On Wednesday, it was another day of violence in Iran as demonstrators defied a government ban and gathered outside Iran's parliament building. Afshin Molavi of the New America Foundation discusses what role the U.S. and other countries can play in ending Iran's conflict.
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Iran's highest election authority said on Tuesday that there was no major fraud in the presidential vote and the results will stand, but U.S. President Barack Obama responded by saying there were "big questions" about the election. Richard Bulliet of Columbia University discusses what role the U.S. may play in Iran.
Riot police in Tehran followed through on their threats to crush any new demonstrations against Iran's disputed presidential election, using tear gas and gunfire to break up protests. View images, blogs and video from Iran's continued unrest.
In a speech on Friday, Iran's supreme leader blamed Americans, the British and Zionists for the turmoil in his country, and once again criticized the United States for its support of Israel. Ronen Bergman, one of Israel's leading investigative journalists, discusses the Israeli government's take on the current showdown in Iran.
Social networking sites like Twitter have become important tools of communication as Iran has cracked down on news organizations trying to cover protests over disputed presidential election results. But is Iran really experiencing a "Twitter Revolution?" Social media expert Gaurav Mishra discusses the role of Twitter in the election's aftermath.
In Iran on Thursday, hundreds of thousands turned out to mourn those killed during days of protests surrounding the country’s disputed presidential election. An anonymous journalist in Iran describes the climate on the ground, and Ervand Abrahamian of the City University of New York discusses how the unrest will play out.
For days, U.S. President Barack Obama has been careful not to say much about the crisis in Iran, lest the United States be accused of meddling. But on Wednesday, Iran said America is guilty of "intolerable" interference. Suzanne DiMaggio of The Asia Society discusses the accusation and the flow of information from Iran.
Four days after Iran's disputed presidential election, the Islamic leadership said on Tuesday that it will conduct at least a partial recount. Geneive Abdo of The Century Foundation discusses the recount, how continued protests will play out and the long-term impact on the Iranian political landscape.