How will the president decide to value the prospects of the Iran deal against $6 per gallon gasoline? By blaming the Saudis.
The new government wants to work closely with Washington, reduce Israel’s dependence on it, and prepare for military action. Can it have all three?
In the Middle East, Biden is finishing what Obama started. And his top advisers are all on board.
Colin Kahl’s creepy insinuation was debunked last week. The question is why Biden’s Pentagon pick said it in the first place.
Barack Obama’s plan was never about stopping Iran from obtaining a bomb. It was about realigning American interests in the Middle East in order to remake the Democratic Party at home.
Will the new administration revert to the foreign policy of an old one?
What does progressive foreign policy actually accomplish on the ground?
In his new memoir, ‘Undaunted,’ former CIA Director John Brennan offers a self-portrait of a blustering desk jockey with severe anger-management issues
American Jewish groups imagine the former U.S. envoy as a bulwark protecting Israel against Democratic Party radicals—but is that more about hope, or anxiety?
A decade-old Tom Friedman column serves as a Rosetta stone for the elite embrace of China; with comment from Tom Friedman
The ‘moderates’ staffing the Biden administration will move quickly to cement Barack Obama’s foreign policy legacy, starting with its most obvious failures
How would the former vice president approach the Middle East as president, and on whose counsel?
Michael Flynn posed a threat to the former president’s legacy and was made to pay for it
The head-scratching case of Thomas Erdbrink, who apparently upset the Iranian government, and went silent for a year
After repeated attempts to thwart U.S. sanctions aimed at Iran’s nuclear program, Trump’s latest moves have left Berlin with few options
Trump’s is the latest play in a decadeslong game of trying to counter previous ‘peace process’ moves by each new American administration
The Iran deal was never meant to stop Iran from building a bomb—it was supposed to delay it until disaster happened on someone else’s watch
By taking decisive action against Soleimani, Trump showed that Iran’s power is an illusion generated by D.C.’s willingness to look the other way
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