New Trump Iran Designation Threatens Humanitarian Goods

by Tyler Cullis In July 2019, Brian Hook—the U.S. Special Representative on Iran—released a video addressing the purported “myth” that the U.S. sanctions humanitarian trade with Iran. That wasn’t a “myth” at the time, as the U.S. had historically circumscribed… Continue Reading  

Iran Struggles With Food Security Amid Sanctions

by Austin Bodetti As Iran wrestles with devastating economic sanctions imposed after the United States’ withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the news media has highlighted the impact on Iran’s economy as a whole, noting predictions by the… Continue Reading  

Why Ayatollah Khamenei Has Blocked Negotiations with the U.S.

by Kayhan Barzegar Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has defined the current status of relations between Iran and the United States as “no war, no negotiation.” His position, in addition to showing Iran’s indomitability or resistance against President Trump’s… 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.

Is Iran’s December Oil Export Hike Permanent?

by Sara Vakhshouri Sanctions against Iran by the European Union and the United States, which aim to change Iran’s attitude toward its nuclear program, have increased pressure on its oil export and revenue. This resulted in the reduction of Iran’s oil… Continue Reading