The Arab uprisings have deepened ethnic and religious tensions between Sunnis and Shiites in the Middle East, according to a n
Iran’s role in the Syrian conflict is “especially pernicious as it helps the Assad regime build sectarian militias,
On March 5, the top U.S.
During her last week as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton made several comments on Iran and unfinished U.S. business.
On August 10, the United States “imposed sanctions on the Syrian state-run oil company Sytrol under the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), as amended by the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Acc
On July 31, the State Department reported that Iran is the world’s “leading” state sponsor of terrorism.
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.