Rouhani’s resounding victory sheds light on at least three factors contributing to a systemic misreading of Iran.
While political elites battle it out in elections, the Iranian people remain the biggest losers.
While sanctions are having a devastating effect on Iran’s economy, they have not changed Tehran’s nuclear calculus.
The Intelligence Ministry is one of the most trusted sources of information among key Iranian decision-makers.
Sarkozy has repeatedly pushed an Iran policy that exacerbates a root cause of the continent’s economic malaise.
Obama’s Iran policies are falling prey to the same mistakes that overwhelmed the four previous administrations.
Recent insinuations by Ali Khameini shows a political struggle between the supreme leader and the president.
In response to an alleged assassination plot, Washington plans to impose even tougher sanctions on Iran.
International sanctions have exacerbated the pain of the middle class struggling with high levels of unemployment.