Is now the time to abandon hopes of regime change and negotiate with Tehran on issues like its nuclear program and a possible security guarantee? Amitai Etzioni fires the opening salvo in a new debate on Iran policy.
Is war with Iran in America’s best interests? On Thursday, four panelists at an event sponsored by the Nixon Center and the American Conservative Defense Alliance argued for a different stance toward Tehran.
According to Akbar Ahmed, chair of Islamic Studies at American University, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is beginning to lose the support of a previously-loyal institution: the army. Will the rest of the country follow?
Last Thursday, Nixon Center President Dimitri K. Simes discussed his article in the recent issue of The National Interest. He offered both an explanation for the strained interaction, and some answers about where it is headed.
Contrary to what many have said, supporting torture is not part of being a conservative. If continued, White House policies that tolerate it will undermine U.S. credibility, produce bad intelligence and put American soldiers at risk.