Is Iran fooling the West?

By Claude Salhani There are growing concerns in some political circles that the pressure placed on Iran to have it stop its nuclear development programs may have been lifted too early. At the core of the problem is the misunderstanding of what drives the Iranians to so eagerly desire to maintain their nuclear program and […]

Chances of a new Mideast war?

By Claude Salhani — There are worrying reports coming from reliable sources close to Israel indicating that both Israel and the Lebanese Shiite movement, Hezbollah, are getting ready for yet another possible showdown in South Lebanon. All indicators point in the direction of war, although that would be an extremely costly and foolhardy war for […]