Rosewater (2014) Cast includes: Gael García Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries), Kim Bodnia (In China They Eat Dogs), Claire Foy (Season of the Witch), S...
Currently, the US and Western allies' major campaign in the Middle East is fighting the Islamic State while ignoring to address Iran's military engagements in other countries, ignoring Tehran's determination for regional supremacy seriously.
Photo by Deborah Robinson/SCR Theresa Rebeck's dramatic essay on the many layers of conflict in the Middle East - political, religious, cultural and...
Is there a greater catastrophe than the loss of a child? If you are Baha'i in Tabriz, the death of a loved one can be just the beginning of a new devastating experience.
On a regular basis, I see many worse movies out there than Rosewater, Stewart's sometimes affecting, sometimes overly earnest film about an Iranian journalist thrown into solitary confinement by a regime that thinks he's a spy.
Tight integration, inter-dependency and correlation among technologies of different countries provide much more oversight, control, and assurance than does a policy of restrictions and economic or technological embargo.
For fifteen years, Jon Stewart has been "America's Most Trusted Newsman" as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, even as he'd be the first to tell you he's not an actual newsman.
Despite the importance of the 24 November deadline in the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 countries, most likely, the negotiations will neither collapse nor culminate with the desired agreement by that date.
Washington's natural ally in the war against the Islamic State may well be the one country that it has been fighting for the past 35 years: Iran.
Most of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims do not countenance violence and human rights violations, but the fact remains that fundamentalists are not a fringe group; they occupy senior positions in Muslim clerical hierarchy.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has warned Iran that it would be stripped of its right to host the 2015 Under-19 men's world volleyball championship if it bans women from attending matches.
Trouble comes when we expect immaterial values that good faith promotes to manifest into physical embodiment. Messianism is on the rise in the world, and it bodes serious ill.
If the president is to leave a lasting legacy and, more importantly, safeguard the nation, he has no option. Risks must be taken and foreign policy is the place to start.
It's one thing to say that you think the president is doing a bad job confronting ISIS. It's quite another to be forced to say what exactly you would do differently.
The grim political outlook has already cast a shadow over nuclear negotiations with Iran, where a diplomatic breakthrough remains within reach as the parties near a November 24 deadline for a comprehensive deal.
While gaining control of Congress sounds good to the Republicans on paper, I suspect that 24 months from now, when the presidential election is upon us, they'll be regretting having taken the helm on foreign policy.