May 8, 2018
President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran deal jeopardizes the unprecedented visibility international inspectors now have into Iran’s nuclear program.
October 10, 2018
The United States has long accepted refugees from around the world, but President Trump’s sharp cuts to refugee resettlement have sparked debate over the program’s national security implications.
September 24, 2018
The UN General Assembly hosts a much-watched high-level debate of world leaders each year but has struggled to make its work more substantive. The seventy-third session will likely be dominated by is…
July 15, 2015
U.S. and international sanctions have battered the Iranian economy and brought Tehran to negotiate over its nuclear program. Lifting them is central to a deal but will be a complex process.
July 5, 2018
NATO is girding up for what some believe is a new Cold War with Russia, but President Trump’s criticism of longtime allies has unsettled the twenty-nine-member bloc.
July 2, 2018
Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Congress for years, moving controversial policy decisions into the executive and judicial branches of government.
June 6, 2018
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.
June 14, 2013
Conceived as principal defenders of the 1979 Islamic revolution, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps has evolved into a vast institution with political, economic, and military power.
June 4, 2013
Global monitors say Iran’s human rights situation is poor and unlikely to improve amid a climate of political uncertainty and growing external pressures. But activists urge continued international sc…
October 13, 2011
The U.S. government designates Iran as the "most active state sponsor of terrorism," which feeds concerns about Iran’s growing nuclear program.