Regions / Iran
Gareth Porter's new book chronicles U.S. and Israeli efforts to ensure the perpetuation, rather than the resolution, of outstanding concerns about Iran’s nuclear program.
The United States held nuclear energy out to Iran and then pulled it away.
Gareth Porter reveals how Western intelligence believed the procurements of an Iranian university were proof of nuclear-weapons research.
Sunni Hamas and Shiite Hezbollah have apparently agreed to disagree on Syria while maintaining a strategic partnership against Israel.
The Gulf Cooperation Council needs to work together on a game plan for negotiating with Iran.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Syria is Iran’s Vietnam; Burma’s former head still pulls strings.
From nuclear weapons to rising oceans, Israel to Kiribiati.
Both U.S. members of Congress calling for new Iran sanctions and hard-liners in Iran assault President Rouhani from each side.
Although Hezbollah looks increasingly likely to weather Syria's civil war, blowback from hardline Sunnis at home may prove a longer-term challenge.