September 23, 2022Iran
The death of Mahsa Amini has sparked large-scale protests in Iran. But President Raisi’s speech at the UN General Assembly signals that the regime is not likely to soften its stance toward the Irania…
March 14, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Iran has officially supported Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but new complications in talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal signal differences between Moscow and Tehran.
April 12, 2021Middle East and North Africa
Washington and Tehran seem determined to revive the deal that freezes Iran’s nuclear program, despite domestic criticism on both sides and the apparent sabotage of an Iranian facility.
June 22, 2021Middle East and North Africa
Ebrahim Raisi, a staunch regime loyalist, can be expected to follow through on talks to revive the nuclear deal but rebuff attempts to further limit Iran’s weapons programs and regional behavior.
November 30, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh will intensify debate in Tehran over whether to reengage in the nuclear deal with the Biden administration.
January 3, 2020Iran
The U.S. targeted killing of commander Qasem Soleimani marks a further weakening of Iran’s regime in its struggle against the United States and its ability to project influence in the Mideast.