The Pew Research Center conducted a poll on the U.S. public‘s views on the Middle East in early October.
After six years of international sanctions on Iran’s nuclear program, Western powers claim that their punitive measures are having a signifi
On July 12, the United States announced broad new sanctions on Iranian front companies and banks linked to the proliferation of nuclear and missiles programs.
On June 28, three senior Obama administration officials gave a briefing on the growing impact of international sanctions on Iran and the new U.S.
At a meeting with Iranian nuclear scientists on Feb.
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.