The Geopolitics of Richard Nixon
April 22, 2015
The Geopolitics of Richard Nixon
In two important books, the former president foresaw the end of the Cold War, the rebalance, and much besides.
The Geopolitics of Richard Nixon
Kazakhstan’s Massive Oil Field Is Finally Getting Repaired
April 17, 2015
Kazakhstan’s Massive Oil Field Is Finally Getting Repaired
Production at the largest oil fields found in 30 years is scheduled to resume in 2017.
Kazakhstan’s Massive Oil Field Is Finally Getting Repaired
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
April 15, 2015
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in particular are keen to see progress in the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1.
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
These Russian Missiles Will Make Bombing Iran Riskier
April 14, 2015
These Russian Missiles Will Make Bombing Iran Riskier
Moscow is making a strong effort to improve ties with Tehran.
These Russian Missiles Will Make Bombing Iran Riskier
New Openings for India in the US-Iran Thaw
April 07, 2015
New Openings for India in the US-Iran Thaw
As the United States and Iran head toward a broader rapprochement, what does India stand to gain?
New Openings for India in the US-Iran Thaw
2 Tweets Capture What's Keeping the Iran Framework Agreement From Being <em>Great</em>
April 03, 2015
2 Tweets Capture What's Keeping the Iran Framework Agreement From Being Great
The framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program looks good except for one thorny issue: sanctions relief.
2 Tweets Capture What's Keeping the Iran Framework Agreement From Being Great
Iran's Fancy New Long-Range Missile Can Strike Israel
March 18, 2015
Iran's Fancy New Long-Range Missile Can Strike Israel
However, there is still considerable debate over the true capabilities of Tehran's new weapon.
Iran's Fancy New Long-Range Missile Can Strike Israel
What Can Isaiah Berlin Teach Us About Defense Analysis?
March 06, 2015
What Can Isaiah Berlin Teach Us About Defense Analysis?
How to discern good from bad security analysis, according to a philosopher.
What Can Isaiah Berlin Teach Us About Defense Analysis?
In A2/AD Showcase, Iranian Navy Sinks <em>Nimitz</em> Carrier Mock-Up
February 28, 2015
In A2/AD Showcase, Iranian Navy Sinks Nimitz Carrier Mock-Up
Does the video tell us anything about Iran's anti-access/anti-denial capabilities in the Strait of Hormuz?
In A2/AD Showcase, Iranian Navy Sinks Nimitz Carrier Mock-Up
Iran and the United States Locked in Cyber Combat
February 27, 2015
Iran and the United States Locked in Cyber Combat
A recently published N.S.A. document reveals an ongoing cyber war between the United States and Iran.
Iran and the United States Locked in Cyber Combat
Russia and Iran Sign Military Cooperation Agreement
January 21, 2015
Russia and Iran Sign Military Cooperation Agreement
Should NATO-Russia relations deteriorate further, Moscow will make an even stronger effort to improve ties with Tehran.
Russia and Iran Sign Military Cooperation Agreement
Iran's Evolving Role in the Struggle Against ISIS
December 06, 2014
Iran's Evolving Role in the Struggle Against ISIS
Diplomat Associate Editor Ankit Panda discusses Iran and ISIS with Akhilesh Pillalamarri.
Iran's Evolving Role in the Struggle Against ISIS
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
The Magic of Nasta‘liq Calligraphy
September 17, 2014
The Magic of Nasta‘liq Calligraphy
The Diplomat's Akhilesh Pillalamarri reflects on a Washington D.C. exhibition of Persian nasta‘liq calligraphy.
The Magic of Nasta‘liq Calligraphy
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
September 13, 2014
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
China's ambitious goals for the SCO are helped by the imminent addition of three new members.
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
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