When a US media outlet broke a misleading story on the Iran nuclear file this week, many in the West found themselves rushing to defend the Iranian position. 1,966 more words
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NEW GEOPOLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST?
From being one of the more cautious members of the P5+1 signers of the Iran deal, Britain has suddenly sprung into action in rapidly warming up its ties with Iran, up to and including a visit of the Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond for the reopening of the British Embassy. 1,693 more words
The last days of the leisure class—or what John Kenneth Galbraith called in 1992 the “culture of contentment”—might well be remembered by this anecdote: Ben and Jerry’s, the Vermont ice cream maker that features ice cream flavors named after ’60s themes and figures, like Cherry Garcia, has… 1,199 more words