Iran and a Hard Place Let’s Break a Deal
The Iranians are laying the groundwork for America’s diplomatic isolation if the President declares Iran non-compliant.
Downfall of the Caliphate The Race for the Euphrates
Both the Syrian regime and the U.S.-backed Kurds are poised to capture ISIS’ last major strongholds—and its oil.
Building Bridges Muqtada al-Sadr Visits the UAE
The UAE and Saudi Arabia are trying to outmaneuver Iran politically, but helping to rebuild Iraq might be a path to real influence.