Regions / Iran
Here are a few illuminating and emotionally resonant pieces by real Iranians on life under sanctions, the brutality of war, and the recent crisis.
Trump’s blunders have placed us back on the path to a truly catastrophic war, with barricades of lies blocking every off-ramp.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
Major military contractors saw a stock surge from the U.S. assassination of an Iranian general. For CEOs, that means payday comes early.
Trump is betraying his voters and threatening millions of lives. Call him on it before it’s too late.
Foreign policy should prioritize the needs of ordinary civilians and civil society — and wars of choice should always be off the table.
The Iranian military is focused on deterring external threats not launching an attack on its adversaries.
The Nonproliferation Treaty was supposed to lead to disarmament. Instead, it’s led to nuclear apartheid — and sooner or later, someone’s going set one off.
As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen war, an easing of Iran’s isolation, and a reduced role for the U.S.
For all their overwhelming firepower, the U.S. and its allies can cause a lot of misery in the Middle East, but still can't govern the course of events.