Regions / Iran
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.
The U.S. and its allies keep waiting on Iran to make more concessions on its nuclear enrichment program. But they're missing the bigger picture.
The IAEA’s technical arm is deferring to its political arm on the “possible military dimensions” to Iran’s nuclear energy program.
Like layers of an onion, ISIS supporters can be carefully peeled away. But not if Obama goes into Syria and Iraq with a mallet.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
If President Obama wants his legacy to be as a peacemaker, Iran must be the place to start.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.