Paranoid overreactions fuel extremism.
The Islamic Republic doubles down on its regional ambitions.
Is the Middle East ground zero for the next deadly epidemic?
Its long-term goals are out of the question.
They’re watching carefully for any slip-ups.
Normalization was anything but straightforward.
Human-rights violations by the armed opposition can be reduced.
Iraq’s Sunnis are fighting back on their own terms with Hashd al-Watani.
Last year’s deal has made it harder to sign strong nuclear pacts.
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