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US and Iran

Keep the Focus on Iran's Human Rights

Hadi Ghaemi | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Hadi Ghaemi

Progress towards a nuclear deal should by no means lessen international attention to the human rights violations that have reached crisis levels in Iran since the disputed 2009 election and which continue to this day despite the election of Hassan Rouhani.

The Danger of Pressing Iran

Gabriel Lajeunesse | Posted 02.17.2014 | World
Gabriel Lajeunesse

On Thursday, the White House released an expanded list of companies and individual persons subject to sanctions for assisting Iran's nuclear program. The rationale for such an approach is ostensibly to demonstrate our resolve.

Missing Americans Hiked Into Iran By Mistake, Say Families

AP | PATRICK WALTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHILADELPHIA — Three American hikers detained in Iran for nearly two weeks entered the country by mistake and their families are hoping for a qu...

US European Missile Defense System: Alternatives Being Considered

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A senior Defense Department official said Thursday that the United States is considering options for European missile defense other...

Iran Now Harder To Bomb: Commentary

GlobalPost | Michael Moran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- In the weeks since moderate Iranians threw down the gauntlet to the conservative clerics who run their lives, Israel has watched the unf...

US Weighing Readiness For Military Action Against Iran

Washington Post | Ann Scott Tyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The nation's top military officer said yesterday that the Pentagon is planning for "potential military courses of action" as one of several options ag...