Professor Paul Pillar, a former deputy chief of counter-terrorism at the CIA, says that some ‘poison pills’ that could have killed the Iran nuclear agreement have been removed from congress bill of the revision in Iran nuclear agreement.
“Some analysts believe that the bill in its current version actually works to the president's advantage. It sets aside the idea, which some opponents of the nuclear agreement have been pushing, that the agreement would have to be in the form of a treaty that would require a positive two-thirds vote of the Senate to be adopted,” Professor Paul Pillar says in an interview with Mehr News Agency and adds that “the bill should have no direct effect on the negotiations.”
Monday, June 01, 2015
Although the majority of corporate media tend to portray Islam as a threat to the security and integrity of the Western societies, there are signs that the Western public is growing aware of the peaceful nature of Muslims and their religion.
Allan McLeod is an author and activist based in Teesside. He has arranged and taken part in protests against racism and fascism from the far-right and the Liberal-Tory government’s austerity program and cuts to public services. His writings and essays are available on newsletters and online magazines.
In a interview he expressed his viewpoints regarding the rise of Islamophobia in the West, especially his home country, and the public reactions to anti-Muslim prejudice.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
El Mundo’s interview with Sadegh Kharrazi, Iran’s former ambassador to France
Monday, May 11, 2015
The Saudi war on Yemen, which has so far left over 3,100 civilians dead, seems to have no clear ending, and even the Israeli paper Yediot Ahronot has called it “[a] war for the survival of the Saudi monarchy.”
A former Palestinian diplomat and political analyst believes that the Saudi war of aggression against Yemen is a war for dominance and hegemony. He says the Saudis are resorting to the tactics that the Israeli army has used in its frequent incursions into the besieged Gaza Strip.
Saeb Shaath is a former diplomat and Palestinian representative in Ireland. He is a renowned Middle East political expert and author. Dr. Shaath shared his viewpoints about the ongoing war on Yemen, its background and global repercussions in an in-depth interview with FNA. The following is the text of the interview.
Monday, May 04, 2015
In an interview to Mehr News, Secretary General of NRC Jan Egeland has described the dire situation in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp urging regional countries to work together to lessen conflict in Syria.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Naom Chomsky is one of the superstars of the intellectual world; a prolific author and self-proclaimed anarchist, who, at the age of 86 still doesn’t seem to be slowing down. He still rails against a whole host of perceived injustices, with the West generally in his line of fire. Isabelle Kumar of Euronews interviewed him about terrorism, Cuba and the future of Europe.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
An interview with Seyyed Mohammad Sadegh Kharrazi, Iran’s former ambassador to France
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Saudi Arabia, one the most undemocratic states in the world where people have absolutely no say, is incapable of saving democracy in Yemen, said Eric Draitser, geopolitical analyst. That is an insult to the intelligence of people globally, he added.
Monday, April 06, 2015