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Walter POSCH

Dr. Posch Walter has completed his PhD in Iranian Studies at the Bamberg University (Germany) in 1999. From 2000 to 2004 Posch Walter worked in the capacity of researcher at the National Defense Academy in Vienna, Austria. Over the period from 2004 to 2009 he was Senior Research Fellow at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), Paris.The areas of expertise of Dr. Walter Posch include following topics: Foreign, security and defense policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran; Iranian domestic policy, political system and ideology of the Islamic Republic, European-Iranian relations. In his papers and publications Dr. Posch as an author and co-author has focused his attention on several topics related to the Iranian nuclear problem and the relations between Iran and the United States. Among his publications and papers are the following: Only Personal? The Larijani Crisis Revisited (2007), Prospects for Iran's 2009 Presidential Elections (2009), Foreign Minister Mottaki Dismissed and Salehi Installed (2011).