On May 9, the State Department imposed new sanctions on four Iranian companies and one individual for providing “goods, tech
Iran’s oil production dropped 17 percent in 2012, according to a new according to a new report by the U.S.
In 2012, Iran’s oil exports dropped to their lowest level since 1986, according to a new report by the U.S.
Iran is facing double-digit inflation, high consumer prices, rising unemployment, and anemic economic growth, according to a ne
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.
On April 11, the U.S.
On April 11, the G8 urged Iran to cooperate with the United Nations on its nuclear program to avoid further isolation.
Iran’s nuclear program has cost more than $100 billion in lost foreign investment and oil revenue, according to a new re
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.