• Iran Student Leader Says He Regrets 1979 US Embassy Attack

    by Jon Gambrell

    Upon the 40th anniversary of the 1979 US embassy attack, Ebrahim Asgharzadeh acknowledged that the repercussions of the crisis still reverberate as tensions remain high between the U.S. and Iran.

  • The United States Overthrew Iran’s Last Democratic Leader

    by Roham Alvandi and Mark J. Gasiorowski

    Despite a campaign of historical revisionism in Washington, the archival record makes clear that the U.S. government was the key actor in the 1953 coup that ousted Mohammad Mosaddeq—not the Iranian clergy.

  • Preventing an Israeli-Iran War

    by Alon Ben-Meir

    The EU is in a unique position to prevent the outbreak of a war between Israel and Iran that could engulf the Middle East in a war that no one can win.

  • 2 Minutes and Counting

    by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

    Crises that seemed contained not long ago have now spiraled out of control—and the prospects for resolving them peacefully look depressingly bleak.