Category: Iran

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Marjorie Cohn: Trump and Netanyahu Walk in Lockstep on Iran

During his presidential campaign and throughout his nine-month presidency, Donald Trump has been fixated on ending the Iran nuclear deal, which he called “one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into.” Under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran agreed to curtail its nuclear program and in return, Read more…

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Phyllis Bennis: ‘De-certifying’ the Iran Deal

Iran is complying with the nuclear deal. Trump, on the other hand, is risking a war — and torching U.S. credibility

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Juan Cole: Like the Run-up to Iraq War

The list of grievances Trump/Haley present against Iran have nothing to do with the nuclear deal

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Kathy Kelly: Wrongful Rhetoric

In a time when 20 million people face starvation, it’s particularly obscene for any country to pour resources into nuclear weaponry

Eli Clifton: Decertifying Iran Deal

Iran is complying with its end of the deal, but Trump is catering to hawks and neoconservative donors who transparently want war with the country

Lawrence Wilkerson: Here We Go Again

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s distortions are an attempt to prepare conditions for war against Iran

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Richard Falk: Remembering Ebrahim Yazdi

Remembering Yazdi’s brave struggle for a pluralist, tolerant, and progressive future with normalized relations with neighbors and the world

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Juan Cole: What will Iran do?

Iran has never had the aim of creating a bomb or it would have one by now

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Murtaza Hussain: Blowing Up Iran Nuclear Deal

Experts on U.S.-Iran relations and nuclear non-proliferation say that a unilateral American attempt to destroy the deal would be a potential disaster

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Juan Cole: Compliance with Nuclear Deal

The warmongers in the Trump administration have been exploring ways to blow up the Iran nuclear deal, which Trump has repeatedly castigated as “a very bad deal”

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