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    What we don’t know about Iran’s capture and release of U.S. sailors

    January 22-2016 By Michael Singh It is too early to draw conclusions about the capture and release of 10 U.S. Navy personnel by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. It’s clear,…

    Are the moderates on top in Iran?

    January 22-2016 By Michael Rubin On Tuesday, ships belonging to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) detained ten US sailors aboard two small boats. Contrary to initial reports, it remains…

    Obama’s continuing Iranian appeasement: The next president must reverse course

    January 22-2016 By John R. Bolton Even Iran’s ayatollahs must be amazed at what they have gotten away with since last July’s Vienna deal, which purportedly eliminated their nuclear weapons…

    Deciphering Iran’s prisoner swap and broader communication

    January 22-2016 By Haleh Esfandiari Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and other U.S. citizens have left Iran, capping a week of significant news as well as significant developments in bilateral…

    Lady Macbeth or just Princess Ashraf Pahlavi?

    January 22-2016 By Hamid Dabashi The death of Princess Ashraf Pahlavi at the age of 96 marks the end of an era in more than one sense.  The now standard…

    Why do Saudi Arabia and Iran compete for Pakistani support?

    January 22-2016 By Bruce Riedel Saudi Arabia is pressing Pakistan to side with the Kingdom in its spate with Iran. Islamabad is reluctant to do so, given its own serious sectarian…

    Iran & US exchange jailed Iranian-Americans for jailed Iranian-Americans

    Iran & US exchange jailed Iranian-Americans for jailed Iranian-Americans

    January 22-2016 The Islamic Republic has freed most but not all of the Americans detained in Iran.  But the release was held up twice from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning…

    Iran frees US sailors in less than 15 hours

    Iran frees US sailors in less than 15 hours

      In its first official account of Iran’s seizure and subsequent release of 10 US sailors in the Persian Gulf, the US Navy said Monday the only items found missing…

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