Asia
04 September 2006
In the western imagination, Iran is a dictatorial - even totalitarian - state. This analysis may not reflect the...
Books
26 June 2006
Few countries have better captured the western imagination than Iran. For centuries "Persia", as it was always known in...
Politics
22 August 2005
On 1 August, with much fanfare, the Iranian government announced that it would restart uranium conversion at its...
International Politics
14 February 2005
Three years after George W Bush denounced Iran as a member of the "axis of evil", the threat of Iran appears to be...
International Politics
18 October 2004
For most Iranians, western criticism of their government's policies is a badge of honour. It was Ayatollah Khomeini,...