Regions / Iran
On foreign policy, the Vermont independent's "political revolution" hasn't done much to distinguish itself from Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama.
Clinton’s foreign policy is more polite than the "make the sands glow" atavism of the GOP. But in the end, it’s death and destruction in a different packaging.
How did the U.S. boats and personnel detained by Iran in the Persian Gulf wind up 50 miles off their route?
The Middle East is hardly a cheery place these days. But there's one silver lining: The Iran deal is paying off big.
Saudi Arabia is acting panicked by Iran’s rise.
One goal of Saudi Arabia’s recent mass executions, including a prominent Shiite cleric, was to goad Iran into over-reacting.
Economists said the market would save the planet. It didn't.
By raising sectarian temperatures throughout the Middle East, the Saudis risk escalating the unaffordable proxy wars they’ve already bogged themselves down in.
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.