Julia Conley, staff writer
"Definitely, the United States, the region, and the world cannot stand such a comprehensive crisis."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington, D.C. on October 23, 2019 as Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo look on. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)
"Trump's request for military options to strike Iran's nuclear program in his...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A man reads about the U.S. election results on November 9, 2020 in Tehran, Iran. The people in Iran seem hopeful that President-elect Joe Biden will lift the sanctions imposed by outgoing President Donald Trump. (Photo: Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Advocates of diplomacy are urging the president-elect to "take the opportunity...


America Is the Great Satan
Trump's stupid, reckless, arrogant, illegal execution of Iran's Gen. Qassem Soleimani has been rightly dubbed an act of state terror, a blundering "lighting a match on a powder keg" exposing "foreign policy as performance art, devoid of strategic logic" that will likely prove disastrous for us, Iran and the world. It's a fitting capstone to the "decades of pointless atrocities" America has unleashed in the region - crimes of imperial hubris we and many others may now pay dearly for.