The regime is undoubtedly satisfied with the outcome of recent elections in Iran. Reformers, on the other hand, have dismissed the elections as a farce.
Iranian religious intellectual Hasan Yousefi Eshkevari on the reaction to 9/11 in Iran, some of the causes of terrorism and suggests how it can be countered.
The ideological support for the Iranian regime is waning—liberal and democratic ideas have triumphed within civil society, says Nader Hashemi.
Some in Iran may well have asked themselves the question: Why was there no Tahrir Square phenomenon in Tehran?
Iran's inability to aid Bahraini protestors could reduce its political influence among Shiite Arabs.
Dr. Mohsen Kadivar explains the history of both Khomeini and Khameini's time, and the range of views among the ulema toward the regime in Iran.
Faraj Sarkohi describes the tense relationship between representatives of minorities and the Shia-dominated state.
After the snub of having a minister he fired reinstated by the Ayatollah the Iranian president may sulk himself into resignation
Grand Grand Ayatollah Saafi Gulpaygani warns King Abdullah about the atrocities in Bahrain and policies that cause further sectarian divide amongst Muslims.
Green Movement leaders have accused Iranian leadership of double standards in condemning the Mubarak regime's violent suppression of protests.