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China's risky bets

China's infrastructure and energy driven US$1 trillion Belt and Road initiative involves risky...

The Woman at the Center of Trump’s Iran Policy

John Bolton and Mike Pompeo are the public faces of the “maximum pressure” ...

Climate change: UAE and Russia eye geopolitical and commercial mileage

Climate change, much like war, could prove to be a geopolitical and commercial gold mine. At ...

The Wheels Are Coming Off

By Gary Sick, Lobe Log: A series of events, some of which got little attention in the media, ...

How Britain was set up

How Trump’s arch-hawk lured Britain into a dangerous trap to punish Iran By Simon Tisdall...

Can Trump Make a Deal with Iran?

By Tyler Cullis, Lobe Log: As the Trump administration escalates conflict with Iran, there is a ...

Little Storyteller

Setareh, 1985 Little Storyteller For Setareh She was born in a hideout And crossed the ...

Muslim causes vs national interest: Muslim nations make risky bets

Saudi attitudes towards the plight of thousands of illegal Rohingya in the kingdom fleeing ...

Trump Era and the Iranian Experience

In post revolution Iran, “Namaz Jome”, or the Friday Prayer has become a major ...

Bruce Laingen: 1922-2019

After being held hostage in Iran for 444 days, Bruce Laingen and 51 other Americans safely ...

Trump’s better deal with Iran looks a lot like Obama’s

By Nahal Toosi, POLITICO: Donald Trump has long trashed the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement as ...

Tension in the Gulf: Not just maritime powder kegs

A recent interview in which Baloch National Movement chairman Khalil Baloch legitimized recent...

Maoism in Iran (part 4)

Karl Marx expanded the notion of Hegel's Dialectic and applied it to ...

Biggest UK exhibition on Iranian art

Financial Times: The Victoria and Albert Museum will next year stage the biggest UK exhibition ...

Do Not destroy history, teach Learning From History

Over the last few days, the decision of San Francisco School Board to destroy the mural at the ...

War with Iran Would Not Mean Happy Ending for Middle East

By Shireen T. Hunter, Lobe Log: A recent article by veteran Washington Post columnist David ...

How Donald Trump pushed Iran to the bomb

By Jim Walsh, CNN: Since the day he took office, President Donald Trump has been caught in an ...

U.S. Iran Policy Gives Me Vertigo

By Gary Sick, Lobe Log: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the entire U.S. government insist ...

The Address

When I posted the above photo on Facebook, a German friend asked for the translation of the ...

A Grim Assessment Of U.S.-Iran Tensions

Speaking to an adoring audience at the annual summit of the far-rightChristians United for ...

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