Category Iran

Gareth Porter: Iran Offers Scaled-Back Nuke Program

To seal a deal with world powers, Iran has agreed to structure its nuclear enrichment in ways only useful for generating electricity, but that still might not satisfy U.S. negotiators, writes Gareth Porter from Tehran for Inter Press Service. By Gareth Porter  June 13, 2014 Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has revealed for the first time […]

▶ Amy Goodman: “The Most Important Journalist You’ve Never Heard Of”: Remembering William Worthy

By Amy Goodman Video Interview  May 20, 2014 Originally appeared in Democracy Now! We spend the hour remembering the pioneering journalist William Worthy, who died earlier this month at the age of 92. During the height of the Cold War, Worthy defied the U.S. government by reporting from the Soviet Union, Cuba, China, Iran, North Vietnam and […]

▶ Manufacturing a Narrative for War with Iran – Gareth Porter on Reality Asserts Itself

Mr. Porter tells Paul Jay about his new book “Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare” Published on Mar 16, 2014 Gareth Porter is a historian and investigative journalist on US foreign and military policy analyst. He writes regularly for Inter Press Service on US policy towards Iraq and Iran. Author of five books, […]

Gareth Porter: Trying to Scuttle Iran Nuke Talks, Again

Official Washington’s hardliners are back at it, pushing unrealistic demands about Iran’s nuclear program to ensure that a comprehensive agreement is scuttled and the military option is put back on the table, as Gareth Porter explains at Inter Press Service. By Gareth Porter  May 15, 2014 As diplomats began drafting a comprehensive agreement on […]

WAMM Action Alert & Evergreene Digest: In Blow to Diplomacy, Nearly Half of Senate Backing Iran Sanctions

“Sanctions which result in the suffering of ordinary Iranians are a morally bankrupt response to human rights violations,” said organizers with Havaar—a group of Iranians, Iranian-Americans, and allies who oppose sanctions, war, and state repression—in a statement emailed to Common Dreams. Tell your senators: Give diplomacy a chance in Iran ‘The Country You Destroyed’: A […]