Will Women’s Rights Change in Iran After Hijab Protests?

Will Women’s Rights Change in Iran After Hijab Protests?

U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT CALLS FOR WOMEN’S “AUTONOMY AND DIGNITY” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 3, 2018) — Dramatic videos of Iranian women protesting the mandatory hijab head covering have been posted under the hashtag #GirlsofRevolutionStreet on Twitter. On Friday, 29 women and possibly some men, were reportedly arrested in Tehran for defying the government-imposed headscarf, which […]

Death to America Protests Spread from Berkeley to Tehran

Death to America Protests Spread from Berkeley to Tehran

“DANGEROUS GOALS” by Jeff Crouere, ©2017 (Feb. 10, 2017) — Today, on the 38th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, thousands of Iranians demonstrated in Tehran. As usual, the crowd rallied against the “Great Satan,” yelling “Death to America.” They were burning the American flag and effigies of Donald Trump and stomping on the President’s […]

The Iran-Afghanistan Connection

WHO WILL EMERGE THE REAL WINNER? by Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely (Ret.), ©2010 (Jul. 10, 2010) — Iran and Afghanistan have strategic and regional ties that have not changed in the last nine years.  Ties and support to the Taliban and al Qaeda Jihadis have strengthened. Osama bin Laden, many of his family and […]