAP Five Questions«, Berlin: German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP).

2015b         Iran-Analysen: Zwischen politischem Kalkül und Wunschdenken [Iran analyses: Between political calculus and wishful thinking], inamo: Berichte und Analysen zu Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens, Berlin: Informationsprojekt Naher und Mittlerer Osten (inamo), Vol. 21, No. 83 (Autumn), pp. 47–49.

2015a          Irans Politik gegenüber dem Irak nach Saddam Hussein, partial translation from the English original ‘Iran’s Policy Towards Post-Saddam Iraq’, Orient, 2014, by Ch. Schweitzer, FriedensForum: Zeitschrift der Friedensbewegung, Vol. 28, No. 1/2015 (Jan./Feb.), pp. 32–33.

2013f          Das Genfer Abkommen mit Iran: Eine Folge der Sanktionspolitik? [The Geneva Agreement with Iran: A Result of the Sanctions Policy?], inamo: Berichte und Analysen zu Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens, Berlin: Informationsprojekt Naher und Mittlerer Osten (inamo), Vol. 19, No. 76 (Winter), p. 3.

2013e         Der »Fallout« der Iran-Sanktionen, International: Die Zeitschrift für internationale Politik (Austria), No. IV/2013, pp. 25–26.

2013d          Long Live the Tyrant! The Myth of Benign Sanctions, New Politics (New York), Vol. 14, No. 3 (Summer), pp. 17–24.

2013c         Nefarious Fallouts of Iran Sanctions: Time for Abandoning Coercive Diplomacy, Asfar: The Middle Eastern Journal (UK), No. 3 (August).

2013b         Les sanctions contre l’Iran : Les multiples impacts néfastes [Sanctions on Iran: Multiple nefarious impacts], Géostratégiques, Paris: Paris Academy of Geopolitics, No. 40 (3rd trimester 2013), pp. 155–161.

2013a         Iran, die Bürgerrechtsbewegung und der Westen: Zehn Thesen [Iran, the civil rights movement and the West: Ten theses], FriedensForum: Zeitschrift der Friedensbewegung, No. 2/2013 (March), pp. 31–33 | republished online on Die Freiheitsliebe, 12 June ▪ ZNet Deutschland, 13 June ▪ aixpaix.de: Aachener Friedensmagazin, 13 June ▪ Arab Spring Collective, 1 July.

2012f          Lang lebe der Tyrann! Die Mär von den gutartigen Sanktionen, inamo: Berichte und Analysen zu Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens, Berlin: Informationsprojekt Naher und Mittlerer Osten (inamo), Vol. 18, No. 72 (Winter), pp. 77–79.

2012e         Iran: Die falsche Medizin (Iran: The wrong medicine), Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik, Vol. 57, No. 4 (April), pp. 9–13 | Republished in Münchner Aufruf: Aufstehen für den Frieden – Kein Krieg gegen Iran, Newsletter, No. 2 (10 July).

2012d         Auf Kollisionskurs mit dem Iran: Von Spektakeln, lähmenden Sanktionen und der Vorbereitung eines Krieges [On collision course with Iran: On spectacles, crippling sanctions and the preparation of a war], Hintergrund: Das Nachrichtenmagazin, No. 2/2012, pp. 15–19. [Fußnoten | Footnotes]

2012c         Sicherheitskonferenz Nahost: Eine zivilgesellschaftliche Initiative [Middle East security conference: A civil-society initiative], WeltTrends: Zeitschrift für internationale Politik, Vol. 20, No. 83 (March–April), pp. 98–100.

2012b         Krieg gegen Iran? [War against Iran?], FriedensJournal, No. 2/2012 (March), pp. 3–4.

2012a         Konferenz für Sicherheit und Zusammenarbeit im Mittleren und Nahen Osten, Sand im Getriebe: Internationaler deutschsprachiger Rundbrief der ATTAC-Bewegung, No. 94 (15 February), p. 12.

2011b         (& Kaveh Yazdani) Das Verhältnis von Religion und Staat in Iran: Von den Safaviden bis heute [The relationship between religion and state in Iran: From the Safavids until today], Zeitschrift für Religion und Gesellschaft, Cologne: Forschungszentrum für Religion und Gesellschaft (forege), Vol. 1, No. 2 (Autumn), pp. 298–312.

2011a          Will There Be War on Iran? A Fresh Yet Divergent Look at an Old Question, The Middle East in London, London: London Middle East Institute (LMEI), School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, Vol. 7, No. 7 (February–March), pp. 16–17 | republished online as Is War with Iran Inevitable?, Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 01/02 ▪ Payvand Iran News,01/02 ▪ e-International Relations (e-IR), 02/02 ▪ Iranian Diplomacy, 02/02 ▪ Monthly Review Webzine, 03/02 ▪ Iran Review, 03/02.

2010e         Sanktionsregime gegen den Iran: Entstehung und Auswirkungen [The sanctions regime on Iran: Its formation and ramifications], inamo: Berichte und Analysen zu Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens, Berlin: Informationsprojekt Naher und Mittlerer Osten (inamo), Vol. 16, No. 63 (Autumn), pp. 33–39.

2010d         Unkluge Kollateralschäden »smarter« Sanktionen gegen Iran [Collateral Damages of »Smart« Sanctions against Iran], FriedensJournal, No. 3/2010 (May), pp. 6–7.

