Editorials and Feature Articles




2002 Archive
Rumsfeld 'offered help to Saddam' - The Guardian (December 31, 2002)
Iran and Lenin - Washington Times (December 24, 2002)
Iran Is Going Ahead With Nuclear Plant, Despite U.S. Concerns - NY Times (December 24, 2002)
Iran's Crumbling Revolution (December 24, 2002)
Iran's reformers face divine wrath, warns cleric - The Guardian (December 24, 2002)
President Bush Speaks to the People of Iran - Whitehouse.gov (March 19, 2002)
Freedom on Iran's Airwaves - WP (December 20, 2002)
Hard centres - The Economist (December 19, 2002)
Ayatollas Make “Presents” to the USA - Pravda (December 19, 2002)
Mixed messages - The Guardian (December 18, 2002)
Solidarity, Iranian Style - WP (December 18, 2002)
Fashion-Forward in Iran - WP (December 18, 2002)
BEHIND BARS: Students want reformist Aghajari released - Time Magazine (December 16, 2002)
A call on the authorities to listen to the students - Monday Morning (December 16, 2002)
Iranian Lawmaker Opens Door to American Talks - NY Times (December 15, 2002)
U.S. Says Russia Helped Iran in Nuclear Arms Effort - NY Times (December 15, 2002) (registr. req'd)
US accuses Iran of secret nuclear weapons plan - The Guardian (December 14, 2002)
Did Saddam's army test poison gas on missing 5,000? - The Independent (December 13, 2002)
State Department Says Iran Seeking To Develop Nuclear Weapons - Washington File (December 13, 2002)
Neighbours from hell - The Economist (December 12, 2002)
The Heart of Darkness - NRO (December 12, 2002)
The Fight for Iran's Democratic Ideals - NY Times (December 10, 2002)
Iran may present greater threat than Iraq - USA Today (December 9, 2002)
The Iran Problem - AirForce (December 2002
Iran's Justice, and Ours - NY Times (December 8, 2002
Iran Student Movement Finds New Vitality - NY Times (December 7, 2002) (registr. req'd)
U.S.'s Powerful Weapon in Iran: TV - NY Times (December 7, 2002)
Eye-opening return trip to Iran - The Oregonian (December 5, 2002)
An Islamic Reformation - NY Times (December 4, 2002)
Iran: Warning of a putsch - Monday Morning (December 3, 2002)
Iranian Support in Terror War Debated - Global Security (November 29, 2002)
In Iran, a 'second revolution' gathers steam - CS Monitor (November 29, 2002)
Revolting against the Revolution - The Economist (November 28, 2002)
Sleeping with the enemy - The Guardian (November 28, 2002)
Deal With Another Ayatollah May Cost U.S. - News Day (November 28, 2002)
In Iran, a generational crossroads - Asia Times (November 27, 2002)
America and Iran - IHT (November 27, 2002)
Q&A: Iran's political tensions - BBC (November 26, 2002)
America and Iran are allies - IHT (November 25, 2002)
Outside View: Helping Iran's Reformers - Washington Times (November 24, 2002)
Big Brother will be watching America - The Guardian (November 23, 2002)
Iran: Speak Your Mind — If You Can - The Globalist (November 23, 2002)
Students shake Tehran - Al Ahram (November 21, 2002)
General put under house arrest for nerve gas attacks on Iran - The Independent (November 21, 2002)
Iran: death sentence sparks protests and coup threats - WSWS (November 21, 2002)
Silenced voices: Siamak Pourzand - Digital Freedom Network (November 20, 2002)
Iran battles boredom with paint guns - CS Monitor (November 20, 2002)
Lessons from Iran on facing chemical war - CS Monitor (November 19, 2002)
Spurning Overture From Iran's Top Leader, Students Press Protests - NY Times (November 19, 2002)
Fighting for Reform in Iran - NY Times (November 19, 2002)
Designed to Bridge Two Cultures, Two Arts - NY Times (November 17, 2002)
In Iran, a challenge to hardliners - CS Monitor (November 14, 2002)
Iraq war could recast US-Iran ties - CS Monitor (November 13, 2002)
Iranian presidential advisor sees progress tied to moderation - Eurasianet (November 12, 2002)
Student Protests Grow Over Death Sentence For Reformist Professor - Radio Free Europe (November 12, 2002)
Leading Reformist Out Of Jail, But Room For Maneuver Limited - Radio Free Europe (November 11, 2002)
Iran: Edging Towards a Confrontation - Monday Morning (November 11, 2002)
The flock of the new - The Guardian (November 10, 2002)
At the Crossroads - Washington Post (November 10, 2002)
