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Partaking of Polow and Pique

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 10.05.2012 | College
Remy M. Maisel

I expected -- what? Maybe for Ahmadinejad to say something shocking. Maybe to be deeply offended. Maybe to be very, very uncomfortable. Maybe to be lied to, very obviously, and very often.

Ahmadinejad: Iran Under Threat From 'Uncivilized Zionists'

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Arshad Mohammed UNITED NATIONS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Iran's president said on Wednesday his country was under ...

Is it Just the Muslims Who Can't Be Insulted?

Lisa Wexler | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Lisa Wexler

In one of the most obviously insulting gestures the United Nations has heaped on the Jewish people, and there have been many, the decision to host Mah...

Another 'Innocence Of Muslims' Casualty: The Media's Reliability

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

When the trumped-up passions of "Innocence of Muslims" cool, burnt-out buildings will be repaired, diplomatic dances will reboot. But who will stand up for the freedom to disbelieve, to criticize and to mock?

The Most Visible Sign Of Iran's Influence In Iraq

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and LARA JAKES | Posted 11.25.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — After years of growing influence, a new sign of Iran's presence in Iraq has hit the streets. Thousands of signs, that is, depicting Ir...

Guess Who's Back In Town

Posted 09.24.2012 | World

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is back in town for the 67th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. On Monday, the Iranian president spoke out on Iran'...

Iran: New Air Defense System Designed To Confront American Warplanes

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 09.21.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran on Friday displayed a new, all-Iranian-made air defense system, saying it was designed to confront American warplanes in case of ...

Ahmadinejad Comes To New York

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- Whenever Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad comes to New York, protesters pay attention. They know where he's staying. They stand outsi...

'West Has Begun Heavy Battle Against Iran'

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The West has begun a "heavy battle" with Iran by tightening sanctions over Tehran's disputed nuclear program, Iranian President M...

Nuclear Program Poll Creates Big Embarrassment For Iran's Leaders

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 07.06.2012 | World

A television poll conducted by Iranian state television backfired on Wednesday when 63 percent of respondents said they wanted to abandon Iran's nucle...

Iran Accuses France, Germany In Nuclear Scientist Killing

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

Tehran, Iran — Iran's spy chief on Friday accused French and German intelligence services of cooperating with the CIA to kill Iranian nuclear sc...

Iran Sanctions Bite Hard

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday the latest EU sanctions on the sale of Iranian oil are "the strongest" measures yet ...

Turkey Hosts New Iran Nuclear Talks

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

ISTANBUL -- Technical experts are in Turkey for discussions on Iran's nuclear program that aim to see whether there is enough common ground to return ...

Clinton Pressures Iran Ahead Of Talks

AP | Posted 06.07.2012 | World

ISTANBUL -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that Iran must be ready to take concrete action when it discusses its nuclear...

Obstacles Loom As Nuclear Talks Near

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The most tangible accomplishment from the last meeting between Iran and world powers was simply an agreement to talk again about ...

Iran Brings 'Comprehensive' Proposals To Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2012 | World

DUBAI, May 23 (Reuters) - Iran has proposed a "new and comprehensive" package of proposals to six world powers during talks on Wednesday in Baghdad ...

Olympic Dreams Quashed

AP | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday that he is eager to attend the Olympic Games in London to support Iranian athletes but tha...

UN Inspectors Push Iran On Military Site Access

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, May 14 (Reuters) - A senior U.N. nuclear official said Iran must give his inspectors access to info...

Billboards Comparing Obama To Ahmadinejad Going Up In Colo.

Posted 05.10.2012 | Denver

On Wednesday, conservative group Compass Colorado announced a new billboard campaign that they are launching around the state that links President Bar...

Washington and Tehran's Vicious Spin Cycle

Jamal Abdi | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Jamal Abdi

If Iran and the U.S. are unable to build positive sum political space and the mutual spin becomes a vicious cycle, the negotiations could easily spin into failure.

WATCH: Ahmadinejad's Car Mobbed By Protesters

Posted 04.18.2012 | World

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad received a surprise visitor on top of his car during a recent visit to the southern city of Bandar-Abbas when a ...

Immaturity and Denial on Iran

Michael Brenner | Posted 06.12.2012 | World
Michael Brenner

If the United States is not ready for all-out war and its aftermath, then it should make the necessary intellectual, emotional, political and diplomatic adjustments.

A Full Read on Netanyahu's Gift to Obama

Tara Kangarlou | Posted 05.20.2012 | Home
Tara Kangarlou

For many, interpreting Netanyahu's exchange with President Obama stopped right as Haman "planned to exterminate the Jews." But as we finish the story we can see the power of diplomacy and dialogue even in historic stories, like that of Esther.

Rational Actors and Stuff

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.15.2012 | World
Ken Blackwell

The idea behind economic sanctions is simple: If you deprive the people in a warlike country of enough "stuff," they're rational actors and they'll st...

Iranian Sunset

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 05.15.2012 | World
Reporters Uncensored

How terribly tiring it is to watch shows like the Shahs of Sunset, especially for those of us who actually hope to promote true cultural awareness and understanding between the nations. Clothes, "holla", money, shahs, bombs, nuclear weapons and terrorists.