The Arab uprisings have deepened ethnic and religious tensions between Sunnis and Shiites in the Middle East, according to a n
Iran is now viewed unfavorably in 14 out of 20 Arab and Muslim countries, according to a new poll by Zogby Research Services.
As part of its Global Attitudes Project, the Pew Research Center surveyed attitudes about Iran among major countries.
The Arab uprisings shattered the conventional military balance between Iran and the United States in the Middle East, a
Anthony H. Cordesman
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.