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Professor Milani discusses Iran's role in heightened Syria-Israel tensions on NPR

Tensions in the Middle East are high following military clashes involving Israel, Syria, and Iran earlier this month, and after the Syrian military shot down an Israeli fighter jet. Professor Abbas Milani, Director of the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, spoke with NPR's Michael Krasny about Iran's role in fueling instability in the region.

Engineering a Better Future for Women

Hemangini Raina, Global Studies Minor student, talks to Stanford Magazine about rediscovering her Indian roots and changing her mind about moving back to the Middle East.

A Canadian citizen, Hemangini Raina was born in Oman, spent half her youth in Bahrain and now returns to the United Arab Emirates to see her parents, who are Indian. So maybe it’s not surprising that she sometimes slips and calls Stanford home.

Upholding Iran nuclear deal is wiser course for U.S. national interests, Stanford experts say

Stanford professors say upending the Iran nuclear deal would stymie U.S. efforts to solve the North Korean nuclear crisis, isolate America on the world’s stage and strengthen hard-liners in Iran.

If the U.S. abandoned the Iran nuclear deal, it would harm America’s credibility on nonproliferation issues and make it more difficult to solve the North Korean crisis, Stanford scholars say.


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