The EU Becomes a Useful Idiot Once Again for Iran and Washington

The EU Becomes a Useful Idiot Once Again for Iran and Washington

For Iran to turn to the EU, once again, as a main partner in negotiating a future deal with the West, we should not expect too much any time soon. Something odd is happening with Iran’s troubled relationship with Washington. Remarkably, the EU seems to be playing a useful role as a scapegoat. Both Washington…

Iran’s Future Is Looking Dark

Iran’s Future Is Looking Dark

Washington considers that Iran is and always will be hostile to the U.S. and there is no indication whatever of desire to initiate discussions The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Najat Rochdi, is concerned about the crisis in the country and reports that “Extreme poverty rose threefold during the past two years. More and more…

JCPOA: A Bridge Too Far?

JCPOA: A Bridge Too Far?

On Tuesday, Ebrahim Raisi will be formally confirmed as Iran’s next president by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Two days later, he will be sworn in as president in the country’s parliament. Yet another orderly transfer of power is under way in Iran. This transition is of momentous importance for the future trajectory of Iran,…