The Corner

Iran News Round Up

  • Iran wants U.S. timetable for withdrawal from Iraq.
  • Iran brags of ‘miraculous’ progress in nuclear enrichment.
    • Espionage case against alleged Iranian negotiator continues.
    • German academic: West has to live with nuclear Iran.
  • European isolation of Iran? Direct flights from Tehran to Brussels.
    • Iran believes European trade will shelter it from effective sanctions.
    • Foreign direct investment tops $1 billion and is growing.
  • Iran and Iraq to coordinate pricing of oil.
  • Iran blames al-Qaeda terrorists in Lebanon as evidence of U.S.-Zionist plot.
  • Iranian Jews forced to condemn Israel.
    • But at least the regime isn’t forcing them to do it in the name of Jesus again.
  • Picture of the Day: Iranian policewomen practice repelling.  More.

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.