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Iran Conflict

Brutish and Short: How Iran Learned to Thrive on Conflict

Rod Mamudi | Posted 08.31.2014 | World
Rod Mamudi

The life of the Islamic Republic until, say, 1990, had been brutish and short. And this is how the head of the nascent body-politic became so heavily invested in an adversarial identity, so dependent on international tension and the perception of a state under siege.

Why Détente With Iran Is a Historic Game Changer

Dr. Nasser H. Saidi | Posted 03.05.2014 | World
Dr. Nasser H. Saidi

We are at a potential cusp, a transformational moment in the Gulf and the Middle East where détente with Iran could radically change the geopolitics and economics of the region. The opportunity should not be missed.

Global Economy Faces 'Perfect Storm'

AP | DAN PERRY | Posted 09.07.2012 | Business

CERNOBBIO, Italy -- Experts and leaders gathered in Italy may disagree on the cure, but the malady seems clear: the world economy faces a "perfect sto...

Kristof: The False Debate About Attacking Iran

nytimes.com | Posted 03.25.2012 | World

I wonder if we in the news media aren't inadvertently leaving the impression that there is a genuine debate among experts about whether an Israeli mil...