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For progress on Iran, focus on the people

May 5, 2021 Mora Namdar The Hill

More than three months into its tenure, the Biden administration has made Iran the focal point of its Mideast policy, and seems intent on reviving the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, despite that agreement’s numerous flaws.

Countering China’s Global Great Game

April 30, 2021 Michael Sobolik The National Interest

Washington’s instinctual response to compete with the Belt and Road Initiative dollar-for-dollar is a losing proposition that plays into China’s long game. But with an offensive framework, American policymakers could turn the tables and transform the BRI into an albatross for the Communist Party.

How Do You Solve A Problem Like MbS?

April 5, 2021 Dan Harker The National Interest

In dealing with Mohammed bin Salman, the United States faces a familiar choice: continue to work with him or press for his ouster as crown prince.

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