Whatever’s Happening In The Gulf Is Probably About Iran

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by Derek Davison Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain all recalled their ambassadors from Qatar last Wednesday, citing Qatar’s support for organizations and individuals that threaten “the security and stability of the Gulf states”: The statement said they… Continue Reading  

New Congressional Sanctions Push Aimed at Killing Iran Diplomacy

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by Jamal Abdi The notion that U.S. sanctions on Iran are supposed to act as diplomatic leverage to get a nuclear deal may be dispelled once and for all by a new Congressional action now in the works. The House… Continue Reading  

Panic in Tehran

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The Iranian rial has been in free fall for the last few days. Inflation has been ramping up for the last few months as the rial has lost more than 50 percent of its value over the last year. Unemployment… Continue Reading