Iran's revolution starts to devour its own children - The Independent (November 9, 2002)
After Saddam - Prospect Magazine (November 8, 2002)
The return of inspectors will solve nothing - The Guardian (November 8, 2002)
Reformists in Iran Try Limiting Islamists' Power to Ban Candidates - NY Times (November 6, 2002)
How the "Great Satan" Became Just Great - Time Magazine (November 6, 2002)
Parliament Approves Measure To Limit Guardians Council Powers - Radio Free Europe (November 6, 2002)
Former Hostage Taker Now Likes to Take On the Mullahs - NY Times (November 5, 2002)
Iran Reportedly Pledges Help in Ousting Qaeda From Northern Iraq - NY Times (November 5, 2002)
Iran's president presses for dialogue in Spain - Euroasianet (November 5, 2002)
US stirs mixed feelings in Iran - CS Monitor (November 5, 2002)
Jailed Leading Reformist Nuri Pardoned - Radio Free Europe (November 5, 2002)
Tehran Welcomes Islamist Victory In Turkey - Radio Free Europe (November 4, 2002)
Passions run deep under the Iranian chador as young lovers outfox the hardline clerics - The Independent (November 2, 2002)
The exotic and the everyday - The Guardian (October 31, 2002)
Iran's Dilemma - Channel 4 News (October 30, 2002)
Iran: a mosque vs. state shift? - CS Monitor (October 30, 2002)
Allied flotilla, with Iran's aid, cuts flow of illegal Iraqi oil - IHT (October 30, 2002)
Inside the 'axis of so-and-so' - The Guardian (October 28, 2002)
In the Story of Caviar, All Is Not Wine and Roses - NY Times (October 28, 2002)
Reformists persist in Iran - The Japan Times (October 28, 2002)
Khatami's Bid For More Authority Opens Bitter Power Struggle - Radio Free Europe (October 24, 2002)
U.S. "Deeply Concerned" about Russian Assistance to Iran - Washington File (October 23, 2002)
In Turkey, Iran, And Syria, Kurdish Minorities Watching With Interest - Radio Free Europe (October 23, 2002)
The Truth Inside - National Review (October 15,2002)
The Iranians: Let's Talk - Time Magazine (October 14, 2002)
Will Bush's carve-up of Iraq include getting hands on its oil? - The Independent (October 12, 2002)
Britain Pushes Russia, Iran To Accept More Forceful Stance - Radio Free Europe (October 11, 2002)
CIA in blow to Bush attack plans - The Guardian (October 10, 2002)
Scramble to carve up Iraqi oil reserves lies behind US diplomacy - The Observer (October 6, 2002)
A revolution crumbles - The Guardian (October 5, 2002)
Debate over Iran policy - Copenhagen Post (October 3, 2002)
Westward Foreign-Policy Shift Brings Unease In Iran - RFE (October 2, 2002)
As Iraq teeters, Iran weighs its options - CS Monitor (October 1, 2002)
Now for the Bush Doctrine - The Guardian (September 22, 2002)
Revealed: Iraq's quest to build nuclear bomb - The Observer (September 22, 2002)
The War And Iran - Washington Post (September 21, 2002)
U.S. missed a major chance to repair ties, Iranian says - IHT (September 19, 2002)
'War on terror' moves toward Iran - CS Monitor (September 15, 2002)
Iran's Shadow Forces - NY Times (September 15, 2002)
Does Nato matter anymore? - The Guardian (September 15, 2002)
Iraq first, Iran and China next - The Guardian (September 13, 2002)
America's war record is littered with lies - The Age (September 12, 2002)
Don't mention the O-word - The Economist (September 12, 2002)
The missionary - The Guardian (September 12, 2002)
Reasons to be fearful - The Guardian (September 12, 2002)
Reflections on September 11 - The Independent (September 11, 2002)
Haleh Afshar: Professor of Middle Eastern politics at the University of York On September 11 - The Guardian (September 11, 2002)
Reza Olfati-Saber: Postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology On September 11 - The Guardian (September 11, 2002)
Dictator's choice - The Guardian (September 10, 2002)
Focus on Iran and Syria, Not Iraq, Graham Says - NY Times (September 10, 2002)
Bush is intent on painting allies and enemies in the Middle East as evil - The Independent (September 10, 2002)
Noam Chomsky on Iraq and Bush - The Guardian (September 9, 2002)
Iran & Afghanistan & Us - National Review (September 9, 2002)
Iraq isn't the real enemy - The Guardian (September 9, 2002)
