Iran

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Trump likes to keep his enemies close and his hawks closer

May 15, 2019 12:09 pm

Regime change is on the agenda for Iran in a way that it is not in North Korea

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If Trump goes to war with Iran, he will lose in 2020

May 15, 2019 6:41 am

He would become yet another politician who believes American greatness lies in policing the world

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The US and Yemen: stopping Iran or appeasing Saudi Arabia?

April 24, 2019 4:07 pm

The ‘America First’ president is putting Saudi interests first

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The folly of war with Iran

April 23, 2019 10:55 am

Conflict with the Middle Eastern nation may be a neocon dream, but it’s not what Trump was elected to execute

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Trump is right to brand the IRGC terrorists

April 8, 2019 3:50 pm

Only by recognizing the obvious can the US formulate policies that have a chance of succeeding

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Trump’s IRGC designation could be a pretext for war

April 8, 2019 2:55 pm

Stretching America’s AUMF could be next, if need be

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Donald Trump has been captured by the neocons

April 8, 2019 12:27 pm

Bolton and Pompeo are thirsting for a new crusade to vanquish the mullahs in Tehran

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Making gay rights great again

February 21, 2019 1:34 pm

The Trump administration takes the pink offensive to Iran — and beyond!

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Try reading The Satanic Verses

February 14, 2019 2:43 pm

The book is said to be offensive by people who have not read it and inoffensive by others who also have not read it

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Is a hanged child rapist part of the persecuted LGBT minority in Iran?

January 29, 2019 6:37 am

According to the western media, yes

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Will nothing sate John Bolton’s lust for war?

January 14, 2019 4:49 pm

His thirst for martial acts suggests that he wants to wage a war against Iran, one that would result in regime change

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Ignore the hawks, Trump’s Syria withdrawal is bold and brave

December 20, 2018 5:18 am

It makes a conflict with Iran less likely

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The people have not forgotten me: the exiled Empress of Iran interviewed

December 13, 2018 10:17 am

The widow of the Shah of Iran was painted by Warhol and assembled the greatest collection of art outside of Europe

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Trump’s Iran agenda is starting to backfire

November 1, 2018 10:03 am

Following the Jamal Khashoggi story, the US-Saudi-Israel alliance is not gaining traction

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The EU are desperate to salvage the Iran deal. It isn’t working

October 8, 2018 9:02 am

American sanctions are forcing companies worldwide to choose between Iran and the US

Putin says he’s making Russia great again. In reality, it’s crumbling

June 7, 2018 12:35 pm

This is Putin’s time. Next week, the Fifa World Cup kicks off in Moscow, and the Kremlin has spared no…

Europe’s leaders need Trump more than they wish to admit

May 10, 2018 4:16 pm

America, meet your European allies in the effort to contain Iran: Emmanuel Macron of France, Theresa May of Britain, and…

Sorry Europe, President Trump doesn’t have an Iran plan

May 8, 2018 9:37 pm

Despite the high-profile visits of recent weeks, it's the American influence of Bolton that has won out.

Iran

Don’t forget Iran’s rebels

January 24, 2018 9:00 am

If there is one lesson the world should have learned from Iran’s ‘Green Revolution’ of 2009 and the so-called Arab…

The end of liberalism

January 4, 2018 12:00 pm

In recent days we’ve seen inspiring demands for liberty from the oppressed citizens of Iran. Our situation in the West…