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    The farce continues in the latest Iran nuke talks

    August 08, 2014 By Amir Taheri Iran and the 5+1 group of nations (the five UN Security Council veto powers, plus Germany) tried to create the impression that they were…

    What some fear an Iran deal could mean…

    August 08, 2014 By Geneive Abdo As the largest Shi’a state, Iran has already taken the initiative by aligning and supporting the Shi’a political leaderships in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.…

    The real stakes in Israel’s war

    August 08, 2014 By John R. Bolton Israel’s effort to destroy Hamas’ underground Gaza Strip infrastructure is about defeating terrorism, yes — but even graver issues are involved. Hamas’s long…

    Senators and South AfricaBy Mark Hibbs

    August 08, 2014 The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) recently held a hearing on nuclear diplomacy with Iran. Speakers made several references to South Africa’s nuclear past and what…

    Arabs around Persian Gulf fear US will soon align itself with Iran!

    Arabs around Persian Gulf fear US will soon align itself with Iran!

    August 08, 2014 The United Arab Emirates instituted a military draft last month, reflecting partly a fear of Iran, but also a fear that the United States will no longer…

    Sherman denounced for lying about nuclear talks

    Sherman denounced for lying about nuclear talks

    August 08, 2014 In one of the stranger developments of the ongoing nuclear talks, Iranian officials have spent the last week loudly denouncing US negotiator Wendy Sherman and accusing her…

    Mortazavi back in court — for stealing, not murder

    Mortazavi back in court — for stealing, not murder

    August 08, 2014 Saeed Mortazavi, the former Tehran prosecutor who appears to have escaped punishment in the deaths of three students arrested in the 2009 post-election protests, will be back…

    Many spent much of Eid-e Fitr holiday stuck in cars

    Many spent much of Eid-e Fitr holiday stuck in cars

    August 08, 2014 Traffic was at a standstill on the highways leaving the capital last Tuesday and Wednesday as Tehranis deserted the city in droves for the five-day Eid-e Fitr…

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