Regions / Iran
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki isn't the only one responsible for Iraq's woes -- history, U.S. foreign policy, and meddling neighbors are also to blame.
It’s ironic that Iraq’s last two enemies now stand ready to defend it against a third, ISIS.
Just listen to its foreign minister, Javad Zarif, as profiled in the New Yorker.
The United States seems to have granted asylum to a terrorist as it did Nazi scientists after World War II.
Israel and Iran: It takes one to know one ― or think it knows one.
How an Iranian nuclear-weapons program became accepted wisdom.
International law expert Reza Nasri explains Iran's distrust of international media, institutions, and NGOs.
Iranians have a sovereign right to choose whomever they want to represent them at the UN, just as Texans have the right to choose whatever Ivy League meathead they want to represent them in Congress.
So far, the United States has given Iran the space it needs to reach a nuclear agreement with the international community. But hardliners on both sides are waiting in the wings.
Robert Gates may have been the antidote to Donald Rumsfeld and written an honest memoir, but he was also integral to stoking the fire of U.S. hostility toward Iran.