December 22, 2015 | Since they are disproportionately affected by the conflict in Colombia, Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities must be part of the peace process.
Articles by Abolghasem Bayyenat
November 10, 2014 | Mass uprisings like the one that brought down the Soviet bloc are neither as rare — nor as spontaneous — as they first appear.
February 28, 2014 | The Egyptian Revolution is a perfect case study for both the power and the limits of nonviolent mass movements.
July 1, 2013 | Hassan Rouhani's win in Iran's presidential election suggests that neither reformists nor conservatives are pleased with the country's status quo.
January 15, 2013 | Iran's leaders are the first to admit that Western sanctions have had a devastating impact on the country, but they're confident they can ride out the storm.
April 23, 2012 | The success of future nuclear talks between Iran and the West will depend in part on whether the West is able to treat Iran as an equal in word as well as in deed.
July 25, 2011 | Will U.S. miscalculations drive these two occasional adversaries closer together?
July 6, 2011 | Understanding the politics of Iran's technological development should serve as a check on the unwarranted paranoia that Iran's scientific achievements have generated in the West.
June 10, 2011 | The proxy struggle between the United States and Iran has spread to Bahrain. But this Cold War ignores the silent understanding the two rivals have forged against a common enemy in Afghanistan.
March 6, 2008 | The presidential candidates have all been tempted to embrace a new cold war with Russia.