US keeps its case against Iran on the back burner - Boston Daily Globe (September 8, 2002)
Tough in Tehran - NY Times (September 7, 2002)
11 September -- Muslims Debate Fundamentalism In Wake Of Attacks - RFE (September 6, 2002)
Social tensions escalate conflicts within Iranian regime - WSWS (September 6, 2002)
Khatami Faces Tough Battle In Bid To Strengthen Presidential Power - RFE (September 4, 2002)
The extremists are losing - IHT (September 4, 2002)
Generation ex-communicated - The Guardian (September 3, 2002)
Iran, according to the Times - NRO Online (September 3, 2002)
Reviving Reform in Iran - NY Times (September 3, 2002)
Overtures to 'axis' undercut Putin-Bush rapport - IHT (September 2, 2002)
Bush against the world - The Guardian (September 2, 2002)
The men in black spark a double conspiracy theory - The Guardian (September 1, 2002)
Battle-tanks in the war of ideas - The Guardian (September 1, 2002)
The Sullen Majority - NY Times (September 1, 2002)
Do the moral maths: Bush's war on terror doesn't add up - The Guardian (August 30, 2002)
Europe unites in doubt - The Guardian (August 30, 2002)
Iran: threat or victim? - Al Ahram (August 29, 2002)
Iran's President Trying to Limit Power of Clergy - NY Times (August 29, 2002)
Why Iran's President has Forced a Showdown - Time Magazine (August 28, 2002)
To Regulate Prostitution, Iran Ponders Brothels - NY Times (August 28, 2002)
Iran's '79 revolution has gone awry - Washington Times (August 28, 2002)
U.S. Says Iran Should Not Offer Safe Haven for Terrorists - Washington File (August 28, 2002)
Moscow Courts the Axis - National Review Online (August 26, 2002)
Interview with head of immigration and refugee affairs - IRIN (August 26, 2002)
Who’s Afraid of U.S.-Russian Friendship? - National Review (August 23, 2002)
U.S. warns Russia over Iraq, Iran ties - Russia Journal (August 22, 2002)
Reformist Web Sites Buck Iranian Press Laws - WPR (August 20, 2002)
Move Iran outside the 'axis' - CS Monitor (August 19, 2002)
US helped as Saddam plotted chemical attacks, report says - The Guardian (August 19, 2002)
Officers Say U.S. Aided Iraq in War Despite Use of Gas - NY Times (August 17, 2002)
Russia makes waves in the Caspian - CDI (August 15, 2002)
Distrust, in all around - The Economist (August 15, 2002)
Reform in Iran - asahi.com (August 15, 2002)
Iranian President Says U.S. Leaders 'Misused' Sept. 11 - NY Times (August 14, 2002)
The Axis Lends a Hand - Radio Netherland (August 12, 2002)
Iran quietly signals an openness to terror fight - CS Monitor (August 12, 2002)
Options in Iran - Washington Times (August 12, 2002)
New conservative offensive - Reporters sans frontieres (August 9, 2002)
Iran's banned press turns to internet - BBC (August 9, 2002)
Iraq or Iran? - Washington Post (August 8, 2002)
Can Russia and the U.S. Still Be Friends? - Time Europe (August 6, 2002)
The Silence Signal - Washington Post (August 5, 2002)
Iran reformers use Net to fight press ban - CNET (August 5, 2002)
The United States and Iran jockey for influence in western Afghanistan - U.S. News (August 4, 2002)
Former Afghan king returns to palace - BBC (August 4, 2002)
Taboo Surfing: Click Here for Iran . . - NY Times (August 4, 2002)
Iran's Coming Revolution - OpinionJournal (August 3, 2002)
Russia Says It May Reconsider Its Nuclear Plant Deal With Iran - NY Times (August 3, 2002)
Senior U.S. Official Spells Out Dual-Track U.S. Policy Toward Iran - Washington File (August 2, 2002)
Iran joins the target list - The Guardian (August 1, 2002)
Iran on the Brink - The Atlantic Online (August 1, 2002)
Analysis: Bush's hierarchy of demons - BBC (July 31, 2002)
EU: Will 'Constructive Engagement' With Iran Pay Off? - RFE (July 30, 2002)
Iran: EU Gets Cool Reception In Tehran For Dialogue Proposals - RFE (July 30, 2002)
Iran: The pressure for change - BBC (July 29, 2002)
Iran reactor may test first-strike doctrine - IHT (July 29, 2002)
Russia plans to build new reactors for Iran - IHT (July 27, 2002)
The will of the Iranian people should not be ignored this time around. - National Review (July 27, 2002)
Iran's Summer of Discontent - Heritage Foundation (July 27, 2002)
Senate Resolution Says U.S. Should Seek Genuine Democracy in Iran - Washington File (July 26, 2002)
