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Jul 17, 2017, 3:10pm EDT
  • January 8, 2020

    Dominance and reputation: How Trump thinks about Iran

    What’s likely behind Trump’s risky provocations.

  • January 8, 2020

    I’m Iranian American. I’m tired of being treated like a political pawn.

    The dehumanization of people in the Middle East has led us to endless war.

  • January 8, 2020

    Trump’s “Mission Accomplished” moment?

    Trump’s Iran statement was a premature declaration of victory.

  • January 8, 2020

    A political scientist explains why a war with Iran wouldn’t necessarily help Trump in 2020

    The "rally around the flag" effect is real, but under specific circumstances.

  • January 8, 2020

    Trump’s Iran speech seemed like a victory lap. It actually made things worse.

    This was not the Iran "victory" speech Trump needed to give.

  • January 8, 2020

    Trump: No war with Iran — at least for now

    "Iran appears to be standing down, which is a good thing for all parties concerned and a very good thing for the world," the president said.

  • January 8, 2020

    Iran attacks 2 US military targets in Iraq: What we know so far

    This was in retaliation for the US killing Qassem Soleimani. Trump said "All is well!" and no casualties have been reported so far.

  • January 8, 2020

    Iran just fired missiles at US military targets. What does this mean?

    An expert weighs in on Iran’s apparent response to Soleimani’s death.

  • January 7, 2020

    It’s all up to Trump now

    Iran’s attacks on US bases in Iraq could be the end — or the beginning of something far worse. Which road we go down is almost entirely up to the president.

  • January 7, 2020

    The US is worried about Iran retaliating with a cyberattack

    Iran’s formidable cyber arsenal includes malware and DoS attacks.

  • January 7, 2020

    Pompeo’s shifting reasons for killing Soleimani puts the strike on shaky legal ground

    It was initially about an "imminent" threat.

  • January 7, 2020

    Nearly 200 Iranian Americans were detained at the US-Canada border

    They were interrogated for up to 10 hours about their political views and allegiances.

  • January 7, 2020

    The Iraq War hawks are back

    Some of the biggest backers of the Iraq War sure have a lot of opinions on Iran.

  • January 7, 2020

    How Iran sees Soleimani’s killing

    An expert explains the possible fallout in Tehran.

  • January 7, 2020

    The only remaining check on Trump is the 2020 election

    Our legal system was not built for a president like Donald Trump.

  • January 7, 2020

    Democrats want to check Trump on Iran — but Congress can only do so much

    Democrats are pushing a vote on a resolution in order to put pressure on Republicans.

  • January 6, 2020

    Pompeo: Trump doesn’t want to bomb Iran’s cultural sites. Trump: Yes I do.

    Mike Pompeo’s Sunday TV appearances illustrated the Trump administration’s complete lack of credibility.

  • January 6, 2020

    Trump’s threat to commit war crimes by bombing Iran’s cultural sites, explained

    His nakedly illegal threat serves to expose the brutal essence of Trump’s Iran war.

  • January 6, 2020

    Trump wants US troops out of Iraq, but says Iraq would face sanctions for expelling them

    Iraq’s parliament passed a nonbinding resolution on expelling US troops Sunday.

  • January 6, 2020

    “These Media Posts will serve as notification”: Trump’s dangerous Iran tweets, briefly explained

    The president capped off a weekend of tweeting with one that threatens to violate multiple laws.

  • January 6, 2020

    Trump’s reckless Middle East policy has brought the US to the brink of war

    Why the killing of Qassem Soleimani comes at precisely the wrong time.

  • January 5, 2020

    Iran announces it will no longer adhere to 2015 nuclear deal limits

    Iran will no longer limit the number of centrifuges it operates, but will still allow oversight from the International Atomic Energy Agency.

  • January 5, 2020

    Trump threatens new attacks on Iran, as Iranian leaders compare him to ISIS

    Trump said the US would attack 52 sites in Iran should the country retaliate for the killing of Qassem Soleimani.

  • January 5, 2020

    Iraqi parliament approves a resolution on expelling US troops after Soleimani killing

    Iraq’s prime minister said it’s time to "reorganize the relationship."

  • January 4, 2020

    There’s little evidence to support Pence’s tweets tying Qassem Soleimani to 9/11

    Pence claimed the Iranian military leader helped some of the 9/11 hijackers, but there’s really no evidence to suggest this is the case.