Tehran, It’s Time to Listen and Take A Realistic View Of The Protests In Iraq

By Neda Bolourchi More than a month after protestors first took to the streets across Iraq, Adil Abdul Mahdi surprisingly remains the country’s prime minister. In what has been a movement against high unemployment, poor basic services, and state corruption,… Continue Reading  

It’s when not if China’s Middle Eastern tightrope snaps

By James Dorsey China is manoeuvring to avoid being sucked into the Middle East’s numerous disputes amid mounting debate in Beijing on whether the People’s Republic will be able to remain aloof yet ensure the safety and security of its… Continue Reading  

Apocalypse Approach Update

By Robert Wright Keeping track of Donald Trump’s contributions to the coming of the apocalypse is a job too big for any one person. The best I can do is check in every month or so and list a few… Continue Reading  

Iran’s Strategy of Reducing Its Commitments Under the Nuclear Deal Is Risky And Could Backfire

After the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and the reimposition of even harsher sanctions on Tehran, coupled with Europe’s inability or unwillingness to provide Iran with relief from… Continue Reading  

Don’t Fall For Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Twitter Public Relations Campaign

By Kourosh Ziabari “Throughout history the secret to success has been love, freedom, and justice. … Building a better tomorrow filled with freedom, justice, and love is the goal of every nation. We should all strive to achieve this goal.… Continue Reading