Iran

Republicans Attacked Chuck Hagel for Being Anti-Israel. He Turned Out to Be Its Closest Friend.
November 24, 2014 11:56 AM

The GOP's confirmation war looks even more cynical now.

An 'Iranian Vampire Movie' Is One of the Best Films of the Year
And much more than that label implies
November 19, 2014

And much more than that label implies. 

Jon Stewart's Iranian Drama Only Shines When It Tries to Be Funny
November 13, 2014

The main question Rosewater grapples with is whether Stewart can hack it as a filmmaker. 

This Iranian Photographer is Tired of Explaining Life in Iran
So she captures everyday life to show people instead
October 26, 2014

As an Iranian living in Malaysia, Motlaq finds herself constantly called upon as the token expert about her homeland. “I’ve been out of Iran for ten years,” she says, “and suddenly I’ve become an Iranian who has to answer so many questions about my country.”

A Middle East Expert Explains Assad's Dangerous Charm, ISIS's Plans, and the Future of the Region
An Interview With Robert Ford, the Former Ambasssador to Syria
July 09, 2014

A conversation with former Syrian Ambassador Robert Ford.

Why Is the U.S. So Stingy With Its Drones? It's Costing Us.
It's time to reexamine laws about selling UAVs to other countries
July 02, 2014

It's time to reexamine laws about selling UAVs to other countries.

How Bad Can the Iraq Situation Get? An Expert Weighs In.
An Interview with Thomas E. Ricks
June 24, 2014

“What if everything that has happened in Iraq since 2003 is just preamble to the main event?” 

How Will the Iraq Crisis Turn Out? Here Are a Few Scenarios.
June 19, 2014

It all comes down to what the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia decide to do.

Don't Expect Iran and the U.S. to Solve the Iraq Crisis Together
June 18, 2014

There are competing, if not conflicting, interests that limit the nature of a tactical alliance between the countries in dealing with Iraq. 

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