April 5, 2007Peacekeeping
Juan Cole, an expert on Iran, says Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei used the capture of British military personnel “to whip up Iranian nationalistic sentiments” to garner support for his…
March 14, 2013
The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed President Obama’s visit to Israel, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s New Year’s speech, the tenth anniversary of the start of Iraq War, and Chine…
February 3, 2017Tunisia
Reading selections for the weekend of February 3, 2017.
June 24, 2019Turkey
After his party suffered a humiliating loss in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is down but far from out.