Iran's supreme leader condemned the two bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon, which killed three people and wounded more than 170
On April 11, the G8 urged Iran to cooperate with the United Nations on its nuclear program to avoid further isolation.
On January 7, President Obama nominated former Senator Chuck Hagel to be the Secretary of Defense during his second term.
On October 9, the United States moved to tighten loopholes in its Iran sanctions.
On Sept. 28, the U.S.
On September 7, Foreign Minister John Baird announced that Canada has closed its embassy in Tehran and expelled Iranian diplomats in Ottawa.
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.