Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks
July 17, 2014
Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks
However well-intentioned, Iran hawks in the U.S. threaten to advance Tehran's nuclear agenda.
Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks
Iran’s Middle East Nightmare
July 10, 2014
Iran’s Middle East Nightmare
The last few years have not been kind to Iran, especially in the Middle East.
Iran’s Middle East Nightmare
For Japan, What Comes After Collective Self-Defense?
July 04, 2014
For Japan, What Comes After Collective Self-Defense?
Why the U.S. and Russia should cooperate on n-security, Iran in Iraq, and Zheng He. Weekend links.
For Japan, What Comes After Collective Self-Defense?
Iraq’s Ripple Effect on Asia
June 26, 2014
Iraq’s Ripple Effect on Asia
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss ISIL's advances in Iraq and the implications for Asia and the world.
Iraq’s Ripple Effect on Asia
Iran's Important Role in the Future of the Middle East
June 21, 2014
Iran's Important Role in the Future of the Middle East
How Iran is at the center of the new Middle East, and why the United States doesn’t mind
Iran's Important Role in the Future of the Middle East
Will Iran Play the Crimea Card in Iraq?
June 19, 2014
Will Iran Play the Crimea Card in Iraq?
Not unlike Russia in Ukraine, Iran says it will intervene in Iraq to protect the country’s Shia people and holy sites.
Will Iran Play the Crimea Card in Iraq?
Washington's Worst and Least-Bad Options in Iraq
June 18, 2014
Washington's Worst and Least-Bad Options in Iraq
ISIS is making progress in Iraq, and the United States has no good options for stopping it.
Washington's Worst and Least-Bad Options in Iraq
New Chinese Destroyers May be Able to Undermine F-35's Stealth
May 15, 2014
New Chinese Destroyers May be Able to Undermine F-35's Stealth
Plus, military spending in Asia, Iran's drones, and the South China Sea. Mid-week links.
New Chinese Destroyers May be Able to Undermine F-35's Stealth
The Unintended Consequences of a Japanese/Israeli Defense Agreement
May 13, 2014
The Unintended Consequences of a Japanese/Israeli Defense Agreement
While the agreements are an easy and obvious course of action for Israel, Japan should tread carefully.
The Unintended Consequences of a Japanese/Israeli Defense Agreement
Is Iran Ten Years Away From a Nuclear Bomb?
May 10, 2014
Is Iran Ten Years Away From a Nuclear Bomb?
A former Israeli atomic chief claims Iran would need ten years to develop an operational nuclear weapon.
Is Iran Ten Years Away From a Nuclear Bomb?
China Calls Iran a ‘Strategic Partner’
May 06, 2014
China Calls Iran a ‘Strategic Partner’
Iran and China’s Defense Ministers vowed to boost military ties following a meeting in Beijing on Monday.
China Calls Iran a ‘Strategic Partner’
Debunking the Iran-North Korea Nuclear Axis Myth
April 23, 2014
Debunking the Iran-North Korea Nuclear Axis Myth
A new report from a congressional think tank casts further doubt on alleged Iranian-North Korean nuclear cooperation.
Debunking the Iran-North Korea Nuclear Axis Myth
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
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