Iran’s region-wide geopolitical project is now imperiled on multiple fronts, including at home.
Lebanon is now entering the seventh week of a socio-economic crisis that has brought the country to the brink of financial collapse. What comes next, nobody can know with any degree of certainty.
New nationwide protests are heaping pressure on the Rouhani regime; but all routes to a political solution remain blocked off.
The seeds of the current crisis were planted during the demise of the Hussein regime.
Faced with resurgent ‘great power’ rivals, the United States must realign its Middle East posture.
Iran’s military strategy calls for asymmetric warfare against a much more powerful foe in the United States, with a focus on increasing the military and economic costs of any potential conflict.
The political process has ground to a halt in one of the most deadlocked democracies in the world. Default or civil war could be next.
Years removed from an extensive renovation and inaugural shipments, what effect is Chabahar port having on regional trade flows?
When can the Saudi Aramco IPO expected to get off the ground?
But geopolitics could get in the way of MBS’ reform program for the Saudi economy.