A Middle East Expert Explains Assad's Dangerous Charm, ISIS's Plans, and the Future of the Region
July 09, 2014
A conversation with former Syrian Ambassador Robert Ford.
It's time to reexamine laws about selling UAVs to other countries.
A Q&A with Vali Nasr.
How Bad Can the Iraq Situation Get? An Expert Weighs In.
June 24, 2014
“What if everything that has happened in Iraq since 2003 is just preamble to the main event?”
It all comes down to what the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia decide to do.
There are competing, if not conflicting, interests that limit the nature of a tactical alliance between the countries in dealing with Iraq.
Iran and Saudi Arabia need to set aside their differences to solve this mess.
Will he open his country’s gates for more Western inspired culture, or is he just another “security apparatchik”?
No, we are nowhere near World War III.
Can Russia scuttle the Iran nuclear negotiations—and does it even want to?