President-elect Donald Trump may find it difficult to translate his campaign talking points on the Middle East into concrete policies.
While Iran’s foreign policy writ large exists mostly beyond the confines of confessionalism, this much is clear: as Iran’s neighborhood has become more sectarian, so has its behavior.
Iran has some of the world’s largest oil and gas fields and its oil sector is, once again, occupying centre stage in the global media
Enforcing compliance of nuclear rules works when the non-compliant actor changes its objectives and/or military force is viable. In other cases, bargaining is necessary. This makes justice, not compliance, the framework, which has implications.
Trump's proposed heavy handed foreign policy could lead to a rise in radicalization globally.
In an interview, academic and activist Ziad Majed examines the destructive dynamics across the Middle East.
Sada contributors share their take on what the extraordinary election of Donald Trump could mean for a region in turmoil.
The United States can no longer afford to either hype or trivialize the Iranian threat. Washington must focus on confronting and containing Iran when it challenges U.S. core interests and looking to cooperate with Tehran where it benefits those interests.
Carnegie's Karim Sadjadpour argues that the Saudi-Iranian rivalry in the Middle East is becoming increasingly hard-edged.
As sanctions ease on Iran, it hopes to expand its petrochemical exports, putting it in direct competition with Saudi Arabia over emerging markets.