Iran and the West have had a turbulent relationship for many decades. The causes and effects are complex.
Chinese purchases of Iranian oil raise tantalizing questions.
Salvaging the Iranian nuclear deal could come at a cost China may not want to pay.
Trump is the worst appeaser since Britain’s Neville Chamberlain. He is weakening the United States, emboldening its enemies and shattering the world order.
Donald Trump’s foreign policy of humiliation is liable to have dire consequences, not least for the interests of the U.S. itself.
The Trump version of the United States has relinquished its leadership. It is Europe’s responsibility to step in.
The Chinese experience in circumventing earlier sanctions will come in handy with Beijing rejecting Trump’s renewed effort to isolate Iran.
In the upcoming Iraqi election, Sunni Muslims may emerge with a sense of being part of Iraq’s political process and future.
Trump’s dreadful mistake of decertifying the JCPOA could have horrifying consequences for the Middle East.