Blog Archives

Is Western Media Buying Iran’s Revolutionary Narrative?

Iran celebrated the 36th anniversary of its Islamic Revolution last week to great fanfare, replete with speeches by high-level dignitaries and the usual – “traditional,” even – chants of “death to America.” Has anything changed since last year, when Iranians

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

What The Gaza Conflict Says About A Nuclear Deal With Iran

Superficially, the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip should have little to do with Iran. Yet all sides implicate Iran. Israel accuses Iran of shipping weapons to the Islamist organization, arming it as it has armed the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Al monitor, Christian Science Monitor, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, Military, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Who Are You This Time, Seyed Mousavian?

It’s been months since we last wrote about the comeback of Seyed Hossein Mousavian under the presidency of his friend Hassan Rouhani, but that’s not to say he’s stayed out of the spotlight. On the contrary – he’s been quite

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Mousavian Returns Home to Iran

With his close ally Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sealing a high-profile nuclear deal, we’ve been waiting with baited breath for Seyed Hossein Mousavian to ditch his academic/pundit fascade from the safety of Princeton University. Lo and behold, it’s happened: one

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Seyed Mousavian – Media Pundit? Iranian Official?

It was to be expected: the comeback of nuclear negotiations with Iran was bound to lead to a simultaneous media comeback of Seyed Mousavian (as well as NIAC head Trita Parsi, but never mind). Indeed, he’s been pretty busy lately.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

NYT: Questioning the Party Line on Iran

In a recent “Public Editor” column, the New York Times’ Margaret Sullivan examined the paper’s level of skepticism on the Administration’s Syria policy. This got us thinking (again): what would Sullivan’s conclusions be if she examined the NYT’s Iran policy

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Spain: Another Iranian Bear Hug

Italy isn’t the only Mediterranean country getting the full bear hug treatment from Iran. Spain, where unemployment hovers around 25%, has also become a target for Tehran’s efforts to circumvent sanctions and break its isolation. Reaching back to January, a

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Seyed Hossein Mousavian
Follow us in any way you like!
  Like on FacebookFollow on Twitterstumble uponFlickrPinterest

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 42,623 other followers

Visuals to Share
Visitor Count
  • 787,740
Follow us on Twitter