Is China's President About to Make His First Trip to the Middle East?
January 09, 2016
Is China's President About to Make His First Trip to the Middle East?
A planned trip in 2015 was scuttled due to regional tensions. Will Xi's 2016 Middle East tour share the same fate?
Is China's President About to Make His First Trip to the Middle East?
Time to Confront Iran’s Human Rights Abuses
September 28, 2015
Time to Confront Iran’s Human Rights Abuses
“Silence on Tehran’s abysmal human rights record is and must not an option.”
Time to Confront Iran’s Human Rights Abuses
How Could the Nuclear Deal Change Iran?
July 14, 2015
How Could the Nuclear Deal Change Iran?
The nuclear deal with Iran could lead to desecuritization domestically.
How Could the Nuclear Deal Change Iran?
As Deadline Looms, Critics of Iran Nuclear Deal Press On
June 29, 2015
As Deadline Looms, Critics of Iran Nuclear Deal Press On
As the June 30 deadline for an Iran deal looms close, critics continue to press on.
As Deadline Looms, Critics of Iran Nuclear Deal Press On
The View from Tehran
May 29, 2015
The View from Tehran
In Tehran, domestic hardliners and moderates are debating the nuclear issue, and the future of Iranian foreign policy.
The View from Tehran
Paris Attack: Jihadi Cancer Has Its Roots in Tehran
January 09, 2015
Paris Attack: Jihadi Cancer Has Its Roots in Tehran
“The spread of violent jihad across the world was the inspiration of Ayatollah Khomenei.”
Paris Attack: Jihadi Cancer Has Its Roots in Tehran
Why the Iran Nuke Talks Might Fail
October 28, 2014
Why the Iran Nuke Talks Might Fail
International and domestic politics make it increasingly likely that the Iran-P5+1 negotiations will fail.
Why the Iran Nuke Talks Might Fail
In Iran Nuclear Talks, 'No Deal' Is Worse Than Status Quo
October 08, 2014
In Iran Nuclear Talks, 'No Deal' Is Worse Than Status Quo
If reaching a permanent agreement by next month’s deadline proves impossible, the West must lock in the status-quo.
In Iran Nuclear Talks, 'No Deal' Is Worse Than Status Quo
In ISIS Fight, Iran an Adversary Not a Partner
September 26, 2014
In ISIS Fight, Iran an Adversary Not a Partner
In going after ISIS, Obama shouldn’t ignore the threat posed by the regime in Iran.
In ISIS Fight, Iran an Adversary Not a Partner
Iran Asks China to Play Larger Role in Nuke Talks
June 24, 2014
Iran Asks China to Play Larger Role in Nuke Talks
China's new ambassador to Iran previously headed Beijing's delegation to the P5+1 talks.
Iran Asks China to Play Larger Role in Nuke Talks
Solving the Sunni-Shia Conflict Begins with Tehran
May 23, 2014
Solving the Sunni-Shia Conflict Begins with Tehran
‘If Syria and the broader Sunni-Shia conflicts are symptoms, then Iran’s isolation is the disease’
Solving the Sunni-Shia Conflict Begins with Tehran
Iranian, Russian Presidents to Visit China
May 14, 2014
Iranian, Russian Presidents to Visit China
Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani will join Ban Ki-moon in visiting China next week.
Iranian, Russian Presidents to Visit China
The Bright Spot in Iran’s Latest Political Repression
May 02, 2014
The Bright Spot in Iran’s Latest Political Repression
While nuclear negotiations continue, Tehran tries to crack down on internal dissent.
The Bright Spot in Iran’s Latest Political Repression
How Iran’s Upcoming Election Drives Nuclear Diplomacy
April 24, 2014
How Iran’s Upcoming Election Drives Nuclear Diplomacy
Iran’s future hangs on the Assembly of Experts election in 2016. For that reason, so do the P5+1 negotiations.
How Iran’s Upcoming Election Drives Nuclear Diplomacy
Iran’s Top Leader Questions Holocaust
March 22, 2014
Iran’s Top Leader Questions Holocaust
In his Nowruz speech on Friday, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei questioned whether the Holocaust happened.
Iran’s Top Leader Questions Holocaust
The Dangers of Lost U.S. Credibility in the Middle East
February 15, 2014
The Dangers of Lost U.S. Credibility in the Middle East
Washington must take steps to assuage the concerns of friendly nations in the region.
The Dangers of Lost U.S. Credibility in the Middle East
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