Among the voluminous commentary on the Taliban’s return to power, only a few observed its apparent desire to emulate the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Farhad RezaeiSeptember 21, 2021
A Taliban-led government in Afghanistan is going to be both an opportunity and a strategic threat for Iran.
Farhad RezaeiAugust 23, 2021
Over the past month, tensions have escalated as Iran and the US move closer to military conflict. Here is what you should know about the burgeoning crisis and the reason for the increased animosity between the two nations.
Joe CarterMay 23, 2019
Sanctions and corruption have stunted Iran’s economic growth, and reforms will be difficult because of entrenched interests. This gives American policymakers a crucial diplomatic tool.
Justin RoyAugust 15, 2018
War and religious conflict in the 1600s between Ottomans and Persians still have consequences for politics and beliefs in the Middle East today.
Justin RoySeptember 21, 2017
Berman’s Iran’s Deadly Ambition reveals that the Iranian threat has never emanated from Iran’s nuclear program, but rather from the Iranian regime itself.
Jessica MeyersJuly 8, 2016
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