Iran Struggles with Potentially Explosive Environmental Crisis

by James M. Dorsey Iranian leaders are struggling, three months after anti-government protests swept the Islamic republic, to ensure that environmental issues that helped sparked a popular uprising in Syria in 2011 leading to a brutal civil war don’t threaten… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for November 9, 2010. The Washington Post: Senior Council on Foreign Relations fellow and former George W. Bush policy adviser Michael Gerson writes that after the midterm election, Obama may choose to focus… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and Views Relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for August 17th, 2010: The National: Michael Theodoulou reports that new sanctions will exacerbate corruption and mismanagement in Iran’s economy but do little to change Tehran’s nuclear policy. However, the sanctions could give… Continue Reading