Hossein Askari

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  • Hossein Askari 2021-01-20 10:40

    Iran’s missiles should be non-negotiable: GWU professor

    Professor Askari says any agreement between Iran and the U.S. “must be ratified by the Senate”

    TEHRAN – A professor from the George Washington University suggests that Iran should not compromise on its defensive missile program in case the Biden administration is willing to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Hossein Askari 2021-01-03 13:55

    By Javad Heirannia

    Soleimani restored Baghdad’s sovereignty over much of Iraq: George Washington University professor

    “To me, General Soleimani was an Iranian patriot who fought terrorists endangering Iran”

    TEHRAN – A professor of international business at the George Washington University tells the Tehran Times that General Qassem Soleimani “was key in uniting Shia militias and Kurdish forces against ISIL in Iraq and restoring the Iraqi government’s sovereignty over much of Iraq.”

  • Hossein Askari 2020-12-14 16:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    Ayatollah Khamenei saw “important fault line” within JCPOA: George Washington University professor

    “It (JCPOA) was not a balanced deal”

    TEHRAN – A professor of international business at the George Washington University says Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was right that he “was not enthusiastic” about the 2015 nuclear agreement because he noticed “its important fault line”.

  • Fakhrizadeh 2020-12-14 16:17

    By Javad Heirannia

    Israel assassinated Fakhrizadeh with U.S. green light: American professor

    “Netanyahu wants to take every opportunity to damage Iranian defensive capabilities,” George Washington University professor says

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, who teaches international business at George Washington University, says he is “almost sure” that the assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was a joint project carried out by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump.

  • George Washington University 2020-10-18 15:02

    By Javad Heirannia

    Americans have lost trust in their leaders: George Washington University professor

    “U.S. is imploding from the inside” and “the country is divided as it was around the Civil War.”

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, who teaches international business at the George Washington University, says American people have “lost trust in their leaders.”

  • Hossein Askari 2020-10-11 14:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    New U.S. sanctions on Iran will disrupt import of medicine, food: international business professor

    “U.S. sanctions on Iran are an act of war”

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, who teaches international business at the George Washington University, says the recent U.S. unilateral financial sanctions are cutting off Iranian banks from the international banking system, thereby making import of medicine and food by Iran much more difficult.

  • Hossein Askari 2019-09-01 10:44

    By Javad Heirannia

    UAE is talking to Iran because it wants to withdraw from the Yemen debacle: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “I think the UAE is talking to Iran because it wants to withdraw from the Yemen debacle and slowly reduce its collaboration with MBS.”

  • Hossein Askari 2019-04-10 10:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran well respond by naming CENTCOM as terrorist organization: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Iran might well respond by naming the U.S. Central Command as a terrorist organization operating in the Persian Gulf and in the greater Middle East, the Navy Seals, the CIA and on and on.”

  • Hossein Askari 2019-04-08 11:32

    By Javad Heirannia

    We will see another ‘Arab Spring’ in the next five or so years: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “we will see another ‘Arab Spring’ in the next five or so years and Arab regimes will change and the new leaders will not be as close as they are today to Washington.”

  • Hossein Askari 2019-01-21 10:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    Religion is not in conflict with IR theory: Prof.Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “I agree wholeheartedly that religion is not in conflict with international relations theory.”

  • Hossein Askari 2019-01-16 09:19

    By Mohammad Ghaderi & Javad Heirannia

    Russia interfered in U.S. elections to get Trump elected: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Trump has had business dealings with the Russians for many years. They have helped him.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-12-18 10:37

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘Reforming Muslim countries and Islamicity indices’

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that Islamicity Indices are based on Qur’anic teachings. 

  • Hossein Askari 2018-12-11 10:56

    By Javad Heirannia

    PGCC with excesses of MBS doomed to trash heap of history: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that the PGCC has always been a Saudi ‘thing’ with a number of countries simply hanging on.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-11-13 10:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    Bin Salman will step down: Hossein Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that with no doubt Mohammad bin Salman, ordered Khashoggi kidnapping, murder and disposal of the body. “I don’t believe that MBS can survive,” Hossein Askari, who served as special advisor to Saudi finance minister, tells the Tehran Times.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-11-02 13:17

    By: Javad Heirannia

    Justice for Jamal Khashoggi and his Loved Ones: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that Khashoggi abduction, torture and murder was undoubtedly done on the orders of MBS.”

  • Hossein Askari 2018-10-23 11:03

    By Javad Heirannia

    Could good come out of the Khashoggi tragedy?

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “More and more people are witnessing the horror show inside Saudi Arabia and especially in Yemen.”

  • Hossein Askari 2018-10-20 10:12

    By Javad Heirannia

     For Why Trump is Attacking Iran as he Defends MBS: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that Trump has to invent something for defending MBS and King Salman to his evangelical base and the millions of other Americans who get their news from Fox.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-10-19 12:23

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. has buried its moral compass in the Trump-Kushner-MBS disaster: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that Jamal Khashoggi was tortured and murdered.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-10-14 13:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    Khashoggi was murdered, dismembered and taken out of Turkey: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, dismembered and taken out of Turkey.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-10-08 13:48

    By Javad Heirannia

    Mohammed bin Salman knows his grip on power dependent on U.S.: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Mohammed bin Salman knows that his grip on power and his family’s rule has been and is totally dependent on the United States.”

  • Hossein Askari 2018-09-26 13:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    Qatar cannot bow to Saudi Arabia: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “There is a history of animosity between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and it will not disappear at Camp David.” Hossein Askari, who teaches at George Washington University, tells the Tehran Times that “Qatar cannot bow to Saudi Arabia.”

  • Hossein Askari 2018-08-05 11:31

    By Javad Heirannia

    Arab NATO is unlikely to succeed: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that if you look at the members of Arab NATO, “it is the ‘usual suspects’ of the Persian Gulf—Saudi Arabia and the UAE plus Saudi Arabia’s tag along that is Bahrain—plus the two mercenaries of the region—Egypt and Jordan whose military are at the service of anyone who can pay and who rely on financial handouts. It is not an effective grouping of countries. Instead it is a military mishmash supported by the United States and Israel.”

  • Hossein Askari 2018-07-02 11:36

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. foreign policy is now for sale: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Mohammad bin Salman has very likely promised Jared Kushner billions of dollars if Trump delivers on a few things wanted by the Al-Sauds—a withdrawal from the JCPOA, the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran to collapse the Iranian economy, covert operations against the regime in Tehran, support for Saudi interventions in Yemen, Syria and anywhere else to confront Iran—all with the goal of regime change in Tehran.”

  • Hossein Askari 2018-06-21 11:26

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump has no political philosophy: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, strongly believes that “Trump is full of contradictions. He has no political philosophy.”

  • Hossein Askari 2018-06-10 11:33

    By Javad Heirannia

    Justice essential outcome of Islamic system: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, strongly believes that “A major difference between Islam’s theory of justice and most other theories is that Islam is a rules-based religion and a just society emerges if its rules are followed.”