The Islamic Republic faces unique pressures but also pioneered responses.
How the nuclear program controversy and deal opened West Asia to Beijing.
Building a relationship with Iran is valuable for India. Will Pakistan try too?
Obama opened lines of communications to Iran, but political pressures in Washington prevent a more substantive shift in relations.
Memories of student activism in a changing New York neighborhood.
Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif has a vision.
A President who ended the curious U.S. practice of turning natural allies into mortal enemies.
Iran is likely the world’s second-most prolific user of the death penalty.
From small island nations to the Middle East’s major powers, water stress is a severe challenge for many countries.