February 10, 2021
Did Iran Carry Out a ‘Surgical Strike’ Inside Pakistan?
By Umair Jamal
A recent news report is unlikely to be accurate, not the least because it goes against established patterns of behavior by both countries.
April 23, 2020
Iran Successfully Launches Military Satellite
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The launch this week is likely to increase not just regional tensions but deepen existing difficulties with the United States.
January 27, 2020
Growing Iranian Influence in Kargil: Next Irritant for Tehran-New Delhi Relations?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Iranian influence persists in a remote part of India.
January 09, 2020
The Ominous Costs of the US Strike on Qassem Solemani for Pakistan
By Umair Jamal
Pakistan, too, will face consequences as a result of the U.S. decision to strike Gen. Soleimani.
May 18, 2017
What Iran's Election Means for the World
By Tara Kangarlou
On May 19, Iran's choice is simple: engagement or isolation.
May 06, 2017
What Does the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Want Out of Iran's Upcoming Elections?
By Heshmat Alavi
How will the IRGC seek to influence Iran's upcoming presidential elections?
November 21, 2013
Iran Deploys Submarine to India & Sri Lanka
A submarine-escorted naval fleet set sail from southern Iran for Mumbai and Colombo on Wednesday.
October 24, 2013
Iran and Russia Expand Defense Ties
A number of recent events highlight Tehran and Moscow’s growing military cooperation.
October 09, 2013
The End of "Death to America" Chants in Iran?
Iran’s iconic “Death to America” chant appears to be falling out of favor among the country’s powerbrokers.
June 04, 2013
What Iranian Terror Threat?
Contrary to a new U.S. report, 2012 demonstrated both Iran’s limited aims and capability to conduct terrorist attacks.
March 21, 2013
Why the Revolutionary Guards Do Not Run Iran’s Economy
There has long been a consensus among Western pundits that the IRGC controls Iran’s economy. The truth is much messier.
November 23, 2012
Why There Was No U.S.-Iran Drone Crisis
The fact that both sides kept Iran’s attack on a U.S. drone quiet until after the American election could signal hope towards compromise.
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