Farideh Farhi on Iran’s Power Dynamics

by Reza Akhlaghi via Foreign Policy Association With less than two months into the elections, what is your assessment of this year’s election dynamics and of the absence of key presidential contenders in the country’s faction-based political system? In the upcoming… Continue Reading

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for November 5, 2010. Foreign Policy: Josh Rogin, writing on Foreign Policy’s The Cable blog, reports that Heritage Action for America, the lobbying arms of the conservative Heritage Foundation, is sending out mailers… Continue Reading

FPIF: U.S. Sabotage Undermines Nuclear Talks with Iran

On the Institute for Policy Studies’ Foreign Policy in Focus website, Rob Grace offers a nice primer on U.S. covert activity history in Iran, bringing us right up into the murky present: with the U.S. widely believed to be undertaking covert efforts to sabotage… Continue Reading