Saturday, January 16, 2021

OPINION

Iranian “Moderates” Cite “Independence” To Deny Responsibility for Provocative Acts

By: Alejo Vidal Quadras Last week, naval forces belonging to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....

Iran’s Tactics of Extortion Are Encouraged by a Trend of Words Without Consequences

By Alejo Vidal Quadras Foreign Ministers representing the three European signatories of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal responded with predictable condemnation this week when the...

Assertive Policies Can Halt Iran’s Efforts at Blackmailing the West

On Monday, tensions between Iran and the West continued to escalate as the Iranian regime took two distinct measures aimed at strong-arming the international...

The Rotting Corpse of the Iran Nuclear Deal

By Struan Stevenson When challenged about its policy of appeasement to the theocratic Iranian regime, the Iran Task Force of the EU’s External Action Service...

What To Make of the Infighting Within Iran’s Theocracy

By Ali Safavi The recent escalation in factional feuds within the Iranian regime has pundits scrambling to put their spin on it. The pro-engagement crowd...

Iran’s Latest Internationally Condemned Execution Should Lead To the End of Impunity

By Alejo Vidal Quadras Iran’s Latest Internationally Condemned Execution Should Lead to the End of Impunity On Saturday, the Iranian judiciary carried out the death sentence...

Regarding Iran, EU Foreign Policy Chief Ignores Own Commitment To Human Rights

By Alejo Vidal Quadras On Wednesday, the EU’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, issued a statement commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials and...

Europe Cannot Continue Downplaying Non-Nuclear “Developments” with Iran

By: Alejo Vidal Quadras Last week, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, issued a statement via Twitter about his latest discussions with Iranian...

Terrorism Trial Highlights Risks of Inaction, Rewards for Assertiveness in Iran Policy

By Alejo Vidal Quadras Next month, a Belgian federal court will mostly likely hand down a conviction for four participants in an Iranian terror plot....

Writers pages

Iran’s Tactics of Extortion Are Encouraged by a Trend of Words Without Consequences

By Alejo Vidal Quadras Foreign Ministers representing the three European signatories of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal responded with predictable condemnation this week when the...

Assertive Policies Can Halt Iran’s Efforts at Blackmailing the West

On Monday, tensions between Iran and the West continued to escalate as the Iranian regime took two distinct measures aimed at strong-arming the international...

The Rotting Corpse of the Iran Nuclear Deal

By Struan Stevenson When challenged about its policy of appeasement to the theocratic Iranian regime, the Iran Task Force of the EU’s External Action Service...