United States

After honoring the notorious terrorist leader Hassan Nasrallah, the Islamic Republic’s foreign minister has announced his country’s commitment to . . . combating terrorism.

Jan. 15 2014 12:00AM

By partnering with Iran to fight al-Qaeda, the United States has empowered both Shia and Sunni extremists at the expense of more moderate forces.

Lee Smith
Jan. 9 2014 12:00AM

The Obama administration may be poised to make further concessions to Iran in one-on-one negotiations. The Hollande administration remains committed to blocking them.

John Vinocur
Jan. 7 2014 12:00AM

President Obama’s decision not to take action against Bashar al-Assad has intensified the humanitarian disaster in Syria and diminished the security of the U.S.. . .

Jan. 6 2014 12:00AM

Yesterday’s car bomb in a Hizballah stronghold is only the latest sign of a civil war between Sunnis and Shiites stretching from Baghdad to Beirut—with. . .

Lee Smith
Jan. 3 2014 12:00AM

Of the obstacles stalling negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, most are deeply rooted in mainstream Palestinian political culture, and one is a consequence of. . .

Jan. 3 2014 12:00AM

Solid bipartisan majorities in both houses of Congress, along with the American public, support increased pressure on Iran. Will the Obama administration listen?

Michael Barone
Dec. 26 2013 12:00AM

American analysts are divided on Israel’s ability to take effective military action against Iran’s nuclear program. History shows that Israel’s capabilities are typically underestimated.

Uri Sadot
Dec. 24 2013 12:00AM

 If Iran emerges the victor in the fight for the future of political Islam and regional dominance, American interests will be endangered to an extent. . .

Dec. 20 2013 12:00AM

Even without nuclear weapons, and free of economic sanctions, a resurgent Iran would pose a serious threat to regional stability.

Jay Friedel
Dec. 18 2013 12:00AM

Iran and the West do not even agree on what to call the interim understanding reached in Geneva, let alone how to interpret its terms.

Dec. 13 2013 12:00AM

Iran has a long history of pursuing provocative—and often deadly—policies during ostensible periods of conciliation with the West. This time, Saudi Arabia could be the target.

David Schenker
Dec. 12 2013 12:00AM

Among major nations, only the U.S., Canada, and Australia joined Israel in opposing a UN motion to declare 2014 a year of solidarity with the. . .

Dec. 12 2013 12:00AM

Historically speaking, pacts of mutual advantage involving dictatorships, like the one between the P5+1 nations and Iran, are not worth the paper they’re written on.

Victor Davis Hanson
Dec. 6 2013 12:00AM