2010c       Collateral Damage of Iran Sanctions, The ColdType Reader, No. 46 (May), pp. 56–57.

2010b         The »Middle East«: From Past and Present Attributions to a Future Regional Identity?, Polyvocia: SOAS Journal of Graduate Research, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, Vol. 2 (March), pp. 3–20.

2010a         Iran: Gescheiterter Auftakt im Atompoker [Iran: Failed prelude to the nuclear poker], in: Informationsstelle Wissenschaft und Frieden (ed.) 2008: Yes we can – 2010: No I can’t? Ein Jahr US-Außen- und Militärpolitik unter Obama, Dossier No. 63, Supplement to Wissenschaft und Frieden, Vol. 28, No. 1 (Feb.), pp. 12–14.

2009e        (& Miriam Shabafrouz) Dem Iran drohen im Atomstreit schärfere Sanktionen [Iran is threatened with sharper sanctions in the nuclear dispute], Zenith – Zeitschrift für den Orient, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 38–39.

2009d        Die Obama-Administration im Umgang mit Iran: Von Risiken und Chancen für Frieden und Demokratie [The Obama Administration dealing with Iran: On risks and chances for peace and democracy], Berlin: Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (RLS Standpunkte, No. 21/2009), November.

2009c        60 Jahre Nakba: Von ethnischer Säuberung zur Dekolonisierung? [Nakba 60 years on: From ethnic cleansing to decolonization?], inamo: Berichte und Analysen zu Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens, Berlin: Informationsprojekt Naher und Mittlerer Osten (inamo), Vol. 15, No. 58 (summer), pp. 56–60.

2009b        Iran: Das amerikanische Dilemma zwischen alter und neuer Politik [Iran: The American dilemma between old and new policies], Eurasisches Magazin, No. 06/09 (2 June 2009), pp. 15–22, online.

2009a        US-Politik gegenüber Iran vor einem Wendepunkt?, Interview, FriedensJournal, No. 3/2009 (May), pp. 8–9.

2008d        Kommt der Krieg gegen den Iran? Wie in den USA über einen Iran-Krieg nachgedacht wird [Is war against Iran coming? How an Iran War is discussed in the U.S.], WeltTrends – Zeitschrift für internationale Politik (Journal of International Politics), Vol. 16, No. 63 (November/December 2008), pp. 5–10.

2008c        Damoklesschwert Iran-Krieg [Iran War as sword of Damocles], FriedensJournal, No. 4/2008 (July), pp. 3–5 ▪ updated and slighty revised version on NRhZ-Online – Neue Rheinische Zeitung, Online Flyer No. 157 (30 July).

2008b        »Business as usual«? Neokonservatives Kriegsgetrommel in Berlin [»Business as Usual«? Neoconservative war-drumming in Berlin], inamo: Berichte und Analysen zu Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens, Berlin: Informationsprojekt Naher und Mittlerer Osten (inamo), Vol. 14, No. 54 (1 July), pp. 61–63.

2008a        »Aufs Maul hauen, einknasten, umbringen«: Ex-linke Bellizisten trommeln zum Präventivkrieg gegen den Iran, analyse & kritik, No. 529 (20 June), p. 19.

2007          »Don’t blame the messenger for the message«? Wie die EU-Diplomatie den Weg für einen US-Angriff auf Iran ebnet [How EU diplomacy paved the way for a U.S. war on Iran], AUSDRUCK, Tübingen: Informationsstelle Militarisierung, June 2007, pp. 3–6 [lead at Linksnet, 29/05) and in: Informationsstelle Militarisierung e.V. (ed.), Studien zur Militarisierung EUropas 28/2007, 7 pages.

2006          Offensive Realism, Concepts of Power, and China: Is There A New “Biggest and Baddest Dude on the Block”?, 360° – Das studentische Journal für Politik und Gesellschaft, 01/2006, Issue China als globaler Faktor im 21. Jahrhundert? [China as global factor in the 21st century?], pp. 38–48; Summary.

 

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Newspapers

 

2018             Revolte gegen die Revolution: Bilanz zum 39. Jahrestag der Revolution in Iran [Revolt against the revolution: Balance-sheet on the 39th anniversary of the Revolution in Iran], taz.die tageszeitung, 03–04/02, p. 11. {Media coverage: Perlentaucher: Das Kulturmagazin, 03/02 | Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung (Federal Agency for Civic Education, bpb), »Sicherheitspolitische Presseschau«, 04/02 | Iran International TV (London), media review show »Irân az negâh-e digarân« [Iran viewed by others], 06/01}

2018            (& Arash Sarkohi) »Fürchtet euch!« Wenn Slogans für sich sprechen [»Be afraid!« When slogans speak for themselves], Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 16/01, p. 37. {Media coverage: Perlentaucher: Das Kulturmagazin, 16/10 | Dirk Liesemer, »Brot, Arbeit, Freiheit«: Was die Menschen im Iran auf die Straße treibt, piqd, 20/10.}

2018            Wenn die letzte Hoffnung zerstört ist: Warum das Regime im Iran jetzt infrage gestellt wird [When the last hope is destroyed: Why the regime in Iran is now being put in question], Der Tagesspiegel (Berlin), 04/01, p. 6.

2018             Iran : Les racines et ferments de la colère [Iran: Roots and ferments of the rage], L’Orient-Le Jour (Beirut), 06/01, p. 9 ▪ republished on CameroonVoice (Montreal), 08/01.

