Posts Tagged: Iran
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki isn't the only one responsible for Iraq's woes -- history, U.S. foreign policy, and meddling neighbors are also to blame.
It’s ironic that Iraq’s last two enemies now stand ready to defend it against a third, ISIS.
Just listen to its foreign minister, Javad Zarif, as profiled in the New Yorker.
Israel and Iran: It takes one to know one ― or think it knows one.
So far, the United States has given Iran the space it needs to reach a nuclear agreement with the international community. But hardliners on both sides are waiting in the wings.
Syria's civil war has divided the Palestinian resistance and complicated its patchwork of international alliances.
Robert Gates may have been the antidote to Donald Rumsfeld and written an honest memoir, but he was also integral to stoking the fire of U.S. hostility toward Iran.
There are still significant challenges to reaching a permanent deal on Iran’s nuclear enrichment program, but there's plenty of room to compromise.
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.