Posts Tagged: Iran
Just how involved is Iran in the fight against the Islamic State?
Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
New sanction legislation against Iran would alienate Europe, Russia, and China.
The U.S. has switched its intransigence toward Iran from enrichment capacity to sanctions.
Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.
The Supreme Leader oversaw plenty of state-sponsored violence, but viewed nuclear weapons as forbidden by Islam.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?
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.