Iran and Bahrain: The New York Times’ Uncritical Take

by Jim Lobe I was pretty surprised Monday when, in the front-page New York Times article about the implementation agreement reached Sunday between the P5+1 and Iran in Geneva, I read the following in the fourth paragraph: “It [the agreement]… Continue Reading

Arms and Athletes in Bahrain: Al Khalifa’s Deadly Game

by Emile Nakhleh A few days ago, Bahraini officials announced they “foiled an attempt to smuggle explosives and arms, some made in Iran and Syria, into the country by boat.”  Around the same time, the government also contended it had… Continue Reading