Is Iran Willing to Negotiate on its Nuclear Program?

Semira N. Nikou of the United States Institute of Peace Iran Primer recently interviewed Iranian regime insider and staunch Ahmadinejad critic Seyed Hossein Mousavian who discussed the Iranian perspective on prospects for U.S.-Iran rapprochement. I have republished the entire article… Continue Reading  

Iran and the Taliban

Last week 2 U.S. media outlets aired the unsubstantiated claim that Iran was responsible for downing a helicopter in Afghanistan which killed 30 U.S. military personnel. This type of baseless fear-mongering is nothing new. Right-wing pundits and media commentators have… Continue Reading  

‘Bags of money’ from Iran to Karzai mean little

The media has been buzzing about the admission from both Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai and Iran that the latter passed the former bags of cash, apparently in euros. The allegations were first brought to light by New York Times correspondent… Continue Reading