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Trouble at the Pakistan-Iran Border
October 30, 2018
Trouble at the Pakistan-Iran Border
The Baloch-dominated border area used to be a source of cooperation for Islamabad and Tehran. What went wrong?
Trouble at the Pakistan-Iran Border
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
May 24, 2017
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
Without a clear economic rationale, Chabahar port might do little more than embroil India in geopolitical games.
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
What Iran's Election Means for the World
May 18, 2017
What Iran's Election Means for the World
On May 19, Iran's choice is simple: engagement or isolation.
What Iran's Election Means for the World
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
January 12, 2017
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
No one embodied the travails and contradictions of Iran’s Revolution as deeply as the late Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Rafsanjani: The Iranian Revolution’s Unlikely Reformer
Iran, China and the Silk Road Train
March 30, 2016
Iran, China and the Silk Road Train
The Yiwu-Tehran train is a significant part of Beijing’s plans for regional integration.
Iran, China and the Silk Road Train
The Chinese Smuggler and the Iran Deal
March 21, 2016
The Chinese Smuggler and the Iran Deal
A Chinese national is imprisoned for supplying U.S.-origin items to Iran’s nuclear program.
The Chinese Smuggler and the Iran Deal
Reformists Make Gains in Iranian Elections. Now What?
March 02, 2016
Reformists Make Gains in Iranian Elections. Now What?
The gains are significant, but are they enough to make Iran change course?
Reformists Make Gains in Iranian Elections. Now What?
Modi: Time for a Reboot?
March 01, 2016
Modi: Time for a Reboot?
India's dynamic prime minister needs to reboot his policy plans if he wants to achieve real progress.
Modi: Time for a Reboot?
India and Iran: Challenges and Opportunity
September 11, 2015
India and Iran: Challenges and Opportunity
The nuclear deal opens the door for India, but its neighbors have their own plans.
India and Iran: Challenges and Opportunity
Iran and Pakistan: Back to Business
August 19, 2015
Iran and Pakistan: Back to Business
In the wake of the nuclear deal, the two countries get ready to do business.
Iran and Pakistan: Back to Business
Iran and the Islamic Finance Crown
June 16, 2015
Iran and the Islamic Finance Crown
Could an Iranian financial comeback challenge Sunni dominance of global Islamic finance?
Iran and the Islamic Finance Crown
The S-300: Game-Changing Weapon or Diplomatic Bargaining Chip?
June 14, 2015
The S-300: Game-Changing Weapon or Diplomatic Bargaining Chip?
Russia has announced it will supply the missile system to Iran, but Moscow may have another objective in mind.
The S-300: Game-Changing Weapon or Diplomatic Bargaining Chip?
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
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
April 12, 2015
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
A nuclear agreement is great, but Tehran will continue to have an adversarial, hostile relationship with the West.
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
Netanyahu’s Faulty Case to the U.S. Congress
March 07, 2015
Netanyahu’s Faulty Case to the U.S. Congress
For the Israeli Prime Minister, compromise isn’t an option.
Netanyahu’s Faulty Case to the U.S. Congress
The Russian-Iranian Military Agreement: Another Perspective
February 16, 2015
The Russian-Iranian Military Agreement: Another Perspective
Could oil price fears be driving Moscow to play the role of spoiler?
The Russian-Iranian Military Agreement: Another Perspective
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