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    Russia's Pivotal Role in the Iranian Nuclear Agreement
    Russia will play a major role in a deal by ensuring that Iran complies with US demands - and it has a lot of money to gain from it, says Gareth Porter, the author of Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare.

      November 13, 14

    On the Verge of a Historic Nuclear Energy Deal with Iran?
    Unknown contents of President Obama's letter to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei of Iran under scrutiny by Republicans and the blogosphere as a historic deal nears, says Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council

      November 11, 14

    Does Iran Have Legitimate Nuclear Energy Needs? (2/2)
    Scholar Mehdi Sarram says though Russia is committed by contract to deliver low-enriched energy to Iran until 2021, why should Iran buy it from the Russians if they can produce it themselves?

      October 20, 14

    Does Iran Have Legitimate Nuclear Energy Needs? (1/2)
    Scholar Mehdi Sarram discusses why Iran feels the need to develop nuclear energy and gives an update on the P5+1 talks

      October 20, 14

    Arrest of 'Happy' Dancers Reflects Power Struggle in Iran
    Iran conservatives trying to weaken President Rouhani's nuclear negotiations by fighting "western culture"

      October 3, 14

    U.S. Pushing False Narrative About Iran & Nuclear Weapons
    Historian and investigative journalist Gareth Porter discusses how fabricated documents from Israel are used to show that Iran is a dishonest negotiating partner and wants to produce nukes

      October 3, 14

    Correcting the Mainstream Distortion of Iran's 1979 Revolution
    On the 35th anniversary of the 1979 Iranian revolution, Scholar Hamid Dabashi explains why even though a diverse set of forces overthrew the brutal, CIA-backed Shah of Iran, in the end theocracy dominated, leaving Iran in the hands of plutocrats.

      October 3, 14

    Iran's New President a Regime Insider - Wide Mandate for More Civil Liberties
    Hamid Dabashi: President-elect Hassan Rohani will not change Iran's Neo-liberal capitalism but may be inspired by popular support for more political rights and nuclear transparency

      October 3, 14

    No Substantial Iran Negotiations Possible Without Offer of a Suspension of Sanctions
    Lawrence Wilkerson: If the US is serious about negotiating with Iran it must offer a suspension of sanctions and a permanent end to sanctions once safeguards are in place - Iran has to come forward and tell the IAEA everything about the past and present of their nuclear program

      October 3, 14

    US Iran Policy Can't Abide an Independent Middle East State
    Hillary Mann-Leverett and Flynt Leverett: American policy based on hegemony in the Middle East - a major regional player not within the US system of supported states is a target

      October 3, 14

    High Turnout, Rise of Centrist Candidates Mark Iran Pres. Election
    Farideh Farhi: Despite voter anger in 2009, Iranians took to the polls in high numbers and strongly supported moderate candidates in initial results

      October 3, 14

    Six Candidates Square Off For Iranian Presidential Elections
    Arang Keshavarzian: Opposition candidates, media and bloggers restricted by Iranian government during presidential election

      October 3, 14

    Why the United States Must Come to Terms with Iran
    Gareth Porter interviews veteran US officials about why US policy towards Iran needs to change

      October 3, 14

    IAEA Former Inspector: No Evidence of Iranian Nuclear Weapons Activity at Parchin
    Robert Kelley: Recent claims of IAEA that Iranians trying to hide activity at Parchin site not supported by evidence

      January 14, 2013

    Ambassador: Iran and US Must Reach a Comprehensive Deal in Direct Talks
    Ambassador Hossein Mousavian: The nuclear issue is not the real problem; the US objects to Iran's influence in the region

      December 27, 2012

    Iranian Ambassador: It's Not in Iran's Interest to Build a Nuclear Bomb
    Seyed Hossein Mousavian: IAEA has a political agenda that goes beyond its mandate to inspect

      December 24, 2012

    Petraeus Resignation Reveals Divisions Over Iran
    Ray McGovern: It's likely one reason there was no attempt to save Petraeus by White House was his Hawkish Stance on Iran

      November 13, 2012

    Sanctions Against Iranian Banks is Economic Warfare
    Phyllis Bennis: Excluding Iranian banks from the SWIFT system of interbank transfers helped cause a devaluation of Iranian currency and great hardship for ordinary people

      October 3, 14

    Elements in Iran and US that Want War
    Larry Wilkerson: After recent meetings with Iranian leaders, it’s clear the US has lost the ability to understand how other states see their interests

      October 3, 14

    Iran and the "Red Line" Debate
    Jonathan Schell: Netanyahu's real objective is to influence the outcome of the US elections

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