Iran

Conference paper

16 Dec 2009
6

Social media platforms such as Twitter pose new challenges for decision-makers in an international crisis. We examine Twitter's role during Iran's 2009 election crisis using a comparative analysis of Twitter investors, US State Department diplomats, citizen activists and Iranian protestors and paramilitary forces. We code...

Commentary

Article

8 Feb 2006
40

Iran’s nuclear stand-off challenges the idea of an international community, writes Andy Butfoy

THE CRISIS over Iran’s nuclear program is revealing three important lessons about world politics.

Lesson one is for Iran: atomic adventurism can be a double-edged sword, especially if it...

Report

16 Jun 2003
49

Raids conducted by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in June 2003 on the homes of Iranian Australians reportedly suspected of involvement with the Iranian opposition group, the MeK, have raised questions about the justification for such action, particularly as the MeK is not a proscribed...

Report

11 Feb 2003
10

This paper examines the objectives and plan of the US in post-Saddam Iraq and the Middle East. These include the humanitarian and security problems and the regional and wider impact of a war on Iraq.

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