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Beware – collision course ahead

Intelligence reports join think tanks join journalists in the prediction of a collision course between the US and Iran. Not only in words but also in action. Not just through proxies, but directly. Not only in one zone, but possibly,

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Concealed confidential Addendum reveals: A Nuclear Iran is possible within a Decade

The press was reeling in mid-July from the revelation that major restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program will be eased five years before the nuclear deal is through, after the Associated Press revealed an addendum to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

Iran and Islamic State – More Similar Than Catches the Eye

The horrors of the brutal “caliphate” of the Islamic State – from its slave market to the numerous terrorist attacks it has perpetrated – are documented all over the media, as is its hypocrisy. Iran has tried to present itself

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military

Revisiting the Nuke Deal with Iran, a Year In

It’s been nearly a year since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – otherwise known as the nuclear deal – was signed in Geneva between Iran and the P5+1. With the agreement’s first anniversary around the corner, “year in

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran’s Violations of Deal No Longer ‘Inconclusive’

It took two months, since Iran first carried out a post-deal test of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, for the UN experts to conclude that its actions violate international sanctions. The press, instead of leading, followed suit, perhaps unwillingly. Media outlets,

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Posted in Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

As Rezaian Marks 500 Days in Jail, New York Times Targeted For Hypocrisy On Iran

Iran’s judiciary announced that Washington Post reporter, Jason Rezaian, a dual Iranian-American citizen held on trumped-up espionage charges, would be sentenced to prison for an undisclosed amount of time. Now, Rezaian is already marking over 500 days (!) in Iranian

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, Other News

Iran’s Imperial Campaign

Iran and its supporters often go on about the scourge of American “imperialism,” and Iran famously executed the leader of its Jewish community in 1979 on charges of “economic imperialism.” The assumption implicit in this rhetoric is that “imperialism” can

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Khamenei
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