Dina Esfandiary

Dina Esfandiary is a Research Associate and foreign affairs and security analyst focusing on Iran, the Middle East and nuclear issues at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).

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Friday, March 01, 2019
Zarif Resigns, Then Returns with Stronger Hand
When Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif announced his resignation through a cryptic post on Instagram, everyone was taken by surprise. This was a risky but clever ploy for a vote of confidence at a time where both he and his ministry were suffering from being ignored, attacked, or kept out of the...
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Iran Nuclear Talks: What Each Side Wants
Another round of talks between world powers and Iran begins in Vienna this week. Today, both sides want a deal, and fast.
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