Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
April 09, 2014
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Iran and Pakistan are holding a naval drill as part of a larger effort to improve bilateral relations.
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
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
Iran and Pakistan’s Coming Clash
March 13, 2014
Iran and Pakistan’s Coming Clash
Iran and Pakistan are on a collision course as a series of issues are straining ties.
Iran and Pakistan’s Coming Clash
5 Ways Russia’s Ukraine ‘Boomerang’ Could Strike Asia
March 12, 2014
5 Ways Russia’s Ukraine ‘Boomerang’ Could Strike Asia
Putin has warned that U.S. action over Ukraine would have a boomerang effect. Will the target be Asia?
5 Ways Russia’s Ukraine ‘Boomerang’ Could Strike Asia
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
March 12, 2014
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
In their third podcast, the U.S. team discusses MH370 and the geopolitics of Afghanistan following NATO's withdrawal.
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
The Air-Sea Battle Debate Heats Up
February 22, 2014
The Air-Sea Battle Debate Heats Up
Plus, contemporary nuclear strategy and correcting misconceptions on Iran. Weekend links.
The Air-Sea Battle Debate Heats Up
Iran Cooperates On Interim Nuclear Deal, Uranium Stockpiles Down
February 22, 2014
Iran Cooperates On Interim Nuclear Deal, Uranium Stockpiles Down
The latest IAEA Director's report confirms that Iran is following up on commitment made in the interim nuclear deal.
Iran Cooperates On Interim Nuclear Deal, Uranium Stockpiles Down
Obama Administration is Botching Iran Nuke Talks
February 20, 2014
Obama Administration is Botching Iran Nuke Talks
By raising the issue of ballistic missiles, the U.S. threatens to undermine the P5+1-Iran negotiations.
Obama Administration is Botching Iran Nuke Talks
Iran Tests Long-Range Ballistic Missiles
February 14, 2014
Iran Tests Long-Range Ballistic Missiles
The Iranian military successfully tested two new indigenous long-range missiles.
Iran Tests Long-Range Ballistic Missiles
The Dangers of Excluding Iran From Geneva II
January 22, 2014
The Dangers of Excluding Iran From Geneva II
By not inviting Iran to the Syria summit, the UN has guaranteed Tehran will have not stake in its outcome.
The Dangers of Excluding Iran From Geneva II
Iran’s Navy Deploys to Atlantic Ocean
January 22, 2014
Iran’s Navy Deploys to Atlantic Ocean
Iran on Tuesday sent two warships to the Atlantic Ocean for the first time.
Iran’s Navy Deploys to Atlantic Ocean
With Oil Deal, Russia Pressures US on Iran
January 16, 2014
With Oil Deal, Russia Pressures US on Iran
The reported oil-for-goods agreement between Russia and Iran aims to force America’s hand on the nuclear talks.
With Oil Deal, Russia Pressures US on Iran
New Iran Sanctions Would Undermine Coercion
January 13, 2014
New Iran Sanctions Would Undermine Coercion
New US sanctions would show Iranian leaders that diplomacy cannot end the nuclear standoff.
New Iran Sanctions Would Undermine Coercion
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
January 11, 2014
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
All around the world China's support for authoritarian states is backfiring.
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
Attacking Iran is Still a Fool’s Errand
January 08, 2014
Attacking Iran is Still a Fool’s Errand
The arguments for a U.S. attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities are as unconvincing as ever.
Attacking Iran is Still a Fool’s Errand
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
December 18, 2013
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
The US foreign policy community is far less concerned with existing nuclear arsenals than potential future ones.
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
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