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Netanyahu beats the drums of war for Iran?

Netanyahu beats the drums of war for Iran?

Israel has pushed the idea of a “war” against Iran for decades. Iran sits atop a list of countries Bibi and the Likudniks want to take out. It was “mission accomplished” in Iraq and Libya, but a failure in Syria. Iran is a tough nut to crack and not a pushover like Iraq (where twelve years of brutal sanctions worked to soften the country up prior to the Bush dynasty’s second round of “creative destruction”).

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Trump's spectacular failure in Poland

Trump's spectacular failure in Poland

A US-led conference in Warsaw this week that was intended to isolate Iran has ended up isolating America instead — highlighting one of the central problems of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy.

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Iranian-Americans nurture new generations

Iranian-Americans nurture new generations

Minoo Sharifan came to the United States from Iran in the 1970s for graduate school, and like many others, wound up settling in America, starting a career and raising her family while a revolution upended her homeland and fractured relations with the U.S.

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The Iranian General who is shaping the future of the ME

The Iranian General who is shaping the future of the ME

The decision not to act is often the hardest one to make—and it isn’t always right. In 2007, I watched a string of vehicles pass from Iran into northern Iraq. I had been serving as the head of the U.S. military’s Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) for four years, working to stem the terrorism that had devastated the region, and I had become accustomed to making tough choices. But on that January night, the choice was particularly tricky: whether or not to attack a convoy that included Qassem Suleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force—an organization roughly analogous to a combination of the CIA and JSOC in the United States.

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 Rouhani: New budget includes sanctions

Rouhani: New budget includes sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the Budget Bill for the next Iranian calendar year in 1398 (to start March 21, 2019) is drafted considering the unjust sanctions of the United States against the Iranian nation.

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Trump’s neighbor living in Iran

Trump’s neighbor living in Iran

Louis Kiel, from Arkansas, US, once lived in a town where a number of the US presidents also lived including the Bushes (father and son), Bill Clinton and Donald Trump. She was surprised when she heard that Trump became President of the United States as she had heard that he was a shoe-shiner, a paperboy and a dancer in nightclubs.

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Rouhani: Iran's oil exports improved after 4 November

Rouhani: Iran's oil exports improved after 4 November

US expected economic chaos in Iran after Nov 4 re-imposition of sanctions against the country, but the Iranian people and economic operators in the country confounded Washington’s expectations, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

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