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Who Believes the Serial Liar Trump That He Doesn’t Want War with Iran?

Background Briefing with Ian Masters: Then, with Secretary of State Pompeo today appearing on the Trump Administration’s Pravda, Fox News, signaling Iran saying “President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war. We don’t want war”, we will speak with Nader Hashemi, the Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the Josef Korbel School of International ...

My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes

Charlie Tyrell: Was my father’s leftover stuff the key to who he really was? Winner of the Vimeo Staff Pick Award at the 2018 Ottawa International Animation Festival. "Honest, funny, nostalgic and incredibly inventive, the recipient of this prize tells the story of a young man sifting through his late father’s belongings in an attempt to uncover the intimate details of his life. ...

Lonely Planet editor has surprising experience in Iran

In the summer of 2019, Lauren Kieth, the former Lonely Planet destination editor for North Africa and the Middle East, decided to go on an offbeat adventure. She was convinced by Persian Nomad Tours TAP Persia to come experience the magic of Iran up close and personal. After more than a week of hiking on mountain sides with nomads, engaging in local customs and culinary explorations, Lauren ...

Schiff says "no question" Iran is behind tanker attacks

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the U.S. response to Iran's suspected involvement in attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

Pelosi: What Is Trump's Motivation For Provoking Iran?

During a sitdown at the Council on Foreign Relations that aired Sunday on CNN, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN's Fareed Zakaria that Americans have "no appetite" for conflict with Iran and wondered why President Trump is being "provocative with the Iranians." "He comes in and undoes [the nuclear deal] and inflames the U.S.-Iran issue. Why?" she wondered. "What is the purpose? I'm not ...

Iranian diamond importer in court

"No one else wants war": Vijay Prashad on U.S. aggression toward Iran

Democracy Now: Alongside the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Israel, the United States is "isolated" in its mission to break the Iran nuclear deal and go to war, says Vijay Prashad, director of Tricontinental Institute for Social Research. "This is very chilling, very disturbing. … It is very likely the U.S. is going to make some strike on Iran and that strike is going to open further the gates ...

Pentagon claims Iranians fired missile at US drone and missed

Former CIA station chief Dan Hoffman discusses the growing threat between the U.S. and Iran. Washington (CNN) -- In the hours before the attack on the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, the Iranians spotted a US drone flying overhead and launched a surface-to-air missile at the unmanned aircraft, a US official told CNN. The missile missed the drone and fell into the water, the ...

Gary Sick: U.S. On Misguided 'Propaganda Campaign' Against Iran

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Gary Sick, a senior research scholar at Columbia University's Middle East Institute, about the escalating conflict with Iran. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Now to the escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. To recap, there were explosions Thursday on two commercial oil tankers in the strategically sensitive Gulf of Oman. Both explosions follow four ...

What's next for the U.S. and Iran

After two oil tankers near the strategically critical Strait of Hormuz were damaged Thursday, the U.S. said Iran was responsible. The UN, meanwhile, has called for an independent investigation. Judy Woodruff talks to Vali Nasr, a Middle East scholar and former State Department official, and Reuel Marc Gerecht, a former CIA operations officer in the Middle East, about this precarious situation.

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