Fifty-three years ago, as a young foreign service officer, I helped ensure that Taipei rather than Beijing continued to represent China in the United Nations Security Council and elsewhere internationally. Since then, I have seen relations between China and
News of the failure of the latest talks between President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, which took place on March 22, risks pushing Lebanon further into political and economic chaos.
After a little more than a month in office, US President Joe Biden ordered a retaliatory strike against Iranian-backed militias based in Syria. The air strikes were a response to alleged attacks by Kataib Hizbullah and Kataib Sayed Al-Shuhada on US targets in Iraq.
It was understood from the beginning that one of US President Joe Biden’s greatest foreign-policy challenges would be a return to the negotiation table with Iran. Mr.
As rumors mount regarding Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s health, the Trump administration continues to pursue actions that are likely to leave behind a complicated reality for the incoming administration.
In 2017, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Egypt cut their ties with Qatar over accusations of the latter’s support for the Muslim Brotherhood, Iran, and terrorist groups in the region.
Faced with renewed US sanctions, increased pressure from regional actors, and a worsening pandemic, the Iranian government insists that the country remains united and has the economic and military capacity to overcome the current challenges. Many remain ske
Israeli commentators have responded positively to news of an official rapprochement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Leaders of Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced an agreement to normalize relations between the two countries.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi traveled this week to Tehran to confer with Iranian officials. Mr. Al-Kadhimi’s first official trip abroad was meant to come on the heels of a visit to Saudi Arabia.