Iran takes fight to opposition online – Times Online


Iran’s clerical rulers, who succeeded in suppressing widespread demonstrations last week by blanketing Tehran with security, are escalating a cyberwar to combat the increasingly powerful role of the internet in mobilising their opponents. Visitors to the website of the main challenger in last June’s disputed presidential election were greeted by an image of the Iranian […]

Manufacturing Consent in Iran


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On the anniversary of the 1979 Revolution, staged rallies of supporters and a new crackdown on democratic protestors.

The Mullahs Make the Green Revolution Invisible to the Media


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A group of Senators race to support the opposition as their struggle continues.

Iran Revolution day protests: Islamic Republic now a nuclear state – Mail Online


Iran is now a “nuclear state,” President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced this morning. As Gordon Brown warned that the world's patience is wearing thin, Ahmadinejad told scores of cheering Iranians that the Islamic Republic is capable of producing weapons-grade uranium. He spoke as tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Tehran to mark […]

Charles Krauthammer: The Age of Obama: Anno Domini 2 – Heritage Foundation Lecture


In the real world, as opposed to what French President Nicolas Sarkozy calls President Barack Obama’s “virtual world,” America faces the reality of Iran’s intransigence and aggressiveness; China’s headlong pursuit of its own national, regional, and global interests; Russia’s determination to regain its Near Abroad; the Arab states’ refusal to accept any kind of a […]

Code Pink’s Support for the Enemy


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There’s no tyrant the female “peace” group won’t coddle.

Hillary Goes Weak-Kneed on Iran


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The impotence of sanctions not going for the jugular is obvious.

Dead-End Diplomacy


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The Obama administration allows China to block sanctions on Iran.

Gauging the Iranian Threat


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Should Israel – and the world – worry about nuclear-armed mullahs?

Bomb kills Iran nuclear physicist tied to Mousavi – AP


TEHRAN, Iran – A nuclear physics professor who publicly backed Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi in the disputed June presidential election was killed Tuesday when a bomb-rigged motorcycle blew up outside his home. The blast, apparently set off by a remote trigger, left a puzzling mix of clues about why a 50-year-old researcher with […]