While a historic and highly controversial nuclear deal awaits final approval by the US Congress, a debate on its regional and international fallout is raging across the globe. The agreement is indeed a huge gamble. Will it hold? Will it ease Middle East tensions, or will it further destabilize the region?
Oil discoveries can be a curse in countries with sectarian fault lines and a weak rule of law.
Part two in a series exploring the far-ranging impacts of the Iran nuclear deal, this article responds to "A New Balance of Power in the Middle East" and examines what the deal means for Israel.
The Abe government is looking to expanded defense cooperation with Southeast Asian nations as a way to counter China’s growing assertiveness and military clout in the region.
China’s land reclamation moves in the South China Sea may be cause for reproach, but no one will do a thing about Beijing’s island-building program beyond the huff and puff of objection.