Getting the Islamic Republic Wrong


Having lived in Iran for over a decade, the Western media’s ignorance never ceases to surprise me.

Iran Supreme Leader Tweets Muslim Holocaust Denier


Just the newly reformed Iran eager to make peace

Obama Takes the ‘Moderate’ Iranian President’s Bait?


Beware the “reformer” smokescreen.

Exposing Iran’s End Times Vision


Leaking of apocalyptic video complicates the mullahs’ dark plans.

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May Day in Iran


Protestors and labor groups challenge the regime.

Unrest for Iran’s “Festival of Fire”


The Iranian people challenge the regime yet again.

Abbas Milani: The Great Satan Myth, The New Republic

The Iranian regime has never found itself more vulnerable. And, with this vulnerability, it has never leaned more heavily on its own narrative of history. This narrative, of course, has a central antagonist, a character conjured as the “Great Satan.” As this Koranic moniker implies, the Islamic Republic ascribes supernatural qualities to its adversary: From […]