While Asia embraces globalization, the popular tide turns against it in the West.
Recent geopolitical developments across the Middle East and Africa have added momentum to Iran and Sudan's strategic partnership, an alliance driven primarily by an interest in weakening the power of Israel, and by extension the U.S., throughout East Africa.
This year's elections underscore the dynamic yearning of Iran's masses for liberal reform, economic recovery, and constructive relations with the outside world.
It's Official: The List of Approved Iranian Presidential Candidates Has a Couple Huge Disqualifications
What the huge disqualifications do tells us is that the Supreme Leader and his hardline establishment are flexing their muscles for anyone who's looking for trouble at this year's presidential election.
Eliminating the regime's rivals by staging suicide, home or road accidents was previously attributed to Iran on multiple
A widely-held explanation has been "government crackdown." While government suppression is certainly a factor, it is not
Quds Day: Powerful Iranian Cleric, Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Barred From Delivering Prayers
Reporting from Beirut - A powerful cleric who supports Iran's opposition movement has been barred from delivering Friday
With increasing accounts of rape, torture, forced confessions and skewed judicial proceedings, the Iranian government is losing any credibility it had left, including any legitimate claim to Islam.
With each death at the hands of the regime, a martyr is born, and with each martyr, the seed of revolution is planted.
Thanks to their new duties, which include increasingly violent and inhumane acts, reports of Basiji taking protesters up on their invitations to join the opposition movement are growing.