Why Did Iran Invite the Taliban to peace talks?
Less than a week after Ali Shamkhani returned to Tehran, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi announced that representatives of the Taliban had visited Tehran and that the Afghan government was aware of the visit.
Washington and Tehran turn to hidden diplomacy
After Donald Trump took office, Obama and Rouhani's previous diplomatic efforts and rapprochement were apparently ignored, and the two countries cut off their relations, seemingly reluctant to improve the situation... but perhaps there is more to the situation than meets the eye. Frequent tweets betw