Even if you believe that the Falklands/Islas Malvinas are as British as Finchley, the memory of the 1982 sinking of the ARA General Belgrano and the 323 lives needlessly taken must be disturbing. Britain has, since then, engaged in several conflicts that might be termed legacies of empire or at least the psychological legacy of empire. It may be on the cusp of doing so again, this time with Iran.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
Iran’s supreme leaderdescribed as "stupid and idiotic" Western expectations for his country to curb its missile development, striking a defiant tone ahead of a fresh round of nuclear talks.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought to disperse the doubt surrounding his re-election in his first major television address since the result, but even as he spoke, opponents went to their rooftops shouting "death to the dictator".
Wed, 08 Jul, 2009
As the protests continue, however, Mousavi might be propelled into a position he never sought: the Mikhail Gorbachev or FW de Klerk of Iran, a member of the ruling establishment who surprises even himself by deviating from the line to the point where the system falls apart
Wed, 24 Jun, 2009
The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned that if his country is attacked, Tehran would strike back by barraging Israel with missiles and controlling a key oil passageway in the Persian Gulf, according to a newspaper report published today.
Sat, 28 Jun, 2008