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Now Is the Time to Shed Our Middle Eastern Burdens
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Now Is the Time to Shed Our Middle Eastern Burdens
June 27, 2020

Washington’s decades-long obsessive hostility toward Iran has produced toxic results. It’s apparent that the European allies increasingly chafe at that policy and want a change. Until now, the close U.S. ties with Saudi Arabia inhibited any chance of a meaningful policy change, despite European wishes for a more balanced stance toward Iran.

Iran Becomes the Prize to America’s Warring Parties’ Rites of War
January 27, 2020

U.S. pressures will escalate – in line with the binary ‘either/or’ ultimatum, and Iran will then push back through increasing enrichment and acts of deterrence. The present lull in tensions may be short-lived.

Iran Becomes the Prize to America’s Warring Parties’ Rites of War
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Why Iran Should Ditch the Hopeless Nuclear Deal
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Why Iran Should Ditch the Hopeless Nuclear Deal
January 19, 2020

The false choice being presented by the EU to Iran of “returning to compliance” should be repudiated. Iran should henceforth direct its economic interests wholeheartedly towards co-development with Russia, China and the Eurasian realm.

Friedman’s Hapless Fear-Mongering
January 18, 2020

Even when Friedman seems to be skeptical of something that the government has done, he can’t help but indulge in threat inflation and lend support to the idea of preventive war.

Friedman’s Hapless Fear-Mongering
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Reading Sun Tzu in Tehran
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Reading Sun Tzu in Tehran
January 15, 2020

Iran – wisely – has eschewed direct, state-to-state military conflict, for a more subtle, and pernicious war on the US presence in the Middle East – a war, which if successful, will re-cast the region.

The Kerfuffle War – Trump’s Iran De-escalation Succeeds
January 9, 2020

De-escalation requires that both parties save face, and can come away with tangible minor victories and agree that the real underlying dispute is resolved in the future.

The Kerfuffle War – Trump’s Iran De-escalation Succeeds
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Iran’s ‘Only Crime Is We Decided Not to Fold’
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Iran’s ‘Only Crime Is We Decided Not to Fold’
November 20, 2019

Iran’s only crime, Zarif said, “is that we decided to be our own boss. And that crime – we are proud of it. And we will continue to be.

Cornering and Strangulating Iran Has Backfired on Israel
November 11, 2019

What if maximum pressure fails either to implode the Iranian state politically, nor brings Iran to its knees, begging for a new nuclear deal?

Cornering and Strangulating Iran Has Backfired on Israel
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