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Ali Akbar Velayati: A Window into the Foreign Policy of Iran's Supreme Leader

Ali Akbar Velayati, senior advisor for foreign affairs to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, at the Iranian Embassy in Damascus on August 9, 2010. (Getty)

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After the Arab Spring: Iran's Foreign Relations in the Middle East

The final arbiter of Iran's foreign policy, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (Wikimedia Commons)

Iran Drives Nuclear Program Forward

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano addresses the Board of Governors. (Photo: D. Calma/IAEA) www.iaea.org

Iran has long stonewalled the IAEA, the organization tasked with enforcing multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions that demand a halt to Iran’s illicit nuclear activities. And this week the rogue regime continued its march: Iranian leaders announced steps to accelerate and harden their nuclear program, ignoring recent measures taken by the U.S. and UN that included multiple rounds of diplomacy and sanctions meant to change the regime’s behavior.

Sanctions on Iran: Reactions and Impact

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Russia-Iran Foreign Relations

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United Kingdom-Iran Foreign Relations

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European Union-Iran Relations

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Saudi Arabia-Iran Foreign Relations

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Spain-Iran Foreign Relations

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France-Iran Foreign Relations

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