On April 19, the State Department’s new human rights report charged that Iran engaged in “egregious” abuses, inc
A new report by top former U.S. officials concludes that sanctions are backfiring.
Iran’s economy has shrunk for the first time in more than twenty years.
The Arab uprisings have deepened ethnic and religious tensions between Sunnis and Shiites in the Middle East, according to a n
Iran’s nuclear program has cost more than $100 billion in lost foreign investment and oil revenue, according to a new re
Iran’s low fertility rate has produced a rapidly aging population, according to a new U.N. report.
The Islamists Are Coming
The Islamists Are Coming, edited by Robin Wright, surveys the rise of Islamist groups in the wake of the Arab Spring. Often lumped together, the more than 50 Islamist parties with millions of followers now constitute a whole new spectrum—separate from either militants or secular parties. They will shape the new order in the world’s most volatile region more than any other political bloc. Yet they have diverse goals and different constituencies. Sometimes they are even rivals.