Iran behind the conciliatory veil
Right-wing US and Israeli venom against the outline agreement is one thing; genuine concern about the Islamic...
Iran nuclear deal: keeping hope of peace alive
Conservatives in the US, Israel and Iran itself are all opposed to the outline nuclear accord. So it looks like progress.
Iran celebrates historic nuclear deal—all eyes now on supreme leader
A quarter-century on from the 'Islamic' revolution, Iran's beleaguered economy and its reformist leader desperately...
Obama, Netanyahu, Iran, Congress and the Republican Party
An intense political battle is going on over Iran on Capitol Hill. Insular Republicans underestimate at their peril...
Iran nuclear deal: the fall-out
The interim nuclear deal between the western powers and Iran faces significant domestic and international...
How to create more fruitful negotiations between Iran and the west
Next month, Iran and the west will start a new round of negotiations regarding Iran’s ongoing nuclear programme. The...
Thinking about war with Iran
The real Iranian threat is not its nuclear capacity but its independence. If Iran continues to stand as a model of...
Strait of Hormuz: Iran’s bluff and the west’s fears
Iranian military action in the Strait of Hormuz is highly unlikely. It would not at all benefit most global and...
Iran in the straits?
How are recent events in Iran to be interpreted? History has a lot to teach us, argues David Madden
Published in: 50.50Saving Sakineh
This is a tragedy that belongs to modern powerplay and the current moment, and that calls for a much more thoughtful...