Where Is Putin? The Escalating U.S.-Iran Relations and the Russian-Iranian Tango

While the “Leader of the Free World” (the United States) is dealing with allegations of Russia’s meddling into the U.S. 2016 presidential elections and with possible Trump-Russia connections, the self-proclaimed “Leader of the Muslim World” (Iran) is cozying up with U.S.’s foremost global competitor Russia, which is itself seeking political, economic, and military hegemony. In […]

The Power of the Other

“The Power of the Other”: My interview with Fr. Vazken Movsesian from In His Shoes Ministry on March 30, 2017, regarding refugees, faith and Christian duties. This refugee talk is about the story of human struggle – human being who is in pursuit of future, hope and life. It is also the story of the […]

The Declining Power of Iran’s Moderate President Rouhani: The Ultimate Clash Between Supreme Leader Khamenei and President Rouhani Over JCPOA and Iran’s Economy

Based on Analysis of Khamenei’s March 20, 2017, Nawruz Message Strong admonishments of President Rouhani are clearly heard in Ayatollah Khamenei’s March 20, 2017, pre-recorded televised Nawruz, or the Persian New Year message. The 2015 nuclear deal known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) signed between Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Russia, the […]