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After British Commandos Seize Oil Tanker, Iran Accuses UK of Committing 'Maritime Piracy' on Behalf of US
"If Britain does not release the Iranian oil tanker, it is the authorities' duty to seize a British oil tanker," said Mohsen Rezai, a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps commander
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Iranians and Americans alike deserve diplomacy, not war — and that includes war by economic means. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
What Sanctions Mean for My Iranian-American Family
As innocent people suffer, break-ins are on the rise—including at my grandparents’ house
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 It is time to change the narrative around Iran. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Iranians Are Not Our Enemies
When foreign policy as we know it isn’t working, creative citizen diplomacy can step in to humanize the real people who would be most impacted by war
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We’re everywhere, remarkably well funded and well armed and ready to face off against the aggressors and provocateurs of this planet. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Getty Images) Views
We’re Not the Good Guys
Why is American aggression missing in action?
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 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not seen) hold a joint press conference after their meeting in Tehran, Iran on June 12, 2019. (Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Views
When It Comes to Iran, the So-Called 'Trump Doctrine' Is Sinking Fast
The Iranian government saw the president's vacillation as a sign of weakness, one journalist tells me, "Iran was ready to retaliate on an unbelievable scale."
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A portrait of US President Donald Trump burns during a demonstration in the capital Tehran on December 11, 2017 to denounce his declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (Photo: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Under Trump, America's Global Standing at Record Low
Two years later, Trump has failed to reverse America's decline
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Anti-war demonstrators gather outside Downing Street on 26 June, 2019 in London, England, to call on the government to publicly oppose the escalation of conflict between Donald Trump's administration and Iran and demand that military action is ruled out. (Photo: Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Views
If War Breaks Out with Iran, It Won’t Be an Accident
A range of U.S. policies have been deliberately designed to provoke an Iranian response.
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The 'Trump Doctrine' Is Sinking Fast
The Iranian government saw the president's vacillation as a sign of weakness, one journalist tells me, "Iran was ready to retaliate on an unbelievable scale."
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In 1953, the U.S.—with the UK—overthrew the democratically elected government of Mohammed Mossadeq and over the course of the next two decades provided full support to the unpopular government of the shah of Iran. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Hybrid War Against Iran
Sanctions, the information war, and the American sabotage
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Escalating "Crisis of His Administration's Making," Trump Imposes New Sanctions Against Iran
"Sanctions are what got us into this mess, more sanctions will not get us out of it."
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