2017            »Ein Pyrrhussieg für Iran« [»A Pyrrhic victory for Iran«], interviewed by Daniel Steinvorth, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 23/12.

2017            Libanon hält den Atem an: Ein neues Kapitel im iranischen-saudischen Hegemonialkonflikt [Lebanon is holding its breath: A new chapter in the Iranian–Saudi hegemonic rivalry], Neue Zürcher Zeitung, p. 10, 22/11.

2016           Iran and Saudi Arabia: The Impending Storm, New Age: The Outspoken Daily (Bangladesh), 14/01.

2013           Iran: Warum Sanktionen den Tyrannen helfen [Iran: Why sanctions help tyrants], Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 03/01, p. 28 ▪ republished as Warum Sanktionen Teherans Tyrannen helfen [Why sanctions help Tehran’s tyrants], Qantara.de: Dialog mit der islamischen Welt, 07/01.

Qantara.de, 19/01  ▪ Jadaliyya (Washington, DC & Beirut: Arab Studies Institute), 15/02.

2009c        Strategen uneins, junge Welt (Berlin), No. 109, 12/05, pp. 10–11 (Thema).

2009b        Liberaler Falke, junge Welt (Berlin), No. 63, 16/03, pp. 10–11 (Thema).

2009a        The »Coalition of the Willing« Against Iran?, Iran Times (International) (Washington, DC), Vol. XXXVIII, No. 5, 02/01.

2008b        »Die Kriegsgefahr ist groß und bleibt aktuell«, interview with William R. Polk, junge Welt (Berlin), 03/11, p. 8.

2008a        Krieg vor Toresschluß? Wie in den USA über einen Angriff auf den Iran gedacht wird, junge Welt (Berlin), No. 187, 12/08, pp. 10–11 (Thema).

 

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Online

 

2018f           Iranians Respond to the Regime: »Leave Syria alone!«, Al Jazeera English, 02/05.

Arabic translation by Brookings Doha Center, 02/05.

2018e          Iran and Syria’s War: Fighting »Terror« Publicly, Mourning the Dead Secretly, Al Jazeera English, 01/05 ▪ republished by Al Siasi (Amman), 03/05.

Arabic translation by Brookings Doha Center,02/05.

2018d         Vom schönen Schein der Islamischen Republik: Westliche Perspektiven auf den Iran, Qantara.de: Dialog mit der islamischen Welt, 07/03 ▪ republished on Iran-Journal, 19/03.

 Iran’s Image in Europe: Making Believe, transl. from German, Qantara.de: Dialogue with the Islamic World, 18/03.

2018c         Causes behind Iran’s Protests: A Preliminary Account, Al Jazeera English, 06/01 ▪ republished on Iran Matters, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 06/01 ▪ republished as Protests in Iran: The Spark that Turned Into a Wildfire, Qantara.de: Dialog with the Islamic World, 09/01.

Arabic translation by Brookings Doha Center, 06/01.

2018b         Quo vadis Iran? Außen- und innenpolitischer Rückblick 2017 und Ausblick 2018 [Quo vadis Iran? Foreign policy and domestic politics review 2017 and prospects for 2018], Iran-Journal, 06/01 ▪ republished by Arabischer Publizisten-Verein Deustchlands (APVD), 09/01.

2018a         Protestwelle im Iran: »Rohani, ich bereue!« [Wave of protest in Iran: »Rohani, I regret«], Qantara.de: Dialog mit der islamischen Welt, 04/01 ▪ republished as Der enttschäuschende Hoffnungsträger [The disappointing bearer of hope], Iran-Journal, 05/01.

Trans. into Arabic, Qantara.de, 05/01.

2017i          The Survival of the Nuclear Deal and Iran’s External and Internal Challenges, in: ibid. et al, The Middle East and North Africa in 2018: Challenges, threats, and opportunities, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 21/12.

2017h         (et al) What Brookings experts are saying about the GCC summit, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 06/12 ▪ republished by Stratfor, 08/12.

Translation into Arabic, Brookings Doha Center.

2017g         Lebanon Caught in the Crosshairs, Iran Matters (a special research initiative of the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center’s Iran Project, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA), 06/12 ▪ slightly updated version published as Spectacles at a Time of Geopolitical Change: 4 November and the Iranian–Saudi Rivalry after the Fall of ISIL, The Region, 12/12.

2017f          The Iranian–Saudi Hegemonic Rivalry, Iran Matters (a special research initiative of the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center’s Iran Project, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA), 25/10 ▪ republished by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), 26/10 ▪ republished on Ανιχνεύσεις (Greece), 29/10.

Saudi Arabia and Iran – An Unresolved Conflict: Your Guide to Understanding the Historical Struggle for Influence (Arabic), Sana Press, 21/12 ▪ Mosnad News (Yemen), 24/05/2018 ▪ YemenAkhbar.com, 24/05.

2017e         Wandel durch Handel und Annäherung?, Iran-Journal, 31/05 ▪ republished as Westliche Iran-Politik: Wandel durch Handel?, Qantara.de: Dialog mit der Islamischen Welt, 23/08 ▪ short version published as Wandel durch Annäherung im Iran? Bilanz nach vier Jahren Rohani-Präsidentschaft, »Politisches Feuilleton«, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, 18/05.

