Hanif Ghaffari

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  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-05-09 09:30

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Bin Salman is doomed to failure

    The long-term visit of Mohammad bin Salman to the United States, Britain and France, and its relationship with the invasion of US and its allies to Syria, was not much attended. This was while bin Salman's talks with Western officials were the main reason for US attack on Syria. On the other hand, this long-term visit has been linked to the political goals of the young Saudi prince, reflecting changes within Saudi Arabia.

  • Trump 2018-05-05 10:11

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    A Dead-End for Trump

    TEHRAN - Last August, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed for the eighth time that Iran has been committed to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). According to the agreement, which was negotiated among the United States, China, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, and Germany (P5+1) and Iran, we accepted significant constraints on our country's nuclear ability in exchange of lifting sanctions.

  • Trump Macron Merkel 2018-05-02 12:49

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's nuclear trick on European troika

    TEHRAN - The European troika continues to play in favor of the United States! According to Reuters, Germany, Britain and France authorities met in Brussels last month to persuade other EU members to impose missile and regional sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Russia and West 2018-04-23 09:13

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Conflicts intensified between Russia and West

    TEHRAN - Relations between Russia and NATO are now at the worst condition after the Cold War. "Mikhail Gorbachev", the last Soviet President, had warned about the re-start of Cold War between the White House and the Kremlin before. But now Russian officials believe that the constant and extensive conflicts between Moscow and the West leads them to much more complicated conditions than that of the Cold War time.

  • Hanif Ghaffari 2018-04-08 11:28

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's Nuclear Trick on European Troika

    TEHRAN - The European troika continues to play in favor of the United States! According to Reuters, Germany, Britain and France authorities met in Brussels last weekend to persuade other EU members to impose missile and regional sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Hanif Ghaffari 2018-04-06 11:49

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Rand’s reverse analysis!

    TEHRAN - Reuters, in a recent report by “James Dobbins” and “Dalia Dassa kaye”, senior analysts at the Rand Institute, has highlighted some points regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). It’s mentioned in this report that:

  • Donald Trump and Mohammed bin Salman 2018-04-03 09:33

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's attachment to ISIL and right wing extremism: A conflict managed by Washington

    TEHRAN - The radical right-wing movement, with its racist and nationalistic approach, is now finding more and more power in Europe. The confrontation with multicultural societies in Europe and the United States is one of the main goals of the leaders of the right-extremist movements in the West.

  • Europe 2018-03-13 09:45

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    West using JCPOA as lever to pressurize Iran

    TEHRAN - Recently, Reuters claimed European countries had commenced negotiations with Iran over the country’s role in the region in order to ease U.S. President Donald Trump’s concerns over the Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  •  Europe 2018-03-07 10:27

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S. and the European Troika's new approach against Iran

    TEHRAN - "Regional negotiations with Iran," is one of the common interests of the United States and the European Union in post-JCPOA period. Meanwhile, France is about to play the role of a "pioneer".

  • Trump 2018-03-03 09:23

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump's popularity reducing among Republicans

    TEHRAN - The President of the United States is seriously worried about the country's 2020 presidential election. The drop in his popularity on the one hand, along with the possibility of a decrease in his votes in those states that led to his victory in the 2016 election, has concerned many of his companions about the upcoming presidential election.

  • Europe 2018-02-26 10:48

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S., Europe play games with JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The U.S. attacks on the nuclear deal and the dual approach of Europeans towards the JCPOA are the prime pieces of a puzzle perniciously played by Washington and the European Troika. During the Munich Security Conference, this moves against the nuclear deal even grew more dangerous.

  • ماکرون 2018-02-05 09:44

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    French approach to JCPOA is paradoxical

    TEHRAN - Conservative French leaders along with their American counterparts are lining up to make new demands on the Iran nuclear deal. Not to be outdone by the irrational mandates of Donald Trump, French President Emanuel Macron is now calling for amendments to the Iran nuclear deal.

  • مرکل 2018-02-03 10:15

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The chancellor loses her power

    TEHRAN - The situation remains foggy for Europe right now because Germany, as the prime country that has political and economic dominance, continues to suffer from the lack of an "incumbent government”.

  • Europe 2018-01-29 11:20

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Europe's return to twentieth century 

    TEHRAN - During the World Economic Summit in Davos, the Chancellor of Germany and the President of France both gave a significant warning about the return of nationalism and populism to Europe. This warning has been sent in a time when Far-Right movements in Europe have been able to gain unbelievable power and even seek to conquer a majority of parliaments and form governments.

  • Trump 2018-01-27 08:41

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    America’s weak domestic policy is a reflection on U.S. foreign policy

    TEHRAN - U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived at the Davos Summit in Switzerland to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) with other world leaders such as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron. 

  • immigration crisis 2018-01-23 10:01

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Austria-Germany dispute over immigration crisis

    TEHRAN - The differences between the two countries of Germany and Austria over the immigration crisis have entered a new phase. This difference was evident during the recent visit of the Chancellor of Germany, "Angela Merkel" and the Austrian Chancellor "Sebastian Kurz".

  • دونالد ترامپ 2018-01-17 10:22

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Why did Trump insult Africans?

    TEHRAN - The President of the United States ridiculed African-American immigrants in his vicious statements, insulting them in the worst way possible.

  • دیدار ترامپ و پوتین در ویتنام‎ 2018-01-13 09:52

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S. look at Russian elections

    TEHRAN - Russia's national election is being held while the United States is trying to interfere in its internal affairs. In other words, the Russian authorities have repeatedly warned the United States about Russia's internal affairs. Recently Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned U.S. officials about this. However, American politicians seem to try to continue their intervention against Vladimir Putin. The ambitious goal of U.S. officials is to weaken Russia's power in the international system.

