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Iranian Protests

Is Iran's Nuclear Program Slowly Boiling Us?

Paul Heroux | Posted 04.02.2012 | World
Paul Heroux

While the West could be all wrong about Iran's intentions, the evidence uncovered by the IAEA does not suggest this to be the case.

Iran Flares Up: Opposition Demonstrations In Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Inspired by Egypt's popular revolt which ousted President Hosni Mubarak from power last week, thousands of Iranian pro-democracy advocates took to the...

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Protesters March In Iran

AP/The Huffington Post | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Clashes between Iranian police and hundreds of thousands of protesters wracked central Tehran on Monday as security forces beat and fi...

Call on Obama: Tell Mubarak to Leave Now

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

By all journalistic reports, it was the Egyptian government of President Hosni Mubarak that sent thousands of armed thugs into Tahrir Square and the streets of Cairo yesterday to bring violence to what had been a peaceful and nonviolent protest for democracy. Some think many of those who were attacking the protesters were police in plain clothes. Others are believed to have been hired and bused in to foment violence with machetes, clubs, and razors -- some riding in on horses and camels into the peaceful crowds. A call for peace now must mean a call for Mubarak's immediate resignation.

Abusing the Living and Dead

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

I am not easily shocked. But two stories that recently came across my desk were so disgraceful, and in some ways dangerous, that I feel compelled to write about them. Both featured players in the Middle East crassly abusing the living and the dead.

Resolved: Obama's Foreign Policy Spells America's Decline

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

At least, that was the proposition debated at NYU last week. The debaters in favor of the proposition were Dan Senor and Mort Zuckerman, against were ...

Support Iran's Dissidents

Perviz Khazaii | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Perviz Khazaii

No one wants to see the international community interfering in Iran's internal affairs. But, both from moral and geopolitical standpoints, the West should realize that it must stand with the Iranian people.

Scare Us with 'Silence' Not with 'Death', says Iranian Student

Mahmood Delkhasteh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mahmood Delkhasteh

The 31th anniversary of the 1979 revolution will test the movement. The words of the student choosing death over silence are perhaps those of a generation determined to reclaim its society and freedom.

Ayatollah Khamenei's Jet Checked, Iran Supreme Leader May Flee To Russia If Necessary (UPDATED)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei could flee to Russia should the situation in his country continue to spiral out of control, accordin...

Kermit The Frog Sings In Solidarity With Iranian Protesters (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kermit the Frog teamed up this week with a Minnesota Public Radio show called "In The Loop" for an updated rendition of his famous theme, called "It's...

Tehran: God is Great!

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jack Schimmelman

Yes, we are witnessing in this time of suffering and contraction the greatest proof of humanity. The proof of those who wish for one simple, profound state of being - freedom.

June 29, 2009 News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

As Governor, Sanford tried to resist the federal stimulus package, but couldn't. Couldn't resist Argentinian stimulus package either.

Iran Was an Easier Enemy Before We Saw Their Faces

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Bromwich

All vicarious politics is sick -- the more eager, excited, and fraternal, the more prone to self-deception.

What if Obama Was a Tough Guy?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

I'd like to beat my chest and say what a fraud the Grand Ayatollah is and how he has robbed his own people of a voice in their own government. But what are you going to back it up with?

Iran Protests 2009: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In On Political Fallout, Twitter And What Happens Next

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the fallout over the Iranian election continues, HuffPost bloggers weigh in with their views on the political landscape and developments in the cou...

Iran and the Paradox of Paradise

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Deepak Chopra

The contradictions between a modern state and one based on the Quran are simply too great. The issue of theocracy comes down to that.

House Republicans: Iranian Protesters Just Like Us

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans want Iranian protesters to know that they feel their pain. After all, they've been there. According to Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.) and J...

We Still Must Engage Iran

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Bergmann

The Obama administration must not give Ahmedinejad the chance to claim that his fight is with Washington, and not with his own citizens.