Khatami abandoned by U.S. as too weak - IHT (July 24, 2002)
A Gap Between Cultures Crying Out for a Bridge - NY Times (July 20, 2002)
Mansoor Hekmat - The Guardian (July 20, 2002)
Iran in turmoil - The Economist (July 19, 2002)
A Spectacle, Moving Yet Mysterious - NY Times (July 19, 2002)
Iran: Musical Epic 'Ta'ziyeh' Premieres In New York - RFE (July 15, 2002)
Bush Urges Iran's Unelected Rulers to Listen to Voices of Their People - Washington File (July 12, 2002)
Iranian youth fight for social freedom - Washington Times (July 12, 2002)
Iran-Russia II: Officials Writing Spent Nuclear Fuel Agreement - Global Security Newswire (July 12, 2002)
Iran-Russia I: Former U.S. Officials Offer Plan for Bushehr to Progress - Global Security Newswire (July 12, 2002)
DID RUSSIA SELL OUT IRAN FOR $20 BILLION? - Pravda (July 9, 2002)
'Evil' label doesn't deter European firms on Iran - IHT (July 5, 2002)
The Iranian Time Bomb - NRO (July 3, 2002)
Back from the blink - The Guardian (July 1, 2002)
Turkish Model Not for Iran - New California Media (July 1, 2002)
Iran remains committed to Israel's destruction - National Review (July 1, 2002)
U.S. Will Work with UN to Aid Earthquake Victims in Iran - Washington File (June 27, 2002)
Between Europe and Iran - JP (June 27, 2002)
Iranians deserve better than to be branded evil - IHT (June 27, 2002)
Iran worth a new look from U.S. - Seattle Post Intelligencer (June 27, 2002)
Either rapprochement or confrontation - Haaretz Daily (June 27, 2002)
Why the president stopped listening to Powell - The Guardian (June 26, 2002)
The View From Tehran - NY Times (June 25, 2002)
Iran by the Numbers - NY Times (June 24, 2002)
Russia fails to secure Tehran nuclear deal - The Guardain (June 24, 2002)
Once banned as 'unclean' – now unleashed - CS Monitor (June 21, 2002)
Nuclear know-how pours into Iran - CS Monitor (June 20, 2002)
EU: Opening To Iran Rekindles Age-Old Foreign Policy Debate - RFE (June 21, 2002)
Toward viable compromise in Iran - IHT (June 20, 2002)
Iranian Shades of Gray - NY Times (June 20, 2002)
Iran and the War of Ideas - NY Times (June 19, 2002)
Coaxing Iran - The Economist (June 18, 2002)
A time bomb under Iran - IHT (June 17, 2002)
NY Times - Iran's Third Wave (June 15, 2002)
NY Times - The Best of Enemies? (June 12, 2002)
Analysis: The secret US-Iran talks - UPI (June 12, 2002)
Washington and Tehran should make up - IHT (June 12, 2002)
Democracy in Iran - IHT (June 12, 2002)
Iran's Glasnost? - Forbes (June 11, 2002)
Iran's Next Revolution - OpinionJouranl (June 8, 2002)
Russia's Risky Iran Connection - NY Times (June 10, 2002)
Engaging Iran, slowly - CS Monitor (June 4, 2002)
Russia can't please Iran, Iraq and America - IHT (June 3, 2002)
Russia's Role in Iran and Iraq - NY Times (June 3, 2002)
Ever more perilous isolation - The Economist (May 27, 2002)
A timeworn terrorism list - U.S. News (May 20, 2002)
Put a cork on Iran's weapons program - Christian Science Monitor (May 9, 2002)
A guide to understanding Iran and the War on Terrorism (Washington Post)
Front Line: terror and Tehran - PBS (May 2, 2002)
Iran and America - The Economist (May 2, 2002)
Huge Blow - By Gary Sick (April 22, 2002)
Biden Offers Five-Step Program For U.S. Policy Toward Iran - Washington File (March 22, 2002)
Bush, Powell Extend Nowruz Wishes to Iranian People - Washington File (March 20, 2002)
U.S. Fundamentally Supports Exchanges With Iran - Washington File (March 19, 2002)
Iranian hardliners reject tentative peace initiative from US Senator - The Independent (March 19, 2002)
Iran captivated by prophet of fiscal doom - CS Monitor (March 12, 2002)
US Challenges and Choices in the Gulf: Iran (March 8, 2002)
End of a Brief Affair? The United States and Iran - Daniel Brumberg- Carnegie Endowment (March 2002)
Iran's nuclear challenge: deter, not antagonize - CS Monitor (February 22 , 2002)
How Politics Helped Redefine Threat -Washington Post (January 13, 2002)
A Story Of Iran's Quest for Power - Washington Post (January 13, 2002)
U.S. Wants to Cooperate With Iran in Afghanistan - Washington File (January 10, 2002)


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