Reaching Nuclear Threshold, Iran May Be Ready for Pause

Perhaps its nuclear capability, and not so much sanctions, brought Iran to the negotiating table
Arch Roberts
April 10, 2014

Shale Gas Helps Fracture US-Saudi Ties

Saudi Arabia is vexed at shifting balance of power as the US transforms into its competitor
Joergen Oerstroem Moeller
April 1, 2014

Turkey: Erdoğan Faces Twittering Opposition

Opposition’s use of social media tarnishes Erdoğan government, but short-term change is unlikely
Anna Beth Keim
March 26, 2014

WMD Risks in Civil War: What Syria Can Teach

The US, ill-prepared on Syria’s use of chemical weapons, must plan for strife in Pakistan, North Korea
Bennett Ramberg
January 23, 2014

Will the Iran Nuclear Deal Thrive or Wither?

The world has a narrow window of opportunity for a deal on Iran’s nuclear research
Dilip Hiro
January 21, 2014

Iran Approaches a “Gorbachev Moment”

US-Iranian interim accord could offer a transformative moment for the Middle East
Robert A. Manning
November 26, 2013


Yemen Isn’t Just a Proxy War Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

The United Nations has announced a 72-hour ceasefire
Laura Kasinof
October 18, 2016

Battle for Aleppo: How Syria Became the New Global War

Syria is out of control, yet no major player supports partition
Riham Alkousaa, Benjamin Bidder, Christian Neef, Maximilian Popp, Gordon Repinski, Christoph Reuter, Mathieu von Rohr, Samiha Shafy and Holger Stark
October 12, 2016

Saudi Arabia and Terrorism Today

Saudis move slowly to contain internal extremism
Daniel L. Byman
October 7, 2016

US to Russia: Stop Aleppo Assault or Syria Talks End

Russia and Syria are accused of committing war crimes
September 30, 2016

Congress Overrides Obama on Bill Allowing 9/11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia

US officials anticipate unintended consequences
Joe Gould
September 30, 2016