The West’s Iran Policy: For Real Change Through Trade, Qantara.de: Dialogue with the Islamic World, 23/08.

2017d         Wahlen in Iran: „Kulturzeit“-Interview mit dem Nahost-Experten Ali Fathollah-Nejad, interviewed by Ursula Beyer, »Kulturzeit«, 3sat, 18/05.

2017c         Comeback der Hardliner? Vor der Präsidentschaftswahl in Iran, interviewed by Patrick Garber, »Tacheles«, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, 13/05.

2017b         Rouhanis neoliberal-autoritäre Wirtschaftsdoktrin [Rouhani’s neoliberal-authoritarian economic doctrine], Iran-Journal, 26/04 ▪ slightly edited version published as Rohanis vorhersehbares wirtschaftliches Scheitern: Wirtschaftspolitik im Iran, Qantara.de: Dialog mit der islamischen Welt, 15/05.

 Rouhani’s Neoliberal Doctrine Has Failed Iran, Washington, DC: Middle East Institute (Policy Memo), 18/05 ▪ republished as Rouhani’s Inevitable Failure: Economic Policy in Iran, Qantara.de: Dialogue with the Islamic World, 19/05.

Arabic translation, Qantara.de, 19/05.

2017a         Irans janusköpfige Außenpolitik [Iran’s Janus-faced foreign policy], Iran-Journal, 15/04.

2016c      Der iranisch-saudische Konflikt und der Westen, Huffington Post Deutschland, 05/04.

2016b      (& Sebastian Sons) Der Konflikt zwischen Iran und Saudi-Arabien: Welche Gründe und Folgen hat die Rivalität? [The conflict between Iran and Saudi Arbabia: What are the reasons and consequences of the rivalry?], Berlin: German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) (»Fünf Fragen«), 21/01 ▪ listed in Sicherheitspolitische Presseschau [security-policy press review], Bonn: bpb (Federal Agency for Civil Education) ▪ republished by LabourNetAustria (Vienna), 05/02.

 

2016a      Iran-saudischer Konflikt: Zeichen auf Sturm, Qantara.de: Dialog mit der Islamischen Welt, 06/01.

 

Iran and Saudi Arabia: The Impending Storm, translated from German by N. Coon, Qantara.de: Dialogue with the Islamic World, 06/01 ▪ republished by New Age: The Outspoken Daily (Bangladesh), 14/01.

 

2015c      Iran: Rosige Analysen sind irreführend [Iran: Rosy analyses are misleading], Deutschlandradio Kultur, »Politisches Feuilleton«, 07/07 ▪ republished as Prüfender Blick: Wahrnehmung der iranischen Führung im Westen, Qantara.de: Dialog mit der Islamischen Welt, 07/07.

 

 A Sober and Critical Eye is Needed: How the West Views Iran’s Leaders, translated from German by J. Bergeron, Qantara.de: Dialogue with the Islamic World, 10/07.

 

Arabic translation by Y. Hejazi, Qantara.de, 13/07.

 

2015b      Vom Atomdeal geblendet: Weshalb beschönigende Iran-Analysen nicht weiterhelfen [Dazzled by the nuclear deal: Why varnished Iran analyses are not helpful], ipg-journal (Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft), Berlin: Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES), 06/07 ▪ republished by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), 08/07 ▪ listed in Sicherheitspolitische Presseschau [security-policy press review], Bonn: bpb (Federal Agency for Civil Education), 16/07.

 

2015a      Atomdeal mit Iran: Die Hardliner werden nicht stillhalten [Nuclear deal with Iran: The hardliners won’t keep still], The Huffington Post Deutschland (in Zusammenarbeit mit Focus), 06/07 ▪ republished by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), 13/07.

 

2013e      The Geneva Agreement with Iran: A Result of the Sanctions Policy?, Fair Observer, 04/12 ▪ republished on Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 09/12 ▪ published (slightly edited) as The Geneva Accords and the Return of the »Defensive Realists«, LobeLog (U.S. foreign affairs blog of the international news wire service Inter Press Service), 05/12 ▪ republished on Payvand Iran News, 06/12.

 

Iran-Sanktionen: Wie gut zielt der Westen? [Iran sanctions: How well does the West target?], Telepolis, 12/11 ▪ republished as Der lange Schatten der Iran-Sanktionen [The long shadow of Iran sanctions], The Huffington Post Deutschland (in Zusammenarbeit mit Focus), 20/11.

 

2013d      Fallouts of Iran Sanctions, World Policy Journal (online), New York: World Policy Institute, 31/07 ▪ republished on Oriental Review (Moscow), 01/08 ▪ published as ‘Nefarious Fallouts of Iran Sanctions’ on Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 05/08 ▪ Payvand Iran News, 05/08 ▪ Iranian.com, 05/08 ▪ Fair Observer, 09/08.

 

2013c      Sanctions against Iran: Like a Slow Poison Injected into Society, Qantara.de: Dialogue with the Islamic World, 24 June ▪ republished on Iranian.com, 01/07 ▪ published as The Myth of Benign Sanctions, Your Middle East, 01/07 ▪ published as Iran: The Myth of Benign Sanctions, Shabka InfoNet (Vienna), 04/07 ▪ (slightly edited) published as The Myth of Benign Sanctions against Iran, +972 Magazine (Israel), 02/07.

