Dr. Bernd Kaussler holds a MA and PhD from the University of St. Andrews and is currently Assistant Professor in Political Science at James Madison University. As Associate Fellow at the Institute for Iranian Studies at St. Andrews, he is involved in various research projects on contemporary Iranian politics and foreign policy.
Iranian authorities in the southeastern region of Sistan and Baluchistan hung three men in public on May 30 for their role in a mosque bombing that killed 25 and injured
On October 23, U.S. and Colombian law enforcement agencies announced the break-up of a drug-trafficking ring that channelled part of its profits to Hezbollah in Lebanon. The gang was reportedly
The November 15 report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Iran’s nuclear program indicates that Tehran is still violating existing UN Security Council resolutions by continuing the construction
Recent warnings about the possibility of striking Iran's military and nuclear facilities as a consequence of its failure to make concessions on the nuclear issue—most notably by French Foreign Minister
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard's most recent campaign of shelling Kurdish villages in northern Iraq, which allegedly targeted members of the outlawed Kurdish opposition group the Party for Freedom and Life