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Mohammed Chatah’s Open Letter to President Rouhani

            Mohammed Chatah, a former Lebanese finance minister, wrote the following open letter to President Hassan Rouhani in late Decemb

Qods Force leader : A political funeral?

            Qods Force Commander Qassem Soleimani hosted what was almost certainly the most high-profile funeral held this year in Tehran.

Rouhani to Guards: Stay Out of Politics

      On September 16, President Hassan Rouhani wa

Rouhani and the Revolutionary Guards

Will Fulton

Iran Expanding Naval Power

      Iran is expanding

US Report on Iran's Support of Extremism

            Iran significantly increased its sponsorship of terrorism in 2012, according to a new report by the State Department.

Iran and Syria React Angrily to Israeli Strikes

      Iran and Syria both lashed out angrily at Israel for two re

Congress Report: Iran Intelligence Expanding

           Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security has recently expanded its operations in the Middle East and beyond, most no

Treasury Links Iran Oil to Elite Military

           On Sept.

Revolutionary Guards Soar in Parliament

Mehrzad Boroujerdi and Kourosh Rahimkhani
      This is the sixth in a series on par

A revolution’s anniversary: Iran’s creeping military rule

Shaul Bakhash
  • Iran’s revolution marks its anniversary on Feb. 11.

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