 

2013b      Les sanctions contre l’Iran : Les multiples impacts néfastes, Le Huffington Post (France, en association avec le groupe Le Monde), 21/06 ▪ republished on Mondialisation.ca, Montreal: Centre de recherche sur la mondialisation, 21/06 ▪ Les multiples impacts néfastes des sanctions contre l’Iran, Le Huffington Post (Québec), 21/06 ▪ Le Grand Soir (France), 29/06.

 

2013a      Sanktionen verlängern die Lebensdauer autoritärer Regime [Sanctions Prolong the Lifespan of Authoritarian Regimes], Interviewed by Ramon Schack, Telepolis, 14/03 ▪ republished as »Den Chinesen auf dem Silbertablett serviert«: Sanktionen gegen den Iran [»Handing Iran to China on a Silver Plate: Sanctions against Iran], Zenith Online, 02/04 ▪ republished on ZNet Deutschland, 09/04 ▪ republished on AG Friedensforschung (Germany), 15/04.

 

2012e       Die Iran-Sanktionen treffen die Falschen: Wie Embargos ihr Ziel verfehlen [Iran Sanctions Hit the Wrong Ones: How Embargoes Miss Their Target], Deutschlandradio Kultur, »Politisches Feuilleton«, 29/11 ▪ republished on ZNet Deutschland, 10/12 ▪  republished on aixpaix.de: Aachener Friedensmagazin, 03/01/2013 ▪ republished on Arab Spring Collective, 25/01/2013.

 

2012d     (& Hillel Schenker) Iran, Israel und der Westen: Auswege aus der Bedrohungsspirale [Iran, Israel and the West: Exiting the Dangerous Spiral], IPPNWforum, No. 130 (June), Berlin: International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) Germany, pp. 10–11 republished on aixpaix.de: Aachener Friedensmagazin, 06/09.

 

(& Hillel Schenker) Iran, Israel, and the West: Is There a Way Out of the Crisis?, Palestine–Israel Journal of Politics, Economics and Culture (online), 25/07 ▪ slightly edited version republished on Fair Observer, 27/08 ▪ Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 28/08 ▪ Arab Spring Collective (Cairo), 29/08 ▪ Iranian.com, 03/09.

 

2012c      Krieg gegen den Iran? Zeit für Diplomatie, Zenith Online, 04/04.

 

2012b       Gleichgewicht der Abrüstung: Atomwaffenfreie Zone in Westasien, The European (online), 19/02 ▪ republished as Atomwaffenfreie Zone in Westasien: Wieso sie im längerfristigen Interesse Irans und Israels liegt, Telepolis, 24/02.

 

A Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons in Western Asia: Why It Would Be in the Long-Term Interest of Both Iran and Israel, Payvand Iran News, 09/03 ▪ also published on Iran Review, 10/03 ▪ published as Let’s Get Even: Nuclear Free Zone Is in the Long-Term Interest of Both Iran and Israel, Iranian.com, 10/03 ▪ an edited version initially appeared as A Nuclear Weapons Free Zone in the Middle East, guest column, Informed Comment, 01/03.

 

2012a      Eine Konferenz für Sicherheit und Zusammenarbeit im Mittleren und Naher Osten: Eine Verpflichtung aus dem „Arabischen Frühling“ und dem Israel-Iran-Konflikt [A Conference for Security and Cooperation in the Middle East: An Obligation Imposed by the “Arab Spring” and the Israel–Iran Conflict] ▪ published on  Alsharq: Nachrichten und Hintergründe rund um den Nahen und Mittleren Osten [„der meistgelesene deutschsprachige Blog zum Nahen und Mittleren Osten“], 23/01/2012 ▪ published on ZNet Deutschland, 23/01/2012 ▪ also published on IPPNW.de, Berlin: International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) Germany.

 

2011e       A New Security Architecture for the Middle East?, Fair Observer, 13/12 ▪ also published as A Conference for Security and Cooperation for the Middle East?, Monthly Review Webzine, 15/12 ▪ republished on Europe’s World, 24/12. [Translation from Eine KSZE für den Nahen Osten? »Arabischer Frühling« zeigt: Druck der Zivilgesellschaft wirkt, Interviewed by Thomas Kachel, Neues Deutschland, 08/11/2011, p. 8.]

 

2011d      A Conference for Security and Cooperation in the Middle East: An Obligation Imposed by the »Arab Spring« and the Israel–Iran Conflict ▪ published on Fair Observer, 02/12 ▪ slightly edited version published as Security and Cooperation in the Middle East: Searching for a Solution, openDemocracy, 01/12 ▪ published as WMD Free Zone: Avoiding a Collision Over Nuclear Monopoly and Deterrence, Iranian.com, 08/12 ▪ published on Payvand Iran News, 09/12 ▪ published on Foreign Policy Journal, 09/12 ▪ published on Iran Review, 09/12 ▪ published on Atlantic Community, Berlin: Atlantische Initiative, 19/01/2012.

 

2011c       U.S. Policy on Iran under Bush II and Obama, Interview by Leonhardt van Efferink (Editor of ExploringGeopolitics) ▪ published on Iran Review, 20/09 ▪ republished as From Bush to Obama: US Policy Towards Iran on Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 20/09 ▪ republished as Iran: Barack Obama, Encirclement, Dual-Track Approach on Iranian Diplomacy,25/09.

