There are big questions about the viability of the EU in the era of IT dominating technological innovation as well as in an era dominated once again by geopolitics.
A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring Iran — its people, economy and its military.
The convergence of Russian-Turkish interests is likely only of a temporary nature.
China’s refusal to cut back on Iranian oil purchases opens up another frontline with the U.S.
Salvaging the Iranian nuclear deal could come at a cost China may not want to pay.
While shifting energy import patterns enhance China’s clout in the Middle East, it is still struggling to be perceived as a big regional player.
In the Middle East and North Africa, the transition toward equitable economic development and transparent and accountable rule of law will take a very long time.