‘A Moment of Maximum Danger’: As US-Iran Tensions Rise, Kurdish Opposition Prepares for War

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Sourya Pairwan beside the grave of her husband, a peshmerga leader who died in an Iranian missile attack in September. (Photo: Nolan Peterson/The Daily Signal) KOYA, Iraq—Just outside this town in Iraqi Kurdistan, a cemetery sits on a raised plot … Read More

Russia Unlikely to Stay Neutral if U.S. and Iran Go to War

Frode Bjorshol / Flickr (CC BY 2.0) Russia’s Middle East policy is marked with balancing acts that secure the country’s role as an agile and effective balancing power. The fall of the Islamic Republic could undermine Moscow’s capacity for balancing … Read More

Citing Iran threat, U.S. to send up to 1,500 more troops to Middle East

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The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln, shown on May 8, is part of a group of ships that have been sent to the Persian Gulf, adding pressure on Iran. (Jason Waite / AFP/Getty Images) The Pentagon said Friday it was … Read More

Iran’s youth ‘will witness the demise of America and Israel’, Ayatollah Khamenei vows

Iran’s Supreme Leader said they will witness ‘demise of humanity’s enemies’  Comes as tensions spike with U.S. as more forces are sent to the Middle East Khamenei said last week that there would be no war with the United States Iran’s … Read More

US president says war would be ‘end’ of Iran as tensions rise

Reuters:  Tensions have risen between Iran under President Hassan Rouhani and the US under President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has issued a stern warning to Iran, suggesting it will be destroyed if a conflict breaks out between the … Read More

Under the Gun, Iran Reaches Out to Trump

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It’s been an interesting few days in ever-turbulent relations between Iran and the United States. Last week, President Trump announced the US would up the pressure on Iran’s economy by removing waivers that have allowed China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Turkey … Read More

Iran: Exiting nuclear pact one of ‘many options’ after US sanctions

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AP Photo:  FILE- Iranian lawmakers burn two pieces of papers representing the U.S. flag and the nuclear deal as they chant slogans against the U.S. at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The US seeks to reduce … Read More

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