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Germany and Iran

Hamburg, January 31, 2018

Trump's Iran ultimatum has startled the European Union

The White House is blackmailing the Europeans to stop them from allowing themselves to be blackmailed by Iran

Hamburg, 18. März 2017

Global Jihad, Islamic Radicalism, and the Challenge to Europe

Keynote speech, delivered at the seminar "Global Jihad, Islamic Radicalism, the the Challenge to Europe", organized by the Stockholm Free World Forum (Frivärld) and the Institute for Security & Development Policy on May 25, 2016, at Timbro, Stockholm

Berlin, November 21, 2015

They want to turn Paris into a second Tehran

After the 11/13 attack - what next?

The Times of Israel, February 9, 2014

Hypocrisy and hope: How the media fool themselves about Iran

Telospress, November 25, 2013

Surrender in Geneva

The five permanent members of the Security Council and Germany nullify the United Nations sanctions regarding Iran

the ALGEMEINER, September 17, 2013

Startling Revelations From an Iranian Smuggling Case in Hamburg

Wall Street Journal, September 17, 2012

Tehran at the Book Fair

Frankfurt welcomes the regime's censors as a gesture of ,convergence via a sustained dialogue'

Jungle Word (Berlin/Germany), April 5, 2012

"Against those who want to destroy me, I must be strong."

What is the connection between Shoah-remembrance and Iran? An Interview with Holocaust survivor Fanny Englard

Welt am Sonntag, November 27, 2011

Iran: What Will Germany Do Now?

A turning point has been reached that challenges the reigning paradigm of German-Iranian relations

Rèalitè EU, December 21, 2011


RÉALITÉ EU, November 23, 2011

What about the European Union?

A "financial war" against Tehran would be the most humae way of avoiding a nuclear one

Palm Beach, FL, February 11, 2011

Matthias Küntzel was presented with the ADL Human Rights Award

The Anti-Defamation League's statement and the acceptance speech

Hamburg, December 15, 2010

No Solidarity with the German Journalists Arrested in Iran

Public indifference encourages the regime

Hamburg, December 10, 2010

Ahmadinejad's Bank

Germany has to make up its mind about calling a halt to the activties of Hamburg-based EIH bank

Jewish Political Studies Review, Fall 2010

The West's Policies Towards Iran: What Went Wrong?

A review of Dore Gold's book "The Rise of Nuclear Iran: How Tehran Defies the West", Regnery, 2009, 256 pp.

perlentaucher, April 2010

Descending from Green Pastures into Hell

The Journal of International Security Affairs, No. 18, Spring 2010


February 4, 2010

Who is Who in German trade with Iran?

A dossier on the branch offices and agencies of German companies in Iran

Wall Street Journal, February 25, 2010

The Berlin-Dubai-Tehran Axis

The German-Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce seeks new business in Iran even as Merkel promises additional sanctions

The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs IV:1, January 2010

Iranian Antisemitism: Stepchild of German National Socialism

The Weekly Standard, Vol. 15, Issue 12, November 29, 2009

Obama's Search for Peace in Our Time

The West goes wobbly on Iran

Wall Street Journal, September 29, 2009

Iran Has No Right to Nuclear Technology

Accepting Iran's "right" to nuclear power is a recipe for disaster

TELOSscope - the telos press blog, June 26, 2009

The West Betrays the Iranian Protest Movement

Pajamas Media, November 27, 2008

Sanctions? What Sanctions? German-Iranian Trade Booms


Germany, Iran and the Party of the Left

A Commentary Commissioned by "Neues Deutschland", which it Refused to Publish

Wall Street Journal, May 15, 2008

The Tehran-Berlin Axis

Jerusalem Post, January 13, 2008

Back to business as usual with Iran

The NIE report took the wind out of the sanctions campaign in Germany

World Politics Review, December 18, 2007

The Fantasy World of the Iran NIE

World Politics Review, October 11, 2007

Berlin and Vienna Stand Against the West

European Divisions on the Iranian Bomb

Brussels, March 7, 2007

Europe must decide

European governments have to put massive pressure on Iran and confront it with the alternative of either changing course or suffering devastating economic blows

POLICY REVIEW No. 140, December 2006

From Khomeini to Ahmadinejad

Mark Bowden's account of the occupation of the American Embassy in Tehran mirrors the dilemmas of America's current Iran policy

Transatlantic Intelligencer, November 2005

A Sense Of Foreboding

German Reactions to Ahmadinejad

Transatlantic Intelligencer, October 2005

The “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” at the Frankfurt Book Fair