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