Fatemeh Aman

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Fatemeh Aman is a nonresident fellow in the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center. Twitter @FatemehAman.

Trump’s gamble on Iran will prove advantageous for China

India has found itself on the losing end of the Trump administration’s gamble in Asia and its “maximum pressure” policy toward Iran. In some...

Iran is dying under US sanctions and China virus

Saadi Shirazi, one of the prominent Iranian poets of the medieval period, once wrote, “Extending a hand in the hour of need is the...

Can Imran Khan Mediate The Persian Gulf Crisis?

Opinion |In recent days, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has visited both Iran and Saudi Arabia amid reports that he’s been asked by U.S. President Donald Trump...

Iran Issues Rare Criticism of India over Kashmir

Iran’s Supreme Leader and a group of the country’s grand ayatollahs have taken a rare position on Kashmir and condemned India’s government for eliminating...

Can Pakistan Be the Friend Iran Needs?

Fatemeh Aman |With pressure mounting on Iran from US sanctions, Iran is placing heavy emphasis on its neighbours for trade and political support. Pakistani...

Insurgencies in Iran, driven by poverty and discrimination

Fatemeh Aman |The Iranian government has long accused some of its neighboring states of using terrorism and insurgency to destabilize the country. There may...

Can Iran help reach a lasting peace in Afghanistan?

Fatemeh Aman |Progress has been reported in peace talks between US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and the Taliban, but without the participation of the Afghan government, it seems...

Afghanistan’s neighbors and the prospect of a US withdrawal

Fatemeh Aman |How can we explain Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw part of the U.S. force currently in Afghanistan, at a time when U.S. officials are...

Regional rivalries threaten Iran-Pakistan Relations

Fatemeh Aman |A recent abduction of border security forces along the Iran-Pakistan border in southeastern Sistan and Baluchistan province is testing Iran-Pakistan relations. Iran has suggested...

Cutting Financial Aid To Pakistan May Not Bring Peace To Afghanistan

Fatemeh Aman |A new report by the State Department on terrorism criticizes Pakistan for failing to prevent terrorist groups, especially the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network...

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