Middle East

Several factors contribute to or inhibit the “contagiousness” of regional conflict and irregular warfare, whether conducted at the interstate,

This paper examines the origins of political violence in Iraq.

As the Middle East goes through one of its most historic, yet painful episodes, the fate of the region’s Kurds have drawn substantial interest.

Indiscriminate killing, chemical warfare, the rise of extremists, and the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II make it easy to overlook

Until recently, Iran has been economically isolated by way of sanctions, preempting investment opportunities with states allied with the United

While a traditional structural realist approach will conclude that the Iranian nuclear is deal disadvantageous to the relative power position of th

Letters and secret messages have played a key role in diplomatic history, and while their use in US-Iran relations may seem a quaint throwback, the