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Iran news and analysis from The Nation
June 28, 2021
Low Turnout Embarrasses Hard-Liners in Iran
The religious right captured the presidency, but voters still registered their dissent.
June 15, 2021
Iran’s Incredible Shrinking Democracy
For the first time, Iran’s presidential election outcome has been predetermined.
May 10, 2021
Democrats Are Calling on Biden to Renew Diplomacy With Iran
In spite of the president’s criticisms of Trump for backing out of the Iran deal, he has done little to reinstate it.
May 6, 2021
Liz Cheney Is Not Your Friend
Just because she’s not getting along with Trump and Kevin McCarthy doesn’t make the current Cheney any less of a vitriol-spewing extremist.
March 26, 2021
Biden’s New Foreign Policy Hire Considers Sanctions an Art Form
While progressives urge the administration to curb punitive sanctions, its new deputy Iran envoy was an architect of Obama-era sanctions policy.
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March 11, 2021
Will the Democrats Renew Their Membership in the War Party?
Regardless of which party is in power, US foreign policy since 9/11 has meant a unified government under the masters of war.
January 12, 2021
Biden Should Think Big in the Middle East
We must address the interconnected conflicts there as the equivalent of a regional/world war. That requires an international conference under UN auspices.
January 5, 2021
Biden Must Do More Than Rejoin the Iran Nuke Deal
We need a decisive break from the previous century of US policy toward Iran, which has been based on domination.
December 21, 2020
Iran Is Nearing Collapse Under the Strain of Covid-19
Tens of millions are reeling under an unholy trinity of pandemic, US sanctions, and government misrule.
December 10, 2020
A Very Trumpian Christmas Surprise? Signs Point to a Possible US Attack on Iran
Now is the time to prevent a possible strike on Iran, before Trump’s military posturing becomes military action.
Michael T. Klare