Zarif’s Resignation: Foreign Betrayal, Domestic Infighting

by Farhang Jahanpour After Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced his resignation via Instagram shortly before midnight local time on February 25, many foreign pundits and officials celebrated his departure. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s response was “Zarif is… Continue Reading  

Iran at Crossroads on 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

by Farhang Jahanpour On February 11, 2019, the Islamic Republic of Iran marks the fortieth anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution. In his latest speech at a conference of the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK), for which he received huge… Continue Reading  

Reza Pahlavi Is No Ahmed Chalabi

by Farhang Jahanpour After a long period of relative silence, Reza Pahlavi, the son of the deposed Iranian Shah who has lived in the United States for more than 40 years, recently made a rare public appearance, calling for a… Continue Reading