Has another revolution begun in Iran? Ellen Wald explains.

Iran Protests

Summary: Iran's protests begin what might be the next transformative event in the turbulent history of the Middle East, perhaps ending its four decades-long attempt to roll back the clock of history. An expert in the area, Ellen Wald, explains what's happening and why. "In place of ideology, today’s Iranian protests simply demand change" By … Continue reading Has another revolution begun in Iran? Ellen Wald explains.

Stratfor: Iran’s leaders face their greatest challenge

Unrest in Iran

Summary: Iran's leaders led it to  a draw with Iraq, withstood four decades of sanctions, Israeli assassination of their nuclear scientists, and the collapse of oil prices after 2008. Now Stratfor describes the their greatest challenge: protests by their own people. "The Voices of Discontent in Iran Crank Up the Volume, to a Point" From … Continue reading Stratfor: Iran’s leaders face their greatest challenge