Trump Is Wrong to Think He Can Force Iran to Its Knees

June 20, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to former US Ambassador Dennis Jett. Tensions between Tehran and Washington have been escalating for some time now. In the most recent episode, two commercial tankers were damaged by mysterious explosions in the Gulf of Oman on June 13,...

Iran Is Not North Korea

January 14, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Ali Vaez, the Iran project director of the International Crisis Group. The US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), popularly known as the Iran nuclear deal, was one of the most controversial decisions of...

If Iran Changes Course, America Will Open Its Arms

November 20, 2018

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Matthew Kroenig, deputy director of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. It has been more than six months since US President Donald Trump withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA),...

In a Region of Division, Nowruz Brings Unity

March 25, 2016

The Persian New Year, celebrated by diverse ethnic groups around the world, is a time to reflect and reconcile. The Middle East sits on a keg of gunpowder. Sectarian tensions, armed conflicts, violent extremism and foreign intervention continue to undermine the security of a region long coveted...