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May 08, 2015, 03:01 ET Dr. Behrooz Behbudi: Only Democracy, Not Regime's Regional Militarism Can Safeguard Iran's Interests

In an interview with Borna news agency this week, Jahan-Baksh Khanjani, a former deputy minister, has said that Iran's policy-making centers, chief...


Apr 08, 2015, 01:56 ET Iranians Allowed Celebrating the Nuclear Deal, Albeit for Three Months Only

Thousands of jubilant dancing and singing Iranians took to the streets last week to celebrate news of an agreement on Iran's nuclear program. The...


Mar 12, 2015, 04:00 ET Iran Must End its Nuclear Crisis for Transition to Democracy

The Iranians and millions of people across the globe are preparing to welcome Nowruz, the Persian New Year, on March 21, to celebrate the arrival of...


Feb 13, 2015, 03:00 ET Behrooz Behbudi, Founder of The Centre for a Democratic Iran: "Iran's Khamenei Needs to Put His Money Where His Mouth Is"

In a speech last week to commemorate the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of 1979, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei defended Iranian ...


Nov 22, 2014, 02:23 ET Will Iran Adhere to its Part of a Nuclear Deal?

Dr Behrooz Behbudi's statement on the recent nuclear negotiations involving Iran: As on Monday in Geneva Iran's delegation entered talks with world...


Oct 16, 2014, 11:57 ET Ayatollah Khamenei's Obsession With "The Enemy"

Behrooz Behbudi, Founder of the Centre for a Democratic Iran, Comments: Just a day before the most crucial round of Iran's diplomatic talks with...


Sep 08, 2014, 11:42 ET The Threats of a Putin-Khamenei Axis of Anti-Western Policies

After meeting his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow last week, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters that "on the...


Aug 28, 2014, 06:06 ET Iran's Fundamentalists Seek to Reinstate Their Police State

Last week's impeachment of Reza Faraji-Dana as President Rouhani's science minister is a reminder as to how weak his government can be in the face of ...


Jul 11, 2014, 09:55 ET Nuclear Deal or Not, Iranians' Fight for Democracy Will Continue

In London, British Foreign Minister William Hague has told the Austrian newspaper Wiener Zeitung that achieving a nuclear deal between Iran and world ...