An Iran in Flux Marks 35th Anniversary of Revolution

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by Jasmin Ramsey via IPS News Thirty-five years ago today, millions of Iranians embraced a religious leader promising freedom from a corrupt monarchy and national independence. Now many want a better standard of living and improved civil rights. “Living standards… Continue Reading  

Harrop: Sanctions and Threats are not “Mutual Respect”

W. Scott Harrop has an interesting piece on the Iranian Review of Foreign Affairs. In “Obama’s Iran Policy: Mutual Respect Matters,” (pdf), he traces President Barack Obama’s rhetoric about mutual respect with Iran, starting from the campaign, through the famous Norouz message, and… Continue Reading