January 06, 2020
Afghanistan Reacts to Soleimani’s Death
By Sayed Jalal Shajjan
How will the Iranian general’s assassination impact the ongoing U.S.-Taliban peace negotiations?
July 23, 2015
What History Tells Us About the Iran Deal and Regional Order
By Takuya Matsuda
The early 1970s offers some interesting parallels.
April 10, 2015
The 'Smiling Minister' and the Quds Commander: The Two Faces of Iran
By Ariane M. Tabatabai
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Major Gen. Qassem Soleimani have little in common -- except their popularity in Iran.
November 22, 2014
Cracks Emerge in Hong Kong Protests
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, Chinese banks and Iran's Quds forces, Taiwan's upcoming elections, and cross-strait relations. Friday China links.
October 18, 2014
Iran's Top Spymaster Emerges From Shadows
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Qassem Suleimani has long been a key player in Iran's foreign policy. Now he's stepping into the limelight.
June 18, 2014
Washington's Worst and Least-Bad Options in Iraq
By Ankit Panda
ISIS is making progress in Iraq, and the United States has no good options for stopping it.