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Is Iran Next?

Iranian and American views on the probability -- and consequences -- of U.S. military action against Iran.

The Roots of Iran's New Confidence

The elements of Iran's history, and the turn of events since 9/11, that help explain why it sees itself as the most important player today in the Middle East.

Iran and Post-Saddam Iraq

Months before the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, the signs seemed clear that its neighbor, Iran, would have a strong influence in the post-war nation.

The Mujahideen-e Khalq (MEK)

One of Iran's key demands to the United States concerns this Iraqi-based Iranian opposition group, which Iran accuses of terrorist attacks and of supplying intelligence to the United States.

The "Grand Bargain" Fax: A Missed Opportunity?

It arrived in Washington a few weeks after the invasion of Iraq and laid out the terms for talks between Iran and the U.S. -- putting everything on the table.

A "Slap in the Face" from America?

After 9/11, why did Iran go from unprecedented cooperation with the United States in Afghanistan to being included in President Bush's "axis of evil"?

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posted october 23, 2007

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