“The Islamic Republic of Iran: From Outlaw to Partner of the International Community?”


Speaking at the Political Forum of the German Labour Union in Hattingen on 26 November 2008, EFD Senior Fellow Wahied Wahdat-Hagh addressed the issue of  the totalitarian nature of the Iranian regime in the framework of a five-day conference entitled  "Between Bagdad, Teheran and Istanbul: Civil War, Theocracy  and Democracy in the Muslim World". Wahdat-Hagh gave an overview over the political and economic situation in Iran. He drew attention to the new threats Europe is facing from Iran. He further explained what the uranium enrichment means for the Iranian dictatorship and discussed the aims and limits of sanctions towards Iran.