Politics

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.

Left-Out Legislature

The new Democratic Congress will find it has only a limited role to play in foreign policy.

Robert J. Lieber

Blair, and Britain, Slips off the Leash

The end of Blair-Bush bonhomie signifies much more than a shift in current geopolitics. The variance between the two world leaders suggests diverging paths of American and Britain of unknowable duration.

Munich Revisited

Russia is back as a major player in the international arena, and President Putin’s speech in Germany served notice to the United States and Europe that it is not going anywhere.

Serbia Votes Westward

A political narrative proved its ascendancy in Serbia’s election last week, reflecting widespread support for European integration and identity. But a series of potentially seismic developments threatens that support.

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