Slavin: New U.S. Sanctions Ahead of Jan. Talks

Our IPS colleague Barbara Slavin has a story on the U.S.’s push for a new sanctions despite the upcoming negotiations (as part of the P5+1) with Iran next month in Turkey: WASHINGTON, Dec 15, 2010 (IPS) – The Barack Obama… Continue Reading  

Sadjadpour: FM Firing ‘little substantive impact’

Our IPS colleague Omid Memarian has a piece up at the wire explaining Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s sudden Monday firing of his foreign minister, Manoucher Mottaki. Memarian’s piece draws on Iranian sources to describe the political context of, and gauge reactions… Continue Reading