Meir Javedanfar: Khamenei won’t support Assad to the end

As the Syrian government’s brutal crackdown on anti-regime protestors intensifies and President Bashar al-Assad faces increasing criticism from allies, many are watching Iran’s response. Will the isolated Islamic Republic support its important friend until the end or distance itself from… Continue Reading  

Does Iran Want a Bomb? State Spox: “Ask Ahmadinejad”

The official position of the U.S. on Iran is still — rightfully — that no one can be sure that the Iranians are bent on making a nuclear weapon. In a briefing yesterday, acting State Department spokesperson Mark Toner put an… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 8, 2010. The Wall Street Journal: Dow Jones Newswire reporter Benoit Faucon writes that oil companies Total SA and Royal Dutch Shell contacted Iranian authorities last week to reassure Tehran that… Continue Reading