 

2011b      (& Maria Exner) Prestige oder Publicity? Sarrazin und Broder in London [Prestige or Publicity? Sarrazin and Broder in London], Zenith Online, 18/02.

 

2011a      (with Mark Erbel & Adnan Tabatabai) Wenn Kritik auf (den Vorwurf der) Zensur stößt: Protest gegen Thilo Sarrazin und Henryk M. Broder in London [When Criticism is Met with (the Allegation of) Censorship: Protest Against Thilo Sarrazin and Henryk M. Broder in London], vorwärts.de (website of the central organ of the German Social Democratic Party, SPD), 17/02.

 

2010c       Les dommages collatéraux des « sanctions ciblées » contre l’Iran [The Collateral Damages of “Targeted Sanctions” against Iran], À l’encontre: Revue politique virtuelle, Switzerland, 11/05 ▪ republished on Mondialisation.ca, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 15/05 ▪ slightly abridged version published as Sanctions contre l’Iran, sanctions contre les Iraniens [Sanctions against Iran, sanctions against Iranians], Mediapart (France), 14/05.

 

2010b      Collateral Damages of Smart Sanctions on Iran, Informed Comment, guest editorial, 12/03 ▪ republished on Monthly Review Webzine, 12/03 ▪ republished on Europe’s World, 15/03 ▪ republished on Payvand Iran News, 16/03 ▪ republished on e-International Relations (e-IR), 19/04 ▪ republished as How Smart are Sanctions?, Iranian.com, 15/03 ▪ republished as Sanctions on Iran: What are the Implications?, Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 16/03 ▪ abridged version published as Collateral Damages of Smart Sanctions, Truthout, op-ed, 23/03.

 

Jaké jsou důsledky sankcí na Írán?, trans. P. Kreuz, Eastbound.cz, 17/03.

 

Unkluge Kollateralschäden „smarter Sanktionen“ gegen Iran, Telepolis, 23/03 ▪ republished on ZNet Deutschland, 23/03 ▪ republished on Global Research, German site, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 29/04.

 

Pourquoi des « sanctions avisées » contre l’Iran provoqueraient des dommages collatéraux, trans. M. Mialane, edit. F. Giudice, Tlaxcala, 15/04.

 

2010a      Germany’s Fear of Finkelstein, The Palestine Chronicle, 02/03 ▪ republished on Eurasia Review, 02/03 ▪ republished on uruknet.info, 02/03 ▪ republished on CounterCurrents.org, 03/03 ▪ republished, Information Clearing House, 03/03 ▪ republished as Germany’s Finkelstein Phobia on Pacific Free Press, 04/03 ▪ republished as Silencing Critics of Israel: Germany’s Finkelstein Phobia, Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 04/03 ▪ republished on INCnews Global Intelligence, 04/03 ▪ republished on Political Theatrics, 04/03 ▪ republished on ZNet, 25/03 ▪ slightly edited version published on Monthly Review Webzine, 01/03 ▪ republished on the website of Jews for Justice for Palestinians (JFJFP), 10/03.

 

Finkelstein fiche la trouille à une certaine Allemagne, trans. M. Charbonnier, Palestine – Solidarité, 04/03 ▪ republished as La phobie Finkelstein en Allemagne, Mondialisation.ca, Montreal: Centre de recherche sur la mondialisation, 04/03 ▪ republished as L’Allemagne a peur de Finkelstein, trans. M. Charbonnier, edit. F. Giudice, Tlaxcala, 05/03.

 

Zittire i critici di Israele: La fobia della Germania de Norman Finkelstein, Arianna Editrice, trans. A. Carancini, 07/03 ▪ republished on Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 08/03.

 

Německé obavy z Finkelsteina a umlčování kritiky Izraele, Outsider Media, 08/03.

 

In excerpts.

 

2009g     What Middle East Policy to Expect from the New German Government? When Promising Ideas Threaten to be Buried in Transatlantic Waters, e-International Relations (e-IR), 04/11 ▪ republished on Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 05/11 ▪ republished on Foreign Policy Journal, 08/11 ▪ republished on Iran Review, 08/11 ▪ republished on Payvand Iran News, 16/11 ▪ slightly edited version published on Monthly Review Webzine, 06/11 ▪ republished on Sociologias, 07/11.

 

2009f        “Verhaltenswechsel des Regimes” statt “Regimewechsel”, Telepolis, 24/05.

 

2009e     „Obama for President!“ Ein Rückblick auf die Obamania des US-Establishments, ZNet Deutschland, 30/04 ▪ abridged version republished in NRhZ-Online – Neue Rheinische Zeitung, No. 196  (06/05)

 

2009d     Interview with Gilbert Achcar: Turning Away from a Strategy of Confrontation, Qantara.de: Dialogue with the Islamic World, 03/04 ▪ republished The American Muslim, 07/08.

 

Arabic translation, Qantara.de, 06/08.

 

 Interview mit Gilbert Achcar: Abkehr von einer Strategie der Konfrontation, trans. D. Keicol, Qantara.de: Dialog mit der islamischen Welt, 02/04.

 

2009c      Playing Nuclear Politics: The Islamic republic has little to gain from acquiring the bomb, The Guardian (online), 20/02 ▪ republished on Payvand Iran News, 24/02 ▪ republished as Playing Nuclear Politics with Iran, The Brunei Times, 22/02.

