Iran UN Sanctions
Can the European Union bridge the gap between theoretical and actual power?
If past record is any indication, a healthy skepticism is warranted concerning Iran’s new oil discovery in Khuzestan province.
Iran’s region-wide geopolitical project is now imperiled on multiple fronts, including at home.
New nationwide protests are heaping pressure on the Rouhani regime; but all routes to a political solution remain blocked off.
Maximum pressure is working – just not in the way that US officials had hoped it would.
Is Europe is warming to ‘maximum pressure’?
Risks are mounting on both the supply and demand side of global oil markets.
Zac and Nick discuss some of the military dimensions of a potential US-Iran conflict, and how Tehran might seek to maximize the costs of a US campaign.
If history is any indication, don’t expect Russia to jump to Iran’s assistance in the event of a US military strike.
While it’s true that Iran presides over well-documented human rights abuses, these abuses are often exaggerated to the point of creating a tyrannical mythos that’s completely detached from reality.