The Saudi-Iran rivalry for preeminence in the Middle East is more likely to escalate rather than deescalate in the coming years.
The administration needs to come up with a sensible strategy to confront Iran where it challenges core U.S. interests. But playing around with a nuclear agreement is both irresponsible and dangerous.
Pursuing an ambitious mission against Iran, Assad, and the Russians in Syria is dangerous, imprudent, and unnecessary to protect vital U.S. security interests.
A Machiavellian combination of ruthlessness, radicalism, and realism has helped Tehran fill political vacuums created by the Iraq war and Arab uprisings.
Journalist Ali Hashem discusses why Iran aims to secure control over the Syrian-Iraqi border.
The recent terrorist attack in Tehran is evidence that Iran is not immune to the effects of the ongoing regional turmoil.
Iran has just completed a presidential election and Carnegie’s Karim Sadjadpour discusses what may lie ahead.
By forging closer relations with Tehran, Europe could unshackle its foreign policy from the United States.
President Trump delivered harsh criticism of Iran on his recent trip to Saudi Arabia, but the comments may have overlooked recent developments in both Tehran and Washington.
While the differences between Rouhani and Raisi are meaningful, and the competition between them is genuine, four decades of Iranian presidential elections have had little impact on Iran’s major domestic and foreign policies.