Tag Archives: Iran

The Muslim World’s Struggle to Counter Militancy

The real downsides of Donald Trump’s choice in Saudi Arabia to prioritize commerce at the expense of principle.

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The U.S. Diplomatic Dangles Toward Iran

How the U.S. government constantly cozies up to Saudi Arabia.

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The Battle Over Syria’s Future

The six things that the United States and Russia ought to do with regard to Syria.

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US/Middle East: Power Politics or Amateur Hour?

Assessing the interests and weaknesses of the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East.

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Iran, Trump and Bannon’s War in the Middle East?

For the first time, migration policy is used as an instrument of foreign policy. Delinking migration from foreign policy must be a priority for Trump’s opponents

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Iran’s Surprisingly Strong Geopolitical Hand

While the short-term outlook still looks uncertain for Iran, the larger fundamentals hugely favor it.

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Walking a Tightrope: China Maneuvers Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

The Saudi royals hope to turn China away from Iran during a state visit.

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(Non-) Nuclear Trump: The Ahmadinejad of the West?

Just who is copying whom?

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Tackling Iran: Trump Fuels the Fire

The Trump administration risks fueling sectarianism across the Muslim world.

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Suspicious Iranian Dealings Could Imperil Nuclear Agreement

Will new intelligence undermine Iran’s nuclear pact with the West — even before Donald Trump has a chance to scrap it?

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