January 6, 2020Iran
The Trump administration’s killing of an Iranian military commander in Iraq raises questions about its legality under domestic and international law.
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.
October 29, 2019Islamic State
Al-Qaeda could benefit from the death of the Islamic State’s leader, potentially regaining its worldwide reach and influence.
June 24, 2019Turkey
After his party suffered a humiliating loss in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is down but far from out.
April 25, 2019Iran
With significant risks now looming over global energy markets, the United States should be careful not to go too far with oil sanctions.
August 6, 2018Iran
The United States has reactivated sanctions against Iran that could trigger the collapse of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal.