February 13, 2013

What Iran Fears Most

Rudolph Chimelli, Suddeutsche Zeitung

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Western culture, not American threats, poses the greatest threat to Iran's leaders.

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February 10, 2013
Preventing an Unholy Iran-Egypt Alliance
The Australian
Talk of a new strategic axis between Iran and Egypt may be premature, but the significance of the red-carpet reception accorded President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Cairo cannot be overstated. It is the first visit by an Iranian... more ››
February 11, 2013
Iran's Strengths and Weaknesses
Daniel Brumberg, Iran Primer
  The Islamic Republic is now a regional power, thanks to three decades of social, economic, diplomatic, and military advancements. But not all of these successes are clear-cut. Many of Iran's achievements actually created new... more ››
February 12, 2013
Tehran's Booming Latin American Alliance
Benny Avni, New York Post
Nearly two decades after a car bomb destroyed a Buenos Aires Jewish community center, killing 85, Argentina is forming a “truth commission” with Iran to investigate the case. Yeah, and OJ is still looking for the real... more ››
February 9, 2013
The Ayatollah Always Says No
Wall Street Journal
The Farsi word for "no" is na h, which is easy enough to remember. Maybe even Joe Biden won't forget it the next time the U.S. tries to reach out diplomatically to Iran. We're speaking of the Administration's latest effort to... more ››
February 9, 2013
Obama, Your Iran Policy Is Failing
James Traub, Foreign Policy
There is no better example of an Obama administration initiative that has succeeded on its own terms, and yet failed as policy, than Iran. By engaging the regime in Tehran, and being rebuffed, the White House has been able to... more ››