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US Air Strikes Increasingly Likely

Risks that the US will carry out military air strikes in Iraq have increased significantly following attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Iran is expected to further aid the...

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Nuclear Talks: Regional Implications

A breakdown or a breakthrough in nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 will have immense regional implications. Increased economic opportunities from a breakthrough would significantly benefit Gulf...

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Returning To Growth In 2014

We forecast Iran's economy to expand by 2.8% and 3.4% in real terms in 2014 and 2015, respectively, from our estimate of a 3.5% contraction in 2013. Iran and the 5+1 powers (the United States, Russia...

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