Richard Javad Heydarian

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Raising the Stakes in Asia

The growing U.S. military presence in Asia could backfire, giving birth to what it ostensibly seeks to prevent.

Staunching Syria’s Wounds

As Syrian society slowly disintegrates, non-aligned states from the developing world may show the way forward to a diplomatic resolution.

Dashed Hopes for Baghdad Breakthrough

The West showed little flexibility in recent negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program as the hopes for a diplomatic solution grow dimmer.

Iran: Why This Time Is Different

If the West can provide Iran the space to compromise on its nuclear program, the upcoming Baghdad talks just might yield a breakthrough.