May 9, 2018
In any future talks on the nuclear program, the United States can’t exclude Iran’s regional behavior from consideration.
May 8, 2018
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Foreign Affairs offer resources and analysis on the significance of the U.S. exit from the Iran nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of …
April 4, 2018
With John Bolton’s appointment as national security adviser, the odds have significantly risen that President Trump will abandon his predecessor’s nuclear deal with Iran. But there’s no need for hyst…
January 2, 2018
But things are likely to get much, much worse before they—eventually—get better.
November 8, 2017
With a bold modernization project, Saudi Arabia is embarking on reforms U.S. policymakers have been urging for decades. The crown prince’s recent crackdown could undermine this crucial effort.
January 10, 2018
CFR's Philip Gordon and Ray Takeyh join James M. Lindsay to discuss political unrest in Iran and the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
May 1, 2017
Iran’s May 19 election will pit Ibrahim Raisi, a hard-line protégé of the supreme leader, against the more centrist incumbent, Hassan Rouhani, in a contest that may hinge on the perceived economic im…
May 25, 2017
The reelection of Iran’s Hassan Rouhani, as well as U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s strong affirmation of ties with Sunni Arab states, sets the stage for an intense new round of competition in the M…
This post is co-authored by Karen Karniol-Tambour, Head of Investment Research at Bridgewater Associates.
Several positive macroeconomic trends suggest that the global economy could finally be in …