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    Red lines, allies and enemies

    September 27-2013 By Ray Takeyh Credibility is a prized word in international politics. Countries that keep their promises and enforce their red lines can be counted on to deter their…

    Regime frees Canadian awaiting death

    Regime frees Canadian awaiting death

    September 27-2013 The Islamic Republic Monday set free an Iranian-Canadian it had convicted of spying and previously sentenced to die. Hamid Ghassemi-Shall, a naturalized Candian and Toronto shoe salesman, has…

    Darvish, Rangers slump

    September 27-2013 It’s been a bad few weeks for both Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers.  Darvish has lost three of his last four games and the Rangers are eight…

    Mojahedin protest in NY

    Mojahedin protest in NY

    September 27-2013 The Mojahedin-e Khalq staged a Manhattan demonstration Tuesday to protest the appearance of President Rohani before the UN General Assembly. Waving Iranian flags and carrying signs, a throng…

    It’s time time again

    September 27-2013 It’s that time of year again—watch juggling time.  On Monday, Iran moved its clocks backward an hour, so there is one hour less in difference with the United…

    US, Iraq deny Mojahedin claims about 7 missing

    September 27-2013 The Mojahedin-e Khalq, which earlier said the Iraqi government was holding seven of its members who have gone missing, last week charged that the US government had secretly met…

    Pasdar promises US many corpses

    Pasdar promises US many corpses

    September 27-2013 If America ever attacks Iran, a senior Pasdar officer says, the only thing it will take home will be the corpses of its soldiers. The commander of the…

    Rohani refuses to shake Obama hand

    September 27-2013 Over the several days before the UN General Assembly session Tuesday, both Iranian and American officials made increasingly clear that they were interested in a face-to-face meeting between…