The standoff between the United States and Iran helps China to build out its energy and trade routes throughout the Middle East.
The moves on the Iraqi gameboard show that when it comes to warfare, military strategy and conflict management, Iran plays chess while the US plays backgammon.
A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring Iran — its people, economy and its military.
What lessons should protest movements learn from the last decade as we move into the 2020s?
A review of seven Mideast conflicts, each one ever more intractable.
The killing of Mr. Soleimani is bound to boost the hardliners in Tehran who are now expected to win next month’s Iranian parliamentary election.
For all of their original home country’s great history and culture, and the beauty of its landscapes, Lebanon remains a destiny of desire for emigrants, but no more.
Trump abandoning the Kurds will damage the U.S. and embolden its foes. It amounts to nothing less than treason.
Why the U.S. must fundamentally change its Middle East policy from false friendships to hard containment.