The Kremlin’s interests in the region are deep—and it may see an opportunity to gain leverage in the current crisis
As the war in Syria deepens sectarian splits among Muslims, Iran’s choice to send rockets to Gaza is a sign the emperor has no clothes
As Jews around the world commemorate the rescue of Persian Jewry, how do those who live where the story took place mark the day?
In fighting a mutual enemy—Sunni militants—with Tehran’s support, the Obama Administration risks alienating Sunni allies
Beijing proved masterful at enabling Pyongyang to expand its program, and did the same for Pakistan. Now it’s Tehran’s turn.