The Corner

Iran News Round Up

  • Supreme Leader: No Rapprochement with U.S.
    • Note: The Supreme Leader appoints Kayhan’s editor; this is his voice.
  • Diplomatic offensive
    • Iran seeks to bolster ties to Niger.
    • Ahmadinejad: “Tehran is ready to expand ties and exchange its experiences in different fields with Islamabad [Pakistan].”
    • Iran-Pakistan trade reaches $1 billion.
    • Augmented Iran-Syria cooperation
  • Chinese car maker enters Iranian market.
  • Picture of the Day: National Orchestra.

Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.