Regions / Iran
2015 had more than its share of bad news. But it also saw groundbreaking victories on climate, marriage equality, the drug war, and diplomacy.
America’s leading Sunni ally is proving how easily hubris, delusion, and old-fashioned ineptitude can trump even bottomless wealth.
Giving President Obama his due on foreign policy for using the constructive conflict approach.
As with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has long kept bad company: the Shah of Iran, Pinochet, the Greek Colonels, the contras.
Despite Washington's move toward detente with Iran, other regional conflicts — especially in Israel-Palestine, where an "intifada of knives" is underway — are looking as volatile as ever.
An influx of Iranian troops into Syria is complementing Russian airstrikes in attempting to shore up the Assad regime.
“Realists” in government or foreign policy analysis don’t question whether Iran is an enemy.
Washington Post reporter and Iranian-American Jason Rezaian loved Iran too much to leave.
A prescription for fueling an intensified Middle-East arms race.
The United States may equip Israel with weapons to attack nuclear energy sites in Iran.