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Iran's March to Naked Dictatorship?

Trita Parsi | Posted 07.22.2013 | World
Trita Parsi

While a very slight glimmer of hope existed after the fraudulent elections in 2009 that the negative trajectory could be reversed through the ballot box, even that small probability may now have been eliminated.

Homer Simpson and the WMDs in Iraq... (Doh)... I Mean Iran

Nicolas J.S. Davies | Posted 12.08.2012 | World
Nicolas J.S. Davies

Can American policy makers and politicians take for granted that they are ruling a nation of Homer Simpsons who can be duped into war by the very same trick that we just fell for ten years ago? Our leaders are being extra-careful not to say "WMD"s, but surely Bart and Lisa can connect the dots.

Iran Offers Comprehensive Deal

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 09.04.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

This should be huge news. According to Barbara Slavin, the veteran Middle East reporter, the Iranian government has issued a 10-page paper suggesting the resolution of its conflict over its nuclear program through comprehensive negotiations with the west.

Deep-Sixing the China Option

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 08.19.2012 | World
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

Since talks with Iran over its nuclear development started up again in April, U.S. officials have repeatedly warned that Tehran will not be allowed to "play for time" in the negotiations. In fact, it is the Obama administration that is playing for time.

U.S. Imposes New Sanctions On Iran

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday announced sanctions on Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), which it ac...

Iran Feels Sanctions Pinch

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2012 | World

By Niluksi Koswanage and Cho Mee-young KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Malaysia has halted palm oil exports to Iran because of payment...

Obama Tightens Sanctions On Iran

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama tightened sanctions on Iran another notch, the White House said on Monday, targeting its centr...

Japan Worried Over Implications Of Iranian Oil Ban

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 03.14.2012 | World

TOKYO -- Japan's prime minister said Friday the government has yet to decide on whether it will reduce oil imports from Iran in line with U.S. sanctio...