On June 17, president-elect Hassan Rouhani called fo
In two separate statements, the United States called
World leaders issued diverse reactions to the stunning election of Hassan Rouhani to Iran’s presidency.
Hassan Rouhani, the lone reformist candidate, won Iran’s presidential election with 50.7 percent of th
Iranian elections are highly unpredictable due to the number of candidates and short campaigns.
By Garrett Nada and Helia Ighani
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.