Every major criticism of Iran, used to justify America's harsh economic sanctions and overall belligerence toward the country, can also be lodged against the United States.
- 17 May 2013
- John Glaser
- 06 April 2013
- Richard Sudan
If we have learned anything from the crimes committed in Iraq, it is that we must question at all costs the constant assertion that Iran as a sovereign country poses a threat to us.
- 20 March 2013
- Ben Schreiner
A grim anniversary should have sent Obama on a visit to Baghdad with reparations for the Iraqi people, instead he's in Israel conferring on the next American war in the Middle East.
- 25 February 2013
- Nima Shirazi
"Argo", says Ben Affleck, is "a tribute" to the "extraordinary, honorable people at the CIA" -- currently waging an illegal, immoral, unregulated and expanding drone execution program.
- 04 February 2013
- Farid Marjai & Mehrnaz Shahabi
The right to health and access to medical treatment and medication -- one of the fundamental human rights anywhere in the world -- is being denied to ordinary Iranians.
- 17 January 2013
- Felicity Arbuthnot
Sieges now extend to entire countries, they have become the torture before the destruction. And they are not counted in long days, but in long years.
- 15 January 2013
- Matt Carr
Western states have developed a new means of waging war on civilians without explicitly have to declare that this is what is actually taking place.
- 07 January 2013
- Noam Chomsky
The United States and Arab dictators say Iran is the gravest security threat in the Middle East: the Arab populations have a very different view.
- 10 December 2012
- Mehrnaz Shahabi
Economic sanctions are not only shattering the lives of the Iranian people but also strangling Iran's social and cultural development. Mehrnaz Shahabi provides an in-depth analysis.
- 06 December 2012
- Seyed Hossein Mousavian
Why should Iran want nuclear weapons when without them it has become more powerful year after year in the past 34 years, stymying Western efforts to bring about the collapse of the regime?
- 01 December 2012
- Robert Johnson
The oddly named 'Site 911' project costing up to $100m, can only be built by workers from specific countries with proper security clearances: Palestinians need not apply.
- 28 November 2012
- Glenn Greenwald
Just as with Iraq, the western media blindly trumpets whatever is shoveled to them about Iran, keeping fear levels sky-high to justify crippling sanctions and preparing the ground for war.
- 08 November 2012
- Stephen Gowans
The victims of the US-Nato war against Iran are unseen, dying anonymously in hospitals, not incinerated in spectacular explosions touched off by cruise missiles and bunker buster bombs.
- 29 October 2012
- Muhammad Sahimi & Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi
The sanctions are hurting the same people who we were told were not meant to be their target, in what is yet another case of "collateral damage" inflicted by Western policy towards Iran.
- 08 October 2012
- Glenn Greenwald
So horrific is the human suffering brought about by such sanctions regimes that some are beginning to argue that killing Iranians with an air attack would be more humane.
- 02 October 2012
- William J. Broad
History, the analysts say, demonstrates that airstrikes and military threats often result in unbending resolve among the beleaguered to do whatever it takes to acquire nuclear arms.