Pakistan’s relationship to the “War on Terror” has been highly ambivalent. On the one hand, Pakistan played a key role in facilitating the U.S.-led intervention in Afghanistan from shortly after 9/11 up to the present. It has permitted the transit of matériel across Pakistani territory to U.S.
Yemen has witnessed many conflicts since the early 1960s. Currently, there is conflict taking place between the Saleh regime and the Houthi rebels in the north. There is also tension between the Saleh regime and southern secessionists.
Following the most recent setback to U.S.
Hostility between Iran on the one hand and the United States, as well as several of its allies (especially Israel), on the other is something that began long before the “War on Terror.” Shortly after the success of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran sought to export its brand of revolution throug
With the release of yet more confidential documents from the WikiLeaks website — containing embarrassing and revealing conversations and communications among various diplomats — it is not surprising that Middle Eastern countries and their leaders find themselves once again at the center of th
If serious disputes arose between Islamic revolutionary actors, America and others might be able to exploit them. But will such serious disputes arise?
Former president of the Middle East Policy Council Chas W. Freeman wrote an op-ed in the New York Times this weekend. The topic was the relationship between Wikileaks and the Iranian regime.