It seems that the balance in the Iranian uprising is shifting in the regime's favor. This time Ahmadinejad was prepared... he succeeded in "unplugging" the opposition.
Palin's comment about Iran reflects an ongoing effort by conservatives to cast Obama as soft on terrorism, and mirrors much of the media coverage following the foiled Christmas Day attack.
As the administration grapples with its Iran policy, it should realize that the dichotomy of either military conflict or direct negotiations is a false one. There is a third option that involves the people.
what can the leaderless -- yet relentless -- opposition in Iran hope for? Without a leader, there is no revolution. Is there a fighting chance at reform?
In addition to denoting this month in the Persian calendar, the word bahman also means avalanche. And this Bahman could set off the avalanche ultimately topples the Islamic Republic.
With the anniversary of the 1979 Revolution looming, the Islamic Republic, faced with an unprecedented scale of opposition, seems like a bleeding monster.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who can serve as the Web's first global diplomat, delivered the most important speech about Internet freedom given by a top U.S. official.
At this juncture, the US has the moral obligation to not short-circuit Khamenei's collapse. Anything that would provide Khamenei the pretext of an "external threat" will do that.
The dramatic images of protestors in Iran leave many Westerners assuming this is a preamble to regime change in Tehran. That view overlooks cardinal differences between the present moment and the 1978-1979 events.
12% of our incarcerated juveniles were raped or sexually abused by prison staff members or fellow juvenile inmates.
Iranians are suckers for symbolism, and while Ashura is the holiest of Shi'a holidays, the Persian New Year, Nowruz, is the most sacred of Iranian holidays.
After fishing in a rushing stream of Tweets, I watched YouTube clips showing a police station burning, a group of Basij militia cornered but not hurt, a police van overturned. Chants included, "Khamenei is a murderer. His reign is over."
Whether or not the green aspirations of regular Iranian citizens will be met, to me they have helped resurrect the identity of a nation, or at the very least, repaint it in a different hue.
In an unprecedented show of support for women's rights, Iranian men have posted photos of themselves wearing the head covering typically worn by Muslim women.
When it comes to sanctions, bigger is not always better. If Washington wants to do something on Iran, it should first stop helping the Ahmadinejad government repress its people.
In this week's Wall Street Journal, columnist Amir Taheri reports that Iran's pro-democracy movement is "deepening and growing." On Monday, thousands...