Peter Kenyon

Peter Kenyon appears in the following:

How The Iranian Government Could Move Ahead After Outbreak Of Protests

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

It's likely President Hassan Rouhani will cite the unrest as a reason for reform while hardliners could use it to justify a crackdown.

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Iran's President Takes Aim At Hardliners But Move Could Backfire

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Following protests, Hassan Rouhani told his cabinet that Iranians were dissatisfied with more than the economy, and they shouldn't be expected to abide by the views of an aging ruling establishment.

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Turkish Officials Angry Over Conviction Of Turkish Banker In U.S. Court

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Turkish officials are reacting angrily to a guilty verdict in a trial in New York. The case turned up testimony alleging high-level corruption in Turkey, including bribery that allowed Turks to violate U.S. sanctions on business with Iran.

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Wave Of Unrest Spreads Across Iran

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

As protests continue in Iran, the direction the country takes in response will be decided by the country's mix of contending leaders — with varying interests and public constituencies.

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2017 Marks Turbulent Year For U.S.-Turkey Relations

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The United States and Turkey have long been allies, with Turkey being a critical U.S. ally in the fight against ISIS. But 2017 was one of the most turbulent years in memory for relations between the two countries.

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One Of The Many Unresolved Storylines Of 2017 Is Iran

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Ask the Trump administration, and Iran is a country not to be trusted. But another U.S. president made a nuclear deal with Iran, and some U.S. allies are eager to do business with the country.

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Palestinians Face Pressure To Assimilate In Jerusalem

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

President Trump may have handed Israel a symbolic victory with his recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, but every day in East Jerusalem, Palestinians face pressures to assimilate. With hope for a two-state solution dwindling, more families are applying for Israeli passports, and more Palestinian children are attending schools that teach the official Israeli curriculum.

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Netanyahu Says Palestinians Need To 'Come To Grips With This Reality'

Monday, December 11, 2017

Israel's prime minister said that Palestinians must "come to grips" with Jerusalem as Israel's capital. President Trump's declaration last week triggered protests in the Middle East.

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Relations Sour Between The U.S. And Turkey

Friday, November 24, 2017

Relations between the U.S. and its important ally Turkey are getting increasingly worse as a Turkish businessman goes on trial in New York and the Turkish president gets closer to Russia.

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Many Syrian Refugees Face Challenges In Turkey

Thursday, November 16, 2017

As the Syrian conflict grinds on in its seventh year, millions of refugees are hanging on in neighboring countries as refugees. Syrian migration from Turkey to other parts of Europe has dropped, but millions of Syrians are settling in for troubled lives in Istanbul and elsewhere around the country.

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After Deadly Earthquake, Iran Declares A National Day Of Mourning

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The death toll continues to rise in one of the worst earthquakes to hit Iran and a nearby region. The 7.3 magnitude quake hit along the border with Iraq and was felt as far away as Turkey.

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In Turkey, Teachers, Parents Concerned About Religious Nature Of New Curriculum

Monday, October 23, 2017

Schoolchildren are back in class in Turkey, but concern is growing about the latest changes to the curriculum that emphasize religion in what has long been a secular school system.

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Trump Announcement Expected To Detail New Approach To Iran Nuclear Deal

Friday, October 13, 2017

If the Trump administration fails to certify Iran's compliance with the deal, what does that mean for the U.S. relationship with Iran? European allies are strongly opposed to unraveling the accord.

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News Brief: Trump Ends Health Care Subsidies, Iran Deal, California Fires

Friday, October 13, 2017

The Trump administration says it will end cost-sharing payments designed to help low-income Americans get health care. Trump is also expected to make an announcement on the future of the Iran deal.

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The Iran Nuclear Deal: Viewed From Iran's Position

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

While President Trump plans to announce his view on the nuclear deal with Iran, leaders in Iran have been making their statements and giving hints to their strategy as well.

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The U.S. And Turkey Are Locked In A Visa Standoff

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Diplomats in the U.S. and Turkey are hoping to keep a visa dispute from escalating. The diplomatic feud began when an employee at the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul was arrested.

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What A U.S. Refusal To Certify Might Mean For The Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, October 09, 2017

As President Trump is expected to take a step against the Iran nuclear deal, experts in weapons inspections see a strict process that is meant to follow nearly every bit of nuclear fuel in Iran — but still has some gray areas.

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Without Trump Certification, Fate Of Iran Nuclear Deal Falls To Congress

Sunday, October 08, 2017

President Trump is expected to refuse to meet a deadline for endorsing the U.S. participation in the Iran nuclear deal. It doesn't take the U.S. out of the deal, but it sends the issue to Congress and could rattle U.S. allies.

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Syrian Refugee Activist And Her Daughter Brutally Murdered In Turkey

Monday, September 25, 2017

The killing of a mother and daughter who worked to document atrocities committed by the Syrian regime rocked refugee communities in Turkey and elsewhere.

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White House Must Decide Whether To Waive Sanctions Against Iran

Thursday, September 14, 2017

It's the deadline for the White House to decide whether to waive sanctions under the nuclear deal. The sanctions were passed by Congress and go into effect unless they're waived every few months.

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