An Egyptian Black Friday?

by Henry Precht The starting point for understanding Egypt’s August 14th massacre is Black Friday — September 8, 1978 — during the Iranian Revolution. On that day, 35 years ago, the Shah’s troops killed an untold number of demonstrators in… Continue Reading

“The Father of Iran’s Nuclear Programme”

by Peter Jenkins Last week the BBC’s “Today” programme carried an interview with Dr. Akbar Etemad, who was in charge of Iran’s fledgling nuclear program between 1974 and 1978 and who has lived outside Iran since the Revolution. Dr. Etemad… Continue Reading

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for January 19: The Wall Street Journal: Johns Hopkins Professor and Hoover Institution fellow Fouad Ajami opines, “The Bush diplomacy had declared an open ideological assault against the Iranian theocracy. Mr. Obama would offer… Continue Reading