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The 25-Year Agreement between China and Iran: A Continuation of Previous Policy

Sheng Zhang

The recently announced 25-year agreement between China and Iran appears to have become almost an urban myth among Middle East watchers. However, these assumptions are misunderstanding the agreement; it does not have any sort of revolutionary dimension for the China-Iran relationship. Rather, the agreement is mostly a gesture of friendship and the natural and unsurprising continuation of the relationship between the two states.

On the Murder of Husham al-Hashemi

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On the Murder of Husham al-Hashemi

Michael Knights

On July 6, 2020, Iraq’s most prolific security commentator Husham al-Hashemi was assassinated in Zayouna, a social melting pot neighborhood of east Baghdad. Iraq’s protesters, journalists, and security agencies knew Husham well, as did nearly all the governments of the international Coalition. Everyone, from every angle, must lend their voice and their efforts to finding and prosecuting Husham’s killers, and those who killed protesters and journalists, before they kill more Iraqis.

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