US Options on Iran

This summer has been notably characterized by a heating up of tensions between the US and its allies, and Iran. President Trump’s hardline, “maximum pressure” approach against Tehran, which dates back to his withdrawal from the JCPOA in the spring of 2018, has been firm and constant. The US has…

Venezuela in Chaos

On January 26, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Information Reports,Latin America, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Venezuela in Chaos

By Mckay Dayton  The recent election in Venezuela has left the country in even more disarray than it was already in. President Nicolas Maduro was elected to serve a second six-year term as president. The people of Venezuela and many other countries have claimed that the election was a sham…

The Iran Deal and its Related Sanctions

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By Steven Tibbitts One of the most persistent and enduring enemies of the United States is the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Formed in 1979 following mass protests against the repressive, U.S.-backed Shah, Iran’s government has proven itself to be a significant threat to both the US and…

The Dangers of an Anxious Iranian Government Perceiving a ‘Psychological War’

On October 10, 2012, Posted by , In Middle East,North America, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on The Dangers of an Anxious Iranian Government Perceiving a ‘Psychological War’

On Tuesday, President Ahmadinejad accused the United States and “internal enemies” of waging a “psychological war” against Iran in an attempt to stop Iranians from ditching the weakening rial for U.S. dollars.  This “war” refers to the significant problems Iran faces, including the U.S.-led economic sanctions, a threatened Israeli military…

Against Reductionism

On March 14, 2012, Posted by , In Middle East, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Against Reductionism

Recently there has been a deluge of calls for action to topple the Al-Assad regime in Syria in order to stop its bloody crackdown against the opposition movement. Many ideas have been thrown out into the open, the most prominent of which center around an air campaign, using a harsh…