Tag Archives: Iran

Annulling the Iran Deal: A Dangerous Strategic Mistake

Trump rendering the Iran deal null and void will irreparably undermine America’s global, moral and political leadership.

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The Saudi Paper Tiger

Far from dominant, Saudi Arabia’s future in the Middle East is that of a second fiddle state.

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Will There Be a Kurdish State?

Terrorism, oil, the crisis in Iraq, the Syrian civil war and geopolitics all weigh against the birth of a new Kurdish state.

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How Trump’s Iran Move Plays Into China’s Hands

The U.S. abandoning the Iran nuclear deal is the height of folly. It aligns Iran with China, and away from Europe.

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The State of Persian Gulf Oil Reserves

How do the region’s large proven reserves stack up in a global context?

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Turkey Cozying Up to Russia and Iran

What does history teach us about the real prospects of closer Turkish relations with Russia and Iran?

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Iran and the Saudi Deflection Campaign

Donald Trump has no idea that the principal source of support, financial and ideological, that Salafist terrorists use has Saudi Arabia written all over it.

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Where Iran, Israel, Russia Stand United

In the Middle East, Iran, Israel and Russia — despite their rivalries — all share one goal: maintaining disunity.

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The Global Dimensions of the Qatar Crisis

The policy of side-stepping the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran is becoming increasingly untenable for non-Arab Muslim nations and China.

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Hitting Qatar, Targeting Iran

Saudi-UAE campaign to isolate Qatar and Iran puts Muslim nations in a bind.

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