Regions / Iran
The Nonproliferation Treaty was supposed to lead to disarmament. Instead, it’s led to nuclear apartheid — and sooner or later, someone’s going set one off.
As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen war, an easing of Iran’s isolation, and a reduced role for the U.S.
For all their overwhelming firepower, the U.S. and its allies can cause a lot of misery in the Middle East, but still can't govern the course of events.
Bolton’s bellicose worldview is the basic operating system of the Trump administration.
Without international diplomacy, the Middle East is going to run out of water — and it won't be alone.
As innocent people suffer, break-ins are on the rise — including at my grandparents’ house.
If a war breaks out, it won’t be because the Trump administration “bumbled” into one.
Don't expect Trump to do a North Korean-style pivot in his relations with Iran.
When foreign policy as we know it isn’t working, creative citizen diplomacy can step in to humanize the real people who would be most impacted by war.
A range of U.S. policies have been deliberately designed to provoke an Iranian response.