Iran-US Interim Agreement: Historic Breakthrough or Historic Sellout?

The recent interim accord between the six world powers and Iran has been hailed as an “historic breakthrough”, a “significant accomplishment” by most leading politicians, editorialists and columnists (Financial Times, (FT) 11/26/13, p. 2), the exceptions being notably Israeli leaders and the Zionist power brokers in North America and Western Europe (FT 11/26/13, p. 3). […]

Processing Distortion: “Delving Deep into the Latest on Iran & Disruptive Israeli Threats”

Peter B. Collins Presents Gareth Porter Journalist and historian Gareth Porter returns to discuss recent developments regarding Iran, Syria and Afghanistan. We talk about Obama’s bluff on Syria that led to Russia’s intervention, just before Iran displayed its new posture at the UN General Assembly. He offers insight into the last-minute wrinkles added by French […]

Will Rouhani Bring a Tectonic Shift to Iran’s Political Landscape?

Nile Bowie discusses the challenges and controversies of recent Iranian political developments with award-winning journalist Kourosh Ziabari NB: Hassan Rouhani, a reform-minded moderate cleric and former nuclear negotiator under President Khatami, will be Iran’s new president. There is talk in Washington of direct US-Iran talks in light of Rouhani coming to power. Rouhani campaigned on […]