Tehran, Iran - North Korea has been at the receiving end of it all -- isolation,irrelevance, and trickles of food and fuel to avoid starvation. Undiplomatic language, threats of invasion and abrasive comments with veiled threats have snuffed out substantive exchanges, even if China was the intended target of it all.
November 2006 Archives
November 2, 2006 8:41 AM
November 6, 2006 12:09 PM
Tehran, Iran - This fascinating question to put to a panel of foreign commentators. Even though it is mostly a domestic matter in the United States, no part of the global village can be indifferent to the tectonic shift in Washington.
November 13, 2006 8:00 AM
Tehran, Iran - All wars must end. The United States must face reality in Iraq and announce a scheduled withdrawal. This move must be accompanied by several others actions in order to achieve stability.
November 20, 2006 7:45 AM
Tehran, Iran - Iranian papers are busy debating the economy. And there is a lot to discuss: a very high rate of real growth (at more than 5% over the last year). We are debating what to do about creating even more value-added activity. All of this takes place within a structural shift of the economy toward increasing liberalization.
November 28, 2006 11:16 AM
Tehran, Iran - I tend to focus on trends rather than personalities when analyzing this part of the world. I look for concepts and structures that are gaining currency here.