Regions / Iran
Just how involved is Iran in the fight against the Islamic State?
Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
New sanction legislation against Iran would alienate Europe, Russia, and China.
The U.S. needs to get a deal done before Republican domination of the House and Senate kicks in.
With bated breath, we await the November 24 deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran.
The U.S. has switched its intransigence toward Iran from enrichment capacity to sanctions.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
The Supreme Leader oversaw plenty of state-sponsored violence, but viewed nuclear weapons as forbidden by Islam.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.