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Iran and the West’s Taxi Meter
May 26, 2012

Iran and the West’s Taxi Meter

The West is happy, for now, to let the meter run on negotiations with Tehran. How high a price is Iran’s supreme leader willing to pay?

A Flicker of Optimism on Iran
May 23, 2012

A Flicker of Optimism on Iran

Hardliners in the U.S. and Israel seem to be shifting on Iran’s nuclear program. Is a breakthrough possible in the Baghdad talks?

Past Performance Is No Guide...
May 15, 2012

Past Performance Is No Guide...

Israel undoubtedly has the capacity to surprise. That doesn’t mean an attack on Iran is destined for success.

What Israel Can Teach China
May 13, 2012

What Israel Can Teach China

Despite considerable challenges, Israel has a highly dynamic economy. There are lessons for Chinese students.

Israel’s Reluctant Friend
May 12, 2012

Israel’s Reluctant Friend

Talk of allowing its airstrips to be used in a military strike against Iran thrust Azerbaijan into the spotlight. It doesn’t want to be there.

Israel's Iran Debate Takes New Turn
May 09, 2012

Israel's Iran Debate Takes New Turn

Benjamin Netanyahu’s bellicose rhetoric over Iran has prompted push back from former intelligence chiefs. But a new coalition member is unlikely to help moderate his policy.

Let Iran Save Face
April 21, 2012

Let Iran Save Face

Iran would have less reason to rely on terrorism as a continuation of politics if it could cut deals as an equal.

Why the Right Hated the Iran Talks
April 19, 2012

Why the Right Hated the Iran Talks

The weekend talks on Iran’s nuclear program were hailed by many as progress. But the American right doesn’t see things that way.

Iran Deal Possible, Just Not Now
April 15, 2012

Iran Deal Possible, Just Not Now

With the U.S. in a presidential election year, don’t expect a major breakthrough at the talks that have started on Iran’s nuclear program. But compromise may come next year.

EU Needs Creativity with Iran
April 13, 2012

EU Needs Creativity with Iran

The diplomatic tools for an EU breakthrough on Iran’s nuclear program are there, but creative use is needed.

April 11, 2012

Does East Asia Have an Israel?

North Korea looks set to press ahead with a satellite test. Are any neighbors considering a preemptive strike?

Clinton's Scare Campaign
April 03, 2012

Clinton's Scare Campaign

Hillary Clinton’s visit to the Middle East was aimed at tackling Iran and Syria. But was she too aggressive?

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