»Good piece« Parag Khanna

 

2009b     More Zionist Than Israel? German Policy and Media on Gaza, Monthly Review Webzine, 30/01.

»Excellent exposé«  Omar Barghouti | »Excellent analysis«  P U L S E

 

2009a     German Media Censorship on Gaza? Merkel’s Will, Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 22/01/09 ▪ republished [with functioning endnotes] on NormanFinkelstein.com, 29/01 ▪ abridged version published on The Palestine Chronicle, 16/02.

»Pretty grim scene«  Prof. Noam Chomsky | »Fabulous«  Prof. Michel Chossudovsky

 

2008i      Obama’s »Coalition of the Willing« Against Iran?, Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 20/11 ▪ republished on mediaLeft, 20/11 ▪ slightly complemented version published as A Mere Atmospheric Change in Obama’s Foreign Policy, Payvand Iran News, 21/11.

»Excellent«  Prof. Noam Chomsky

 

2008h     Desperate Need for Serious Change in Transatlantic Foreign Policy, Monthly Review Webzine, 08/11/08 ▪ republished on Iran Review, 08/11 | EU-Digest, 27/11.

 

2008g     Iran Falling Into the »Net« of a »Worldwide Policy«: On the U.S. Foreign Policy Doctrine and Its (Present) Dangers, Interview with Dr. William R. Polk, Informed Comment, 13/10 ▪ republished on Iran Coverage, p. 738, 13/10 | Global Research, 16/10 | ZNet, 17/10 | Payvand Iran News, 20/10.

»Quite interesting«  Prof. Noam Chomsky

 

2008f      Iranpolitik der USA: Rätselraten um Kriegsabsichten, Qantara.de – Dialog mit der islamischen Welt, 12/08/08 ▪ republished on Iran-Now Network Magazin, 18/08

 

ABD’nin İran politikası: Olası savaş tahminleri (trans. M. Tüzel), Qantara.de – İslam dünyasıyla diyalog, 13/08

 

US foreign policy and Iran: Of War Games and Guessing Games (trans. R. Walker), Qantara.de – Dialogue with the Islamic World, 15/08. ▪ republished on Iranian.com, 17/08 ▪ also republished on The American Muslim, 19/08.

 

2008e     Appeasement und Ausnahmezustand? Über den richtigen Umgang mit dem „Schurkenstaat“ Iran, Telepolis, 06.06.08 ▪ republished in: Compass – Infodienst für christlich-jüdische und deutsch-israelische Tagesthemen im Web, Nr. 932 (06/06) ▪ linked at: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung.

 

2008d     Neo-Con Conference Pushes for War on Iran, Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 01/06 ▪ republished on NormanFinkelstein.com ▪ published as Germany’s First Neo-Con Conference Pushes for War on Iran, Payvand Iran News, 05/06 | Unholy Alliances, Iranian.com, 26/06 ▪ linked at Antiwar.com Viewpoints.

»a shocking report«  Prof. Noam Chomsky | »very useful«  Dr. Norman Finkelstein |

»excellent report«  Abraham Weizfeld (Administrative Secretary, Alliance of Concerned Jewish Canadians)

 

2008c      »Atomarer Präventivschlag gegen die Un-Zivilisation«? Gedankenspiele für einen Krieg gegen den Iran auf Internationaler Konferenz, NRhZ-Online – Neue Rheinische Zeitung, Online Flyer No. 148 (28/05/08) ▪ linked at: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (30/05)

 

2008b     »Business as usual«? »Aufs Maul hauen, verknasten und umbringen: Das ist Anti-Faschismus!« Bericht zur Iran-Konferenz des Mideast Freedom Forum Berlin, ZNet Deutschland, 24/05/08 ▪ also published on: Iran-Now Network, 04/06/08 | excerpts published on: SteinbergRecherche, 25/05 ▪ linked at: Das Palästina Portal, 25/05 | BessereWeltLinks.

 

trans. A. Ahgary, Manteq-e Jang-Talabân [The logic of warmongers], Radio Zamaneh, 21/07 (Part 1), 23/07 (Part 2) | commented trans. A. Ahgary, Morouri bar yek Conference [On a Conference], Akhbare Rooz (Iranian Political Bulletin), 30/07.

 

2008a     »Abzug ist die einzige Alternative«. Interview mit Joachim Guilliard, Organisator der Internationalen Irak-Konferenz, NRhZ-Online – Neue Rheinische Zeitung, Online Flyer No. 143 (23/04/08) ▪ also published: with Joachim Guilliard, Interview zur Irakkonferenz 2008, ZNet Deutschland, 07/05/08.

 

roshangari, trans. N. Jafarpour, 13/05/08 [24 Ordibehesht 1387].

 

2007g     »Von der Iran-Krise zum Weltkrieg ist es nicht weit«. Das Säbelrassen der US-Neokonservativen dürfte im Fall Iran zu einem Flächenbrand führen, in: OnlineReports, 01/12/07.

 

2007f      »Man muss mit den Hüften schwingen!« – Ein Gespräch mit dem Schriftsteller Feridun Zaimoğlu, Eurozine, 16/11/07.

 

 »You’ve got to swing your hips!« – A conversation with Feridun Zaimoğlu, in: Eurozine, 16/11/07.

