A Familiar Name Reemerges in Iran
January 08, 2016
A Familiar Name Reemerges in Iran
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's grandson, popular with reform-minded politicians in Iran, is set to contest an important election.
A Familiar Name Reemerges in Iran
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
January 08, 2016
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
The South Asian traditions of Islam offer a compelling alternative to the religion's practice in the Middle East.
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
US Navy: China and Russia ‘Focused on Taking the Lead’
January 06, 2016
US Navy: China and Russia ‘Focused on Taking the Lead’
In a new document, the Chief of Naval Operations outlines challenges the U.S. Navy will be facing in the 21st century.
US Navy: China and Russia ‘Focused on Taking the Lead’
China Wants To Deepen Military Ties With Iran
October 17, 2015
China Wants To Deepen Military Ties With Iran
A senior Chinese admiral met with Iran’s defense minister in Tehran.
China Wants To Deepen Military Ties With Iran
Why Iran Needs to Explore Participation in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
October 14, 2015
Why Iran Needs to Explore Participation in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Iran, China, and Pakistan stand poised to transform a region.
Why Iran Needs to Explore Participation in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Iran Test-Fires New Missile Capable of Hitting Israel
October 12, 2015
Iran Test-Fires New Missile Capable of Hitting Israel
Tehran’s newest missile allegedly can hit targets “with high precision.”
Iran Test-Fires New Missile Capable of Hitting Israel
Will Iran Order 150 New Fighter Jets From China?
August 04, 2015
Will Iran Order 150 New Fighter Jets From China?
Is Tehran going on a military shopping spree in Asia?
Will Iran Order 150 New Fighter Jets From China?
A Deal of Great Consequence
August 03, 2015
A Deal of Great Consequence
The nuclear accord with Iran is a deal with potentially profound consequences.
A Deal of Great Consequence
What Weapons Will a Post-Deal Iran Look to Purchase? Pretty Much Everything
July 17, 2015
What Weapons Will a Post-Deal Iran Look to Purchase? Pretty Much Everything
With the Iran deal, Tehran will be looking to purchase arms. Who's selling?
What Weapons Will a Post-Deal Iran Look to Purchase? Pretty Much Everything
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?
Why Middle Powers Matter to India
July 10, 2015
Why Middle Powers Matter to India
Middle powers hold the key - economically and geopolitically - to India’s growth and security.
Why Middle Powers Matter to India
The Desolation of Merv
June 06, 2015
The Desolation of Merv
230 years ago, one of the Islamic world's most important cities was completely laid to ruin.
The Desolation of Merv
Confirmed: Iran to Receive Russian Air Defense Missiles
May 27, 2015
Confirmed: Iran to Receive Russian Air Defense Missiles
The controversial weapon systems could already be delivered by the end of this year.
Confirmed: Iran to Receive Russian Air Defense Missiles
Australia and Iran to Cooperate in Fight Against ISIS
April 27, 2015
Australia and Iran to Cooperate in Fight Against ISIS
Canberra and Tehran move closer in the fight against Sunni extremism.
Australia and Iran to Cooperate in Fight Against ISIS
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
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