The Real Security Threats on Iran’s Periphery

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by Seyed Hossein Mousavian Pressure has once again become the name of the game in regards to U.S. policy on Iran. The Senate has passed sweeping new sanctions, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declared that the U.S. will… Continue Reading  

Reacting to the Tehran Attacks in Europe and the US

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by Eldar Mamedov The European Parliament started its plenary session last week with a minute of silence to honor the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in London and Tehran. In this way, the EP has joined a number of… Continue Reading  

Sanders Talks Israel, Trump, and Anti-Semitism at J Street

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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gave the following speech at the J Street Conference on February 27, 2017. Thank you for inviting me to address you here today. It’s a pleasure to be here with J Street, which has been such a strong… Continue Reading  

Trump/Netanyahu Meet: Fawning, Fantasy, and Anti-Palestinian Incitement 

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by James J. Zogby Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s meeting with US President Donald Trump was overshadowed by dramatic and unsettling events that preceded and followed their perfectly bizarre press conference. The week began with the forced resignation of White… Continue Reading  

The US-Arab Relationship in the “Age of Trump”

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by James J. Zogby      As US President Donald Trump and Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei trade barbs, a nervous Arab world is caught in the middle.    Earlier this week Iran’s Supreme Leader made headlines thanking President Trump for “revealing the true face… Continue Reading