ICDT Lecture Series On Cognitive Studies and Public Opinion

In the series of 21st century wars in West Asia, initiated by Washington in the name of a ‘New Middle East’, resistance forces are...

Post Election Changes – Prof. Glen Duerr

Firstly, Glen Duerr expressed his thoughts about this year's election and its features. Then, he was asked, if the U.S. foreign policy towards the...

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Media, Cognitive Warfare and One World Government Social Engineering

Ownership of mainstream media and popular social media is imperative to control desired narrative during psychological and military operations. In the last 30 years, it has been the accessibility and freedom of the internet which has been invaluable for the communication of independent and objective analysis which is often...

What makes US & NATO war as fruitless in a long-time war on Middle East

NATO's withdrawal from Afghanistan is reminiscent of other defeats of this axis against weak countries or the so-called Third World. It may still be difficult for some NATO leaders to admit their strategic failure and military defeat, but as former Afghan President Hamid Karzai emphasized: "Look at the scene....

The role of elections in shaping public mentality and its impact on future actions

Elections in any country are one of the most basic areas of political participation for the people. However, some may believe that elections reinforce conservative tendencies and do not fundamentally provide the basis for profound change and reform. As Michels points out to those who hold such beliefs, the...

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“The ‘Periphery doctrine’ is the foreign policy strategy that Israel developed to start close strategic alliances with non-Arab Muslim states.” Read more in “From Ben Gurion’s ‘Periphery Doctrine’ to Kurdish separatism today” written by Hedwig Kuijpers.

20 December 2020

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About ICDT

“Iranian Council for Defending the Truth” is a center for high-profile thinkers with genuine points of view, but not always the most propagated ones …

ICDT Impact

We, in ICDT, try to explain Iranian logic with its essence of
counter-hegemony, but we think that we are in the dawn of a new generation of cosmopolitanism. We believe that in “Truth Decay” era, if there won’t be a center to rationale Iranian perspective with its Islamic and Iranian identities, the result would be a widespread misunderstanding about Iranian attitudes.