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Big win for Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term in Nigeria's Presidency Having won 56% of the popular vote in the presidential election on 23 February and even higher margins of victory in the House and Senate elections, Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

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INSTEX, FATF, and the JCPOA

On 2 February, officials from Germany, France, and United Kingdom (the E3) announced the establishment of the promised special purpose vehicle (SPV), known as the Instrument for Supporting Trade Exchanges (INSTEX). Even though the news was welcomed by Tehran, it is...

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Special Feature: Iran and the FATF

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has become a political football for Iranian policy makers The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental entity that promotes international anti-money laundering (AML) efforts and counter-terrorism financing...

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