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Tehran, It’s Time to Listen and Take A Realistic View Of The Protests In Iraq

By Neda Bolourchi,Lobe Log:More than a month after protestors first took to the streets across...

Iran’s Strategy of Reducing Its Commitments Under the Nuclear Deal Is Risky And Could Backfire

By Shireen Hunter, Lobe Log: After the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear ...

Iranian Americans victims of unjustified discrimination

By Alborz Ghandehari,The Salt Lake Tribune: For years now, Iranian Americans and those of ...

Gulf soccer suggests that “The Times They Are a-Changin”

Gulf soccer may be giving Bob Dylan's 1964 hit, ‘The Times They Are a-Changin,' a new ...

Experts see Israel headed for confrontation with Iran

By Jack Norton,The Strategist: Israel is on a collision course with Iran as it accelerates its...

It's when not if China's Middle Eastern tightrope snaps

China is manoeuvring to avoid being sucked into the Middle East's numerous disputes amid ...

How Tehran-backed forces are taking over in Iraq: 'The Iranians always have a plan'

By Patrick Cockburn, The Independent: Iraqi security and pro-Iranian paramilitary forces are ...

Israel Is Forcing the Palestinians to Love Iran

By Odeh Bisharat, Haaretz: To paraphrase the self-righteous comment by Golda Meir, one could ...

In or Out of Love?

In or Out of Love? By Majid Naficy Am I in love Or done with it? The soul says: in ...

Salvaging international law: The best of bad options

These are uncertain times with trade wars, regional conflicts and increased abuse of human and...

Iran Has Advantage Over U.S. in Middle East Via Asymmetric Forces: Report

By David Brennan, Newsweek: A new report has warned that Iran is leveraging its asymmetric ...

Is France Moving Against The MEK?

By Eldar Mamedov, Lobe Log: On October 30, a volley of tweets attributed to Alexis Kohler, ...

Iran Is Doing Just Fine

By Henry Rome,Foreign Affairs: A year ago this week, the administration of U.S. President ...

U.S. Maximum Pressure Meets Iranian Maximum Pressure

By Ali Vaez Naysan Rafati,International Crisis Group: Iran announced on 5 November that it is...

The Limited Utility of the Iran Sanctions

By Kenneth Katzman, The Arab Center, Washington, DC: The objective of any sanctions regime is ...

The Hostage Crisis Is Damaging U.S.-Iran Relations Today. Yet Too Few Understand It

By Assal Rad, Newsweek: November 4, 1979, defined how an entire generation of Americans viewed...

Global protests: Russia and China risk ending up on the wrong side of history

Widespread perceptions see Russia together with China as the rising powers in the Middle East ...

When Will You Bury This Dead?

When Will You Bury This Dead? By Majid Naficy How long do you want To mourn at this ...

Why the Islamic Republic of Iran keeps taking hostages

By John Limbert, Atlantic Council: On November 4, the Islamic Republic will again ...

The Trump administration’s obsession with an ancient Persian emperor

By Ishaan Tharoor,The Washinton Post: President Trump and his lieutenants have a penchant for ...

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