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Trump’s Act of War Opens New Chapter of Turbulence for America Abroad

Hossein Askari | The Trump administration’s assassination of General Soleimani was a stupid and disastrous decision that will weaken security worldwide.

The Financialization of the US Economy Should Terrify All Americans

Hossein Askari | Although it produces no consumable goods, the financial sector is taking up an increasing share of the US economy. Do the American people really benefit from this financial sector?

What Will it Take for Iran and the US to Bury the Hatchet? [Part III]

Hossein Askari | If there is to be reconciliation between the US and Iran, a new system for settling grievances must be established. Unfortunately, time is not on the side of reconciliation.

US Isolation of Iran and a Regional War Nobody Wants [Part II]

Hossein Askari | To Iranians, America is a bully that has broken its word and threatens its security. Increased sanctions and a potential war will only harden their resolve.

Why Are US-Iran Relations So Tainted? [Part I]

Hossein Askari | The relationship between the US and Iran is haunted by past grievances. A new beginning is needed.

Follow the Leader: United Kingdom’s ill-advised anti-Iran piracy on the high seas

Hossein Askari | The seizure of the Iranian tanker oil was a monumental blunder by Britain, and a bizarre u-turn back towards the EU.

A Simple Solution for Nuclear Non-Proliferation for Iran and Middle East

Hossein Askari | Amid all the talk about Iran, the real obstacles to a nuke-free Middle East are in Washington and Tel Aviv.

Without Reform, Trump’s Embrace of MBS Will Haunt the United States

Hossein Askari | Saudi Arabia and the United States are the most unlikely of allies, but American support should only be continued on condition of reform.