  • Austria 2018-01-06 10:12

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The rise of right-wing extremists in Europe

    TEHRAN - The formation of the Austria's coalition government has become a major challenge for other political parties and political groups in Europe. Even in some cases, the presence of the right-wing extremist and the party called "Liberty" in the Austrian government are considered as a constant super-challenge for the Green Continent.

  • Donald Trump 2017-12-30 09:01

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Crossing controversial president

    TEHRAN _ Over the past months, there have been whispers in the U.S. political environments and the country's media regarding Republicans bypassing Trump. The rejection of some Republican prominent senators, including McCain, with Trump, as well as the opposition of some of the United States former presidents, including George W. Bush, has aggravated this trend.

  •  Angela Merkel 2017-12-27 10:02

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    From Political Deadlock in Germany to Security Crisis in Europe

    TEHRAN _ While the outcome of the two Christian Democrats and Social Democrats' negotiations for a major coalition in Berlin is still unclear, the leader of the German Liberal Democratic Party, in controversial statements, has again essentially questioned the presence of Angela Merkel at the top of the country's governing equations.

  • اتحادیه اروپا 2017-12-24 09:12

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    A review on latest developments in Europe

     TEHRAN _ The German Foreign Minister who is also one of the leaders of the Social-Democratic Party recently issued a significant warning about the formation of a minimal government in his country. Sigmar Gabriel has warned that the formation of a minimal government in Germany could be a prologue of a social and political earthquake in Europe.

  • macron 2017-12-13 08:45

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Macron should be responsive

    TEHRAN _ The French President "Emanuel Macron" once again called for "completion of the JCPOA" by negotiating the missile power of the Islamic Republic of Iran in his latest interview with the French 24 network. He also stated that negotiations over Iran's missile program, shouldn't make any changes in the content of the nuclear deal! Besides, in another part of his remarks, the French President announced of Saudi Arabia's commitment not to support terrorist groups! Of course this part of his speech was not attended that much by the media.

  • Hanif Ghaffari 2017-12-11 10:56

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Today's Europe at a Glance 

    TEHRAN _ Today, news about the developments in Germany has been heavily popularized by Western media. The failure of Angela Merkel to form a coalition with Greens, Social-Christians and Free Democrats has led to political turmoil in Germany and subsequently, in the European Union. Negotiations for the formation of a coalition government in Germany between the two traditional and rival parties in this country, the Social Democrats and the Christian Democrats, has resumed.

  • Moscow meeting 2017-12-06 21:12

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    No legal disagreement should remain about Caspian sea

    MOSCOW _ The recent meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Neighboring Countries of the Sea in Moscow was held. Foreign Minister Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif was present at this meeting. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also concluded at the end of the meeting and in a gathering of journalists that the final steps have been taken to formulate the legal regime of the Caspian Sea.

  • Angela Merkel 2017-12-03 10:09

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Merkel's Farewell to her time of power

    TEHRAN _ The Christian Democratic Party of Germany has begun negotiations to form a coalition government with its rival party, the Social Democrats. Many analysts and experts in European affairs agree that the re-emergence of a coalition between rival and traditional German parties will reduce the political power of Angela Merkel in the coming years. Particularly now that both parties disagree on issues such as the asylum seekers' crisis and the way of this country's presence in NATO.

  • Iran’s missile 2017-12-01 11:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    West missile policy against Iran

    TEHRAN _ Over the last few weeks, we have been witnessing the West making media and political tensions over Iran’s missile capabilities. This has been soared when ISIS came to an end in Iraq and Syria which means a great failure for the West. In a controversial speech delivered by Donald Trump as saying, Iran’s missile program as one of the pre conditions of the agreement should be on the table If the nuclear deal is due to remain. On the other hand, Macron the France president has expressed his concerns over Iran growing missile capabilities and called for a consensus to negotiate this issue. 

  • Hanif Ghaffari 2017-11-28 10:40

    By Ali Emami

    Sweden's 2018 Election Is the Most Determining Election in Europe: expert

    TEHRAN _ Sweden's national election is scheduled to take place on September 9, 2018 (next year). This election is going to be held while the right wing extremists in Sweden, like other parts of Europe, have been able to raise their votes among Swedes. Their popularity is mostly due to the immigration crisis. In this regard, we have had an interview with Dr. Hanif Ghaffari, the Scandinavia's region analyst:

  • Trump 2017-11-27 11:58

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump and His Concerns over solving Jumbled Puzzle

    The name of Zbigniew Brzezinski, the former U.S. national security advisor, is very familiar to many who have followed the developments in the U.S. foreign policy over the last decade. This famous American strategist died this year at the age of 89. Brzezinski is referred to as the "creator of al-Qaeda": who, by using Saudi Arabia's capacity, sowed al-Qaeda's seed through his anti-communist tendencies during the bipolar system and in opposition to the Kremlin Palace.

  • پوتین و روحانی  واردوغان 2017-11-25 09:40

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Sochi conference; Syria's transition point to a New Era

    TEHRAN _ Sochi's meeting, which was referred to as a meeting aimed at "portraying the prospect of the region", was held in Russia. The great role of the leaders of the three countries of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Russia and Turkey should be taken into consideration in this regard. Before the Sochi conference, foreign ministers from the three countries of Iran, Russia and Turkey met in Antalya in Turkey. At the meeting, they discussed the latest developments in the country. As for the Sochi meeting in Russia and its importance, there are points that can't easily be overtaken: