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Sarvar Hosseini: 'Renovating the Education System Is a Great Achievement'

Sarvar Hosseini: 'Renovating the Education System Is a Great Achievement'

04.15.2014
"One of the demands is social and political participation by women. Women want to actively and effectively participate in all fields and...
Syria: High-Priced Economic Card for Iran?

Syria: High-Priced Economic Card for Iran?

04.14.2014
Although the Syrian government and leaders of Hezbollah are offering differing signals from the Islamic Republic, Iranian leaders view...

Fakhera Mousavi: 'The Afghan Woman Rests in the Coma of her Predecessors'

04.14.2014
"Educated women demand justice and equality at all levels of society. They demand a justice-based approach to the basic laws in force in...

Motion vs. Action at Foggy Bottom

04.14.2014
The confusion of motion with action directed at a concrete policy objective is best exemplified by John Kerry. He has jetted around the...

Mohammad Afsar Rahbin: 'Drugs Threaten the Entire Nation-building Process'

04.11.2014
"My two daughters are studying medicine and they wish to write poetry. My wish is that they achieve what they aspire for and will be able...
Jimmy Carter Hits Hillary Clinton, Obama On Foreign Policy

Jimmy Carter Hits Hillary Clinton, Obama On Foreign Policy

Shadee Ashtari  04.11.2014
Former President Jimmy Carter criticized President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for their lack of involvement...
NATO on Viagra

NATO on Viagra

04.11.2014
NATO should be getting the message. Someone in Brussels should be ordering a big cake, compiling the festschrift, preparing golden parachutes...

Missing a Trick? Making Natural Resources Work for Development

04.10.2014
Next week, over 1,000 government officials, aid donors, NGO reps, and private businesses will descend on Mexico City for the first meeting...

Nilab Mobarez: 'Women Are Often Deprived of Their Rights Because the Men in Their Family Do Not Feel Secure'

04.10.2014
"Rather than trying to establish security, the men restrict women. The insecurity they feel might not even be real, but it creates some...
Circling the Battlewagons Against China: US Defense, State Dept. Speak Out

Circling the Battlewagons Against China: US Defense, State Dept. Speak Out

04.10.2014
Both leading U.S. cabinet offices concerned with international security are joining in a steady drumbeat of calling China to task for its...

Abbas Moves Bring Out Israeli Arrogance and Paternalism

04. 9.2014
Every single day Israel continues its occupation and colonial settlement activities, it is acting unilaterally. The idea that it will take...
John Kerry Seen Going Door to Door, Offering to Broker Peace Deals

John Kerry Seen Going Door to Door, Offering to Broker Peace Deals

04. 9.2014
In an unusual development, Secretary of State John Kerry has been seen going door to door offering to broker peace deals for anyone who...

South Sudan on the Brink of Famine Demands Urgent Action

04. 9.2014
The people of South Sudan face a spiral of conflict, displacement, and hunger that this fragile, young country can ill afford.

Mir Ahmad Jouyanda: 'They Shaved His Head Because He Danced and Was Happy at His Own Wedding'

04. 9.2014
"My greatest fear is that the international community may leave us. We saw what happened when the Russians left. Whenever the international...