Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter

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  • Shireen Hunter 2019-04-14 12:44

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘IRGC has always been target of American and regional states animosity’

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “The designation of IRGC as a terrorist organization by the Trump administration is another step in Washington's policy of incrementally increasing pressure on Iran in the hope of forcing it to negotiate, and in the process agree to change some aspects of its foreign policy, notably those vis a vis the Arab-Israeli conflict.”

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-04-08 11:54

    By Javad Heirannia

    America will strengthen its presence in the Persian Gulf: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “there is no way Oman can balance relations with Iran and the U.S.”

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-02-18 11:54

    By Javad Heirannia

    Warsaw meeting did not achieve its goal: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “The Warsaw meeting did not achieve its goal.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-11-12 11:32

    By Javad Heirannia

    Religion is not major determinant of international actors' behavior: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that Analysis of international relations has shown that very seldom religion per se determines behavior, whenever it does, it is by being part of the states' and non-state actors' ideational, ideological and value systems.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-10-16 10:09

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. and other Western states might remove bin Salman from Crown Prince: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that the Khashoggi issue is very important and highly embarrassing to America that has so closely embraced Bin Salman. 

  • هانتر 2018-10-02 18:04

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump's speech at UN not have any surprises: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that Trump's speech at UN “did not have any surprises.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-09-04 11:16

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU help to Iran is not serious: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “Europe wants to keep Iran committed to JCPOA, and thus makes some vague promises, but it is not willing to give Iran serious help.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-08-12 11:35

    By Javad Heirannia

    Arab NATO is exchanging security by economic and financial issues: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “At least since the mid1970s, there has been a tacit cooperation among Persian Gulf Arab states and the West, including America.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-07-01 11:19

    By Javad Heirannia

    Unlikely North Korea dismantle its nuclear capacity: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “It is unlikely that North Korea would dismantle its nuclear capacity.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-06-14 15:25

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump partly right about unfair trade practices: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “Trump is partly right about the unfair trade practices of some of America's trading partners such China and Europe. Some of the trade agreements, such as NAFTA, signed during the Clinton administration were not fair to America.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-05-25 12:36

    By Javad Heirannia

    The rest of JCPOA signatories want to keep it alive: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells to Tehran Times that “The rest of the signatories to the JCPOA want to keep it alive.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-04-08 11:20

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. wants to get as much economic and financial advantage from KSA as possible: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “The United States is trying to get Saudi Arabia to help it in resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict, and also it wants to get as much economic and financial advantage from it as possible.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-03-03 09:32

    By Javad Heirannia

    From defense perspective Sahel is not very important for Saudi: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “From a defense perspective the Sahel is not very important for Saudi Regime or the UAE.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-02-07 10:21

    By Fateme Mohammadi

    Qatar crisis has affected Saudi-Turkish relationship: Georgetown Uni. prof.

    TEHRAN - According to a professor of political science at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., the United Sates lame attempts to distance Iran from the Persian Gulf states is falling through following the Qatar crisis. 

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-01-16 10:55

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran's missiles program is not covered by JCPOA: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “It is generally understood that Iran's missiles program is not covered by the JCPOA. She adds But America, and key European countries such as the UK and France, believe that separate negotiations should begin regarding Iran's missile program aimed at answering the concerns of Iran's regional neighbors and other states.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-01-03 10:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. new strategy isn’t much different from previous administrations: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “The new U.S. strategy only sets out the broad outlines of American priorities, which in fact are not much different from those of previous administrations, or for that matter any other nation, namely security and economic prosperity.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-11-22 10:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudis are treating Hariri with scorn and like a lackey: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “It is quite obvious that Hariri has resigned because of Saudi Pressure. Hariri, like his father Rafiq, is close to Saudi Arabia, and the family made their fortune there.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-10-21 10:39

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran cannot count on Europe to retaliate against America: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “Despite some voices raised in America against the decertification, many in Congress--both Republican and Democrat --have been against JCPOA.”

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-03-19 21:30

     Trump election was the most important event in 1395: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “the most important event in the world” in the Iranian calendar year 1395, which ends on March 20, “was the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States."

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-01-29 10:44

    By Javad Heirannia 

    Ease in Saudi-Iran tensions will help Kuwait: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that the “visit of the Emir of Kuwait's emissary to Iran could be an indirect way of preparing for possible Iran-Saudi Arabia talks."

  • شیرین هانتر 2016-11-21 13:40

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump will soon realize he cannot reverse all previous policies:  Georgetown professor 

    TEHRAN - Like all his predecessors President-elect Donald Trump will soon find out that it is impossible to undo all policies followed by the previous administrations, a professor of political science from Georgetown University says.