Trump may intend to stop U.S. democracy promotion, but inescapable ties between U.S. values and interests and strong views on the topic in Congress and elsewhere point to policy complications ahead.
While already very competitive, the United States and China are not necessarily heading for adversarial relations. The Trump administration has an opportunity to set China policy on a more sustainable course.
The denial of democratic opportunities, the rise of successful violent movements, and the shifting regional and Islamist contexts make it likely that the coming period of Islamist politics will be dominated by non–Muslim Brotherhood organizations.
Although religion has been an inseparable component of post-revolution Iranian diplomacy, Tehran’s behavior has become more sectarian in the last decade. | عربي
Despite India’s impressive economic growth rates in the mid-2000s, the long-term magnitude and sustainability of this progress remains uncertain.