Iranian Hardliners Silent on Rouhani’s US Diplomacy

by Ali Reza Eshraghi Following the phone conversation between Presidents Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani, the atmosphere in Iran has taken a happier turn while remaining surprisingly calm. Contrary to predictions made over the past week and during Rouhani’s trip… Continue Reading

The U.S.-Iran Wrestling Match

by Alireza Nader via IPS News From Tehran’s perspective, the current negotiations between Iran and the United States may be best described as a wrestling match. Before President Hassan Rouhani’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA), his boss, Supreme… Continue Reading