In Depth: Middle East and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

26 Apr 2012

Tehran Politics: Are the Mullahs Losing Their Grip?

Are divisions within Iran’s longstanding theocracy weakening the religious fundamentalists’ grip on power? And what might come next?
4 Jul 2010

Ahmadinejad's "Mission"

people. [...] “[Obama] said: We support the Iranian nation’s right ...

10 May 2007

A Plea from Baghdad

Iraq’s people and wealth that we, the people, are not their possessions. ...

15 Feb 2011

Iran’s Leaders May Have Nowhere to Run

people will have a harder time than the Tunisians and Egyptians did, ...

17 May 2011

Keep Assad Out in the Cold

in the morning for advocating freedom and democracy not only for the people ...

28 Apr 2013

Ron Paul's Dictator Fan Club

Ron Paul's recently formed Institute for Peace and Prosperity has an advisory board with a record of defending some of the world's most repressive dictators.
20 Jun 2009

What they are chanting in Iran

“Allahu Akbar” (God is Great) “People why are you sitting…Iran is becoming ...

21 Feb 2011

Libya’s Legacy

of people willing to criticize Ben Ali even when others were present. Sure, ...

31 Oct 2006

Iran’s “Nuclear Facilities” Open to Tourists

tourists, see, that is.) It should be fun interviewing people who choose ...

5 Oct 2010

A Potential Death Trap

the role of victim-on-call. Many people are put off by the Israeli national ...

30 Apr 2010

The Dictators vs. the Dissidents

contend on a daily basis, I realized that as long as people with this sort ...

19 Nov 2009

A Third Lebanon War Could Be Much Worse than the Second

strikes”:http://www.michaeltotten.com/archives/2007/01/so-this-is-our-victory.php. More than a thousand people were killed, many of them civilians used ...

17 Jun 2013

Iran's New President is Lipstick on a Pig

Iran's new president Hassan Rowhani is being lauded as a moderate by Western media. But don't get suckered—he's merely an Ayatollah-approved figurehead with a poor track record on "reform".
11 Jul 2009

“It’s the Militia or Me”

emotional blow,” he says. “She said to me, ‘Go beat other people’s children ...

7 Sep 2009

The Warlord in His Castle

in June. The people who were killed from that time to the last one were ...

21 Apr 2009

Ahmadinejad Stinks Up Geneva

number of people who refused to sit there and listen to him “must be seen ...