Regions / Iran
When pundits talk about the U.S. elections and foreign policy, they focus on Iraq and Iran. But the third member of the infamous "axis of evil" may prove to be just as influential.
Diplomacy between Iran and the United States has entered the opening gambit stage and Iran appears to be winning at this point.
To boost support for an attack on Iran, U.S. neoconservatives want Turkey on their side. But that means regime change in Ankara.
A pipeline connecting Iran, Pakistan, and India is upsetting U.S. plans to push Iran into a corner.
Negotiators are talking with Iran. Hardliners want to bomb. What's the next move in this game with Iran?
Hardliners triumphed in the recent Iranian elections. But the way out of the nuclear impasse remains the same: negotiations.
The candidates' positions on Iran are not just about war and peace.
While much of the world is focused on Bush's attempts to demonize and isolate Iran, the Islamic Republic is forging new ties with an unlikely partner, Egypt.
To contain Iran, the administration is on the verge of upping the arms ante in the Middle East, and the Dems are giving it a pass.
The United States thinks it owns the world, says Noam Chomsky, and that explains so much of its foreign policy.