Iran

  • Where anonymity is bliss, and rial-ity harsh: Welcome to Tehran!

    Smita's Space |  Smita Sharma
    I was onboard the Prime Minister's Special Air India One to report the 16th NAM summit last August. As the plane began its descent towards...

  • Indo-Iran relations: time for reality check before diplomatic niceties begin

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    As the NAM summit kicks off in Tehran, Indian diplomats appear focussed less on those deliberations and more on Manmohan Singh's bilateral with President Ahmadinejad...

  • Guest Post 1: 'India and the Persian Connection' by A Durai

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    There is a whole lot of talk about how India does not have a robust enough strategic culture. So "Geek at Large", in its own...

  • India losing track of national interest in the Iran-US melee

    Faulty Altie |  Altamash Hashmi
    The growing rift between Iran and the United States took me back to my days at the United Nations(UN) in New York last year. I...

  • Why Iran may not be behind the attacks...

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    I don't think Iran or Hezbollah is behind the series of attacks that have targeted Israeli citizens and establishments in the last one week. I...

  • Keep India out of Israel-Iran hostility

    Guest Blog |  Sreeram Chaulia
    Julius Nyerere of Tanzania once said that "when two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers". This aphorism fit the Cold War-era spectacle of...

  • The Iran files

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    Does the only country that ever used a nuclear bomb in war, have any right to preach non proliferation to the world? Isn't that a...

  • The enigma that my Iranian friend was

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    When those fuzzy images of violence in the streets of Tehran appear on TV screens, I'm reminded of Rais el-Sadat. He was an Iranian, the...

  • Wikileaks, Iran dominate Gulf security dialogue

    PM77 |  Paarull
    Julian Assange spiced up the Bahrain regional security conference over the week-end. The Manama Dialogue is an annual hi powered event organized by the International...