»a refreshingly vivacious interview«  Carl H. Frederiksson

 

2007e     »Den Onkel Tom, den spiele ich nicht!«, Ein Gespräch mit dem deutsch-iranischen Schriftsteller und Orientalisten Navid Kermani, in: Eurozine, 27/07/07.

 

 »I won’t be an Uncle Tom«, A conversation with Navid Kermani, in: Eurozine, 27/07/07.

»truly interesting and excellent«  Dr. Moustafa Bayoumi (CUNY)

2007d     Wie die EU-Diplomatie den Weg für einen US-Angriff auf Iran ebnete (unabridged version), Iran-Now Network Magazin (top story on 14/06/07).

 

2007c      La roulette russe et la guerre contre l’Iran : Les derrière-pensées moscovites et ses risques (version révisée), Mondialisation.ca, Montreal: Centre de recherche sur la mondialisation, 01/05/07 (lead on 02/05/07).

 

2007b     Russian Roulette and the War on Iran: Ulterior motives of a potential Iran War profiteer—and its risks, Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 21/04/07 ▪ also published on CASMII | Indymedia UK | World Affairs Brief.

 

La roulette russe et la guerre contre l’Iran, trans. K. Loubnani, ContreInfo, 24/04.

 

La roulette russa e la guerra all’Iran (comeDonChisciotte.net, 29/04 | Arianna Editrice, 30/04 | Nuovo Agenzia Radicale, 30/04).

 

2007a     Teetering on the Brink of Disaster: The Neocons’ Decision to Bomb Iran, Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 09/04/07 (lead on 10/04/07) ▪ also published on Indymedia UK | World Prout Assembly | University of Graz | Iran Now Network Magazin).

 

Danse au bord du volcan : la décision des néocons de bombarder l’Iran (Trans. F. Giudice, Tlaxcala, 11/04; Quibla – Le quotidien online des Musulmans libres et actifs et leurs alliés) ▪ Catastrophe annoncée : la décision des Néoconservateurs de bombarder l’Iran (Trans. F. Giudice, Mondialisation.ca, Montreal: Centre de recherche sur la mondialisation, 12/04, lead on 16/04) ▪ also published on Alterinfo | Anadalous.ma.

 

Kassioun.org (Syria).

 

Alef (lead on 12/04 [23 Farvardin 1386], also English original pdf with footnotes)

 

▪ cited in Center for Media and Democracy’s Iran SourceWatch among 2007’s most important articles.

 

2006b     Orient in Osnabrück: Das Morgenland-Festival verbindet Welten, Iran-Now Network Magazin, 17/10 ▪ republished on Radio Q Campus-Magazin, 24/10.

 

2006a     Research Paper Iran in the Eye of Storm – Backgrounds of a Global Crisis on the website of German Power Structure Research (late March).

 

2004       Sole website at the University of Münster on the 2004 U.S. Presidential Elections – Institute of Political Science, University of Münster (Germany).

 

2003       Website Who’s next? Future prospects of the Near and Middle East – An analysis of U.S. foreign policy by focusing on think tanks – Peace and Conflict Studies, Institute of Sociology, University of Muenster (Germany).

 

 

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Reviews

 

2011        New Insights Into the Islamic Republic of Iran, Development and Cooperation (D+C), Bonn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (German Society for International Cooperation, GIZ), Vol. 52, No. 5 (May), pp. 208–209. [Review essay on: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Iran in World Politics: The Question of the Islamic Republic, London: Hurst 2007 & New York: Columbia University Press 2008; Hamid Dabashi, Iran: A People Interrupted, New York: New Press 2007; Elaheh Rostami-Povey, Iran’s Influence: A Religious–Political State and Society in its Region, London & New York: Zed Books 2010.] | Republished on Europe’s World, 22/05 ▪ on Global Research, Montreal: Centre for Research on Globalization, 22/05 ▪ on e-International Relations (e-IR), 22/02 ▪ on Monthly Review Webzine, 23/05 ▪ as Defining Moment on Iranian.com, 23/05 ▪ on Atlantic-Community.org, 24/05 ▪ on Humanitarian Texts: World-Wide Asian–Eurasian Human Rights Forum, 25/05 ▪ on ZNet, 31/05.

 

 Neue Blicke auf die Islamische Republik Iran, Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit (E+Z), Vol. 52, No. 5 (May), pp. 208–209 | Republished on ZNet Deutschland, 15/06/2011.

 

Čo je to politický islam?, trans. Peter Nedoroščík, utopia, 01/07/2011.

 

2009       Literaturbericht: Wenn das Rationale den Blick für Lösungen frei macht [When rationality opens the way for solutions], WeltTrends: Zeitschrift für internationale Politik (Journal of International Politics), Vol. 17, No. 68 (September–October), Online Extra. [Books review of Christoph Bertram, Rethinking Iran: From Confrontation to Cooperation, Paris: European Union Institute for Security Studies 2008; Volker Perthes, Iran: Eine politische Herausforderung. Die prekäre Balance von Vertrauen und Sicherheit, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp 2008.]

 

2008       Book review of Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, The International Politics of the Persian Gulf: A Cultural Geneology, London: Routledge 2006, Die Friedens-Warte – Journal of International Peace and Organization, Vol. 83, Nos. 2–3, pp. 219–222 & inamo: Berichte und Analysen zu Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens, Berlin: Informationsprojekt Naher und Mittlerer Osten (inamo), No. 55 (Fall).

 

 

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