DW’s Theresa Tropper visits a key site in the Iranian capital Tehran to explore the roots of the country’s strained relationship with the United States.
Chabahar port in southern Iran provides war-torn Afghanistan a crucial connection to Indian goods and Iranian oil. However, experts say that sanctions relief for the port is motivated more by politics than economics.
DW's Asumpta Lattus spoke to Brian T. Neubert, the director of the US State Department's Johannesburg-based Africa Regional Media Hub, about the state of US-Africa relations.
An already-reeling Iran is preparing for the United States to reimpose all pre-2015 sanctions. The European Union has declared a general intent to assist Iran, but concrete steps in that direction are not yet evident.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has said that Iran will bypass "illegal and cruel" US sanctions. However, history shows that skirting sanctions have had catastrophic economic effects for Iran, says DW's Jamshid Barzegar.
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