Conn Hallinan

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Conn Hallinan

Conn Hallinan is a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus.

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Targeting Teheran

With the U.S. military under siege in Iraq, and polls running heavily against the White House's Middle East version of Vietnam, are military strike plans on Iran just bluster and so much talk?

India, Iran, & the United States

Why would India jeopardize its relations with Iran while it is engaged in high stakes negotiations with Teheran over a $22 billion natural gas deal, and a $5 billion oil pipeline from Iran to India via Pakistan?

Into Thin Air

Tucked into the upper stories of the Himalayas, Nepal hardly seems ground zero for the Bush administration's next crusade against “terrorism,” but an aggressive American ambassador, a strategic locale, and a flood of U.S. weaponry threatens to turn the tiny country of 25 million into a counter-insurgency bloodbath.