On Iran, Obama’s bigger challenge is with his allies (Commentary)
Mark Leonard - 21 October 2013
There is a tantalising prospect that the Iranian regime could become a partner to the US, rather than a rival. But when it comes to the Middle East, Obama’s thorniest problems come not from his enemies, but from his friends.
Syria: the view from Iran (Commentary)
Jubin Goodarzi - 15 June 2013
Seven takeaways from the Gaza ceasefire (Commentary)
Daniel Levy - 23 November 2012
Did Israel's "Operation Pillar of Defense" change the politics of the Middle East? Who are the winners and losers of the Gaza conflict - and what's next after the Israel-Hamas ceasefire?
by Mark Leonard - 15th November, 2012
Morsi goes to Tehran, and Egypt gets its mojo back (Commentary)
Issandr El Amrani - 10 September 2012
Cairo and Tehran are talking to each other: Iran because it is increasingly isolated, Egypt because it is attempting to reclaim the mantle of regional leadership. Is this an example of Egypt's new foreign policy under Mr Morsi?
Iran nuclear talks succeed just by continuing (Commentary)
Daniel Levy - 01 June 2012
The best outcome for E3+3 negotiations is a partial enrichment freeze. Short of that, more talks will at least avert military action.
by Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 10th April, 2018
France sees the MENA region as a state for foreign policy and great power politics and an opportunity to shape global politics and punch above its weight.
by Ellie Geranmayeh - 25th October, 2017
Europe must salvage the nuclear deal with Iran and step-up robust diplomacy with Teran on regional issues.
Joint military operations in Syria have brought Russia and Iran relations closer than at any point since World War II.