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March 16, 2015

Human Rights
March 10, 2014. Photo by Dying Regime licensed under CC BY 2.0 / Cropped from original. Kafka in Paradise: Maldives Court Sentences Former President for Terrorism

On March 13, a Maldivian court found Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically elected president of the Maldives, guilty of terrorism and sentenced him to thirteen years in prison. The specific act …

May 20, 2013

Iran
FromTehranWithLove Egypt: From Tehran With Love

As Iran loses ground in Syria, Lebanon, and the Gaza Strip, expect Tehran to try to shore up its ability to influence the Middle East in the most unlikely of places:  Egypt. Over the last few years …