Tag Archives: Iran

The Ayatollah in the White House

Ironies of the coronavirus times: For all their mutual enmity, have the United States and Iran ever been closer?

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Country Focus: Iran

A collection of features from our archives exploring Iran’s politics, history, economy and culture.

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COVID 19: Trump and Iran’s Ayatollahs

How the supreme leaders of Iran and the U.S. handled the COVID 19 challenge: A short comparative study

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The Saudis’ War in Yemen Is a Crime Against Humanity

For Saudi Arabia, which leads the Sunni Muslim world, to act as brutally as it has in Yemen is a gross violation of Islam and constitutes crimes against humanity.

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Middle East: How Refugees, Shantytowns and Sanctions Imperil Global Public Health

Syria’s announcement of its first COVID-19 case highlights the public health threat posed by war zones that produce millions of refugees and displaced persons.

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Coronavirus and the Middle East

Lessons not learned and opportunities missed: A roadmap to political and societal dysfunction.

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U.S.-Iran: The Soleimani Killing and Global Order

What sort of global order will we have left if the leaders of one country eliminate the leaders of another? Nothing but global chaos would ensue.

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Iran: Another Hong Kong, But No Russia or North Korea

The two messages from the Iranian people to their leaders: First, for all your gloating about Iran’s nuclear arsenal, nobody can eat nuclear weapons. Second, we want a different future.

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The Iranian People and Their Many Wars

Iranians have endured 40 years of war with their own government, eight years of war with Iraq and an ongoing economic war with U.S.

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China, the Commerce-First Middle Eastern Power

The standoff between the United States and Iran helps China to build out its energy and trade routes throughout the Middle East.

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