Category Archives: WikiLeaks
ABC News: A brief paragraph in the mountain of Wikileaks documents shed a sliver of light on what officials claim is a viscious and coldly efficient Iranian campaign of revenge on Iraqi air force pilots who bombed Iran during the … Continue reading
See the al-Jazeera video here.
My recent Tehran Bureau article: With WikiLeaks’ release of over 250,000 confidential diplomatic cables between the US and its allies, politicians and specialists on Iran are falling over themselves to highlight Iran’s regional isolation and the threat posed by its … Continue reading
Huffington Post – Excerpts: It should now be clear that U.S. policy has never been a true engagement policy. By definition, engagement entails a long-term approach that abandons “sticks” and reassures both sides that their respective fears are unfounded. We … Continue reading
al-Jazeera: Among the documents in the cache of quarter-million files are striking passages detailing US observations from meetings with foreign leaders regarding Iran. A series of diplomatic cables sent from US diplomats in the Middle East to the US state … Continue reading
NY Times – Excerpt: The mayhem cropped up around Iraq, notably in one episode reported in March 2005 in which a small battle erupted involving three separate security companies. At a notoriously dangerous checkpoint on the main road to the … Continue reading