Category: Iran

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Patrick Cockburn: Donald Trump will spark a war with Iran – which is great news for Isis

A confrontation will probably come in a year or two, when previous policies conceived under Obama have run their course. Trump may feel that he has to show how much tougher he is than his predecessor

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Patrick Cockburn: Netanyahu’s hysterical rhetoric on Iran seeks to divert attention from West Bank settlement building

Talk of a ‘two-state solution’ remains nothing more than a convenient fig leaf for Israeli authorities

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Phyllis Bennis: The Trump Administration Is Recklessly Escalating Tensions With Iran

There could be dire consequences

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Patrick Cockburn: Donald Trump’s Twitter aggression towards Iran will deepen sectarian conflict in the Middle East

In pursuit of an anti-Iranian line, the Trump administration is making the same mistake as that made by Western governments after the 2011 uprisings in the Arab world

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Vijay Prashad: The Trump Team Is Hell-Bent on Threatening World Security by Escalating Against Iran

Secretary of Defense James Mattis and his National Security Advisor Mike Flynn have a bizarre obsession with Iran

Rajan Menon: Will Trump Shred the Iran Nuclear Deal?

Or Is That the Least of Our Problems When It Comes to U.S.-Iranian Relations?

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Juan Cole: Will Trump do a deal with Iran or try to Overthrow its Government?

One area of urgent cooperation between a Trump administration and Iran will be putting Iraq back together again

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Zoltan Grossman: Stop the Next President From Waging the Next War

Ten facts and observations if you’re tempted to buy in to a “no-fly zone” or “humanitarian intervention” against Syrian, Russian, and Iranian forces

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Justin Podur: Free Homa Hoodfar

Anybody who is talking to the Iranian government about anything should impress upon them the need to immediately free Homa Hoodfar

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Robert Fisk: The Shias are winning in the Middle East – and it’s all thanks to Russia

Just as Erdogan has become pals with Putin, the Turkish and Iranian foreign ministers have been embracing in Ankara with many a promise that their own talks will produce new alliances

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