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Can Iran’s Irrational Regime Make Rational Decisions?

Iran’s troubled relationship with Judaism\Zionism has cropped up in the news quite often lately. First there was the nuclear deal, which drew support from some left-wing Jewish quarters, leaving major Jewish organizations at odds with the Obama administration – and,

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Media Exposes Anti-Semitic Roots Of Khamenei’s New Book

Last month, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made an apparent about-face on the nuclear talks, praising the Iranian negotiators for their tenacity and bravery. However, predictably, he sprinkled even this message with more than a dash of his usual

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

Iran’s Nuke Critics Speak Up

We’re quite used to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticizing the Iranian nuclear program at every turn; right-wing denunciations out of Capitol Hill are hardly surprising, either. But Iranian criticism? Sure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may have come under fire

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Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

Is ‘Chicken***gate’ Actually A Signal To Iran?

You might think “chicken****-gate,” as the latest US-Israel crisis has been dubbed, isn’t really about Iran. This is really about the peace process, right? Wrong. In Jeffrey Goldberg’s article on The Atlantic exposing the disparaging remarks made by senior Obama

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, nuclear talks

Is Iran Growing Stronger In New World Order?

Iran has recently been trying to play itself up as a potential ally of the West – a leader, even – in the fight against Islamic State, with leading news outlets and journalists such as The Washington Post and the

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Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, Military

Iran’s LGBT Expats in the Spotlight Reflecting on Those Who Stayed Behind

Earlier this month, we reviewed the media’s reaction to a surprising government-sanctioned report showing that nearly 20 percent of Iranian youths define themselves as gay (so much for Ahmadinejad priding the absence of gays in Iran..), as well as to

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

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

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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
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