Tag Archives: Qassem Soleimani

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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Iran Plays Chess, the US Backgammon

The moves on the Iraqi gameboard show that when it comes to warfare, military strategy and conflict management, Iran plays chess while the US plays backgammon.

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In Charts: Iran

A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring Iran — its people, economy and its military.

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2010s: A Decade of Defiance and Dissent

What lessons should protest movements learn from the last decade as we move into the 2020s?

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