The Carnegie Middle East Program will host Iranian journalist Masih Alijenad for a discussion on her recently published memoir and women’s rights in Iran.
Gary Samore of Harvard’s Belfer Center discusses the implications of the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran.
The negative consequences of pulling out of the JCPOA could be diminished by aligning the goals announced by the Trump administration into an operational, strategic agenda.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
While Iran’s positive political transformation may be a worthy goal, the Trump administration’s reckless execution of this strategy could serve to resuscitate an ailing regime.
Washington underestimates the strength of attachment in Paris and Berlin to the current Iran deal, as well as the depth of differences between Europe and the United States on how to stabilize the Middle East.
Its economic future in question, Tehran is looking to maintain and increase its influence in Iraq by investing in schemes and projects linked with loyal paramilitary forces.
Pompeo’s speech laid out demands which Iran will almost certainly reject and the Trump administration lacks the capacity to achieve.
The Trump administration does not have a plan to get Iran to do anything the United States wants. Pompeo’s new strategy to counter Iran’s behavior across the Middle East is just a long wish list of demands.
The chance of war may be much greater than before President Trump made the decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.