Although Iran’s rising influence in the region is in the spotlight, Tehran’s treatment of Kurds has been receiving less attention. Interactions between the Iranian regime and the Kurdish population have been mainly subject to political polemics rather than scholarly work.
September 13, 2018
Large-scale protests erupted in several Iranian cities on Tuesday and continue to grow, in what Iranian activists describe as a continuation of a nationwide anti-government movement that began in late December.
August 03, 2018
Iran is ratcheting up its threats again. But this time the warnings are emanating from the top leader of the regime.
July 27, 2018
France, Britain and Germany are discussing ways to impose sanctions on the Iranian regime.
April 02, 2018
US President Donald Trump’s new national security team includes an intriguing character in John Bolton, the former American ambassador to the UN who will replace Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser.
March 30, 2018
For many of Iran’s democratic activists and for much of the expatriate community, there was a growing sense of optimism as they celebrated the Iranian new year last week.
March 27, 2018
One of the most conflict-affected areas in Iraq is currently the northern Kurdish region. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) recently pointed out that the region faces a humanitarian crisis as tens of thousands of people have been displaced. Many are pointing fingers at Iraqi forces for laun
March 22, 2018
United States President Donald Trump is hosting Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday. The visit is critical as it highlights the warmer relationship between the US and Saudi Arabia.
March 19, 2018