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18 July 2019 07:31 PM

Trump needs to hold firm on Iran

US President Donald Trump reinserted himself into the Iran nuclear negotiations this week, with decidedly mixed results.

12 February 2019 05:55 PM

Iran’s 40 Years of Isolation

Iran’s adventurous foreign policy has bought influence in the Middle East from Syria to Yemen, but at great cost in lives and treasure

27 October 2018 10:08 PM

U.S. focus in Iraq should be on strengthening economic ties

While Washington and its allies should wish Abdul Mahdi success and give his government all reasonable assistance, they would be wise to focus on strengthening economic, cultural and institutional relationships in Iraq without counting on the new leader’s political fortunes.

10 October 2018 01:20 AM

Iraq’s Promising New Leadership

Iraq’s prime minister-designate, Adel Abdul Mahdi, is the kind of leader the U.S. might have hoped for: experienced, well-respected, and, by the standards of Iraqi politics, above sectarian and ethnic factionalism. Unfortunately, the chances that he can create a government consistent with those values remain slim.