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Will War Powers Resolution Nullify the Impact of Sanctions on Iran?

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War Powers Resolution

After a series of incidents, which intensified the US-Iran conflict to the extent of possible war between both the nations, the House Democrats will be voting on the War Powers Resolution today. If the Democrats-led resolution gets approved, it will curb President Donald Trump’s power to launch a military offensive without the permission of Congress.…

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Is Iranian FM Javad Zarif’s Presence at UNSC too Intimidating for US?

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Javad Zarif

The strained US-Iran relations have hit another low after the US denied visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif, who was due to attend a UN Security Council meeting on the significance of obeying the UN Charter in New York on Thursday, would not be able to do so post visa denial. However,…

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Sen. Tim Kaine Proposes Resolution to Avoid Further Conflicts with Iran

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Tim Kaine

Democratic Sens Tim Kaine and Dick Durbin have co-sponsored a war power resolution to avoid the likelihood of a war between the US and Iran. As per the bill proposed by Kaine, the White House Officials can no longer indulge in hostile activities and use its military against Iran, until and unless congress approves the…

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US Airstrikes on Iranian-backed Militias to Affect US-Iraq Relations

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US Airstrikes

Following the US airstrikes on Iranian-backed military forces, the Iraqi government has condemned the attack on its ground, saying the airstrikes breached the sovereignty of the nation. The airstrikes that were carried on Friday have not only left both the US and Iraq accusing each other but also led to threats of retaliation from the…

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US Sanctions Iranian Transportations for Aggravating Yemen Crisis

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Yemen Crisis

The US administration has imposed sanctions on Iranian transportation industry for its role and aid in aggravating the Yemen crisis. Though the sanctions were introduced to bring stability and end the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Middle East, but a question, is it the only possible method to bring stability in the region, remains? Moreover,…

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Efforts to Dissuade Iran Fail as Iranian Military Builds SRBM Arsenal in Iraq

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Iranian Military

Since a long time, the volatility in the Middle East region has remained a major concern for the global powers. As per a recent report from the US officials, Iranian military is taking the advantage of the ongoing protests in Iraq by increasing its short range ballistic missile (SRBM) arsenal in Iraq. According to the…

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