Alex Vatanka is an adjunct scholar at The Middle East Institute.
The risk is high that Iran will be successful in working against U.S. interests if Trump unilaterally renounces the nuclear deal and continues brandishing threats.
Iran's agenda with India is much bigger than just one gas field.
The IRGC has deep ties with Moscow; the Rouhani government isn't so enthusiastic.
They could tear it apart—or work together.
Tehran can't ignore Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Tehran tries, and fails, to expand its sphere of influence.
Every major power now recognizes that the Middle East is no longer a zero-sum game.
We need to keep an eye on Khamenei. He can’t simultaneously be in favor of backing Rouhani’s call for moderation and stick to the old ways of the Islamic Republic.
Could this man steer Iran's oil back to the global market?
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