Waiting for the Adults: Then and Now

by John Limbert “Can’t anybody here play this game?” –Casey Stengel on the New York Mets, 1963 Marx tells us that history happens first as tragedy and then as farce. He was predicting what has occurred between the U.S. and… Continue Reading  

How “Maximum Pressure” Can Yield Economic Prosperity for Iran

by Karim Sharara “People talk about smart sanctions and crippling sanctions. I’ve never seen smart sanctions, and crippling sanctions cripple everyone, including innocent civilians, and make the government more popular.” – Mohammad al-Baradei, former Director General of the IAEA. All… Continue Reading  

Economic Sanctions Will Kill Tens of Thousands of Innocent Iranians

by Muhammad Sahimi The illegal economic sanctions that the Trump administration has imposed on Iran are ruining its economy by increasing the inflation rate—from nine percent before the sanctions to 35-40 percent today—as well as unemployment, and forcing countless numbers… Continue Reading  

For Iranians, The War Has Already Begun

by Elham Pourtaher Not a day goes by without the Trump administration imposing a new challenge on us, the Iranian people.

The Symbolism behind the Latest U.S. Sanctions against Hezbollah

by Joe Macaron While the latest American sanctions, imposed on July 9, continue a trend of US pressure on Hezbollah, they symbolize an imperfect realignment of interests between the Trump Administration’s Iran approach and Lebanese leaders’ aim to alter their… Continue Reading