Middle East

Rumors of War

When tensions are high, intentions are unclear and forces mobilized for battle, the possibility of an accidental incident are high.

The Precarious Persian Gulf

The abduction of British sailors, U.S. military exercises in the Persian Gulf, the unstable price of oil and UN sanctions have made only one thing certain: The crisis in Iran has deepened further since last Friday.

The Next Iranian Elections

With parliamentary and presidential elections slated for the next two years, political posturing in the Islamic Republic provides insight into potential power shifts in Tehran.