Khamenei Likely to Hold Onto Weakened Ahmadinejad

By Yasaman Baji via IPS News Amid growing and increasingly harsh criticism of his handling of the economy, talk of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s removal has regained momentum in Iran in recent weeks. But, according to most observers, Iran’s supreme leader,… Continue Reading

Militarization of Iran’s Regime Could Bring Opportunities for Engagement

Media attention being paid to the massive overhaul of the Iranian national subsidy system and the sudden dismissal of Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki could be overlooking the possibility of increased stability in Iran as the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)… Continue Reading

Clinton Hails Sanctions, Reiterates Obamas “Sincere Offer Of Dialogue” Before P5+1 Meetings Next Week

Foreign Policy’s Josh Rogin interviews Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before the start of the IISS Manama Security Dialogue set for this weekend and next week’s P5+1 meetings in Geneva. Clinton set out her expectations for the meeting, telling Rogin… Continue Reading