Half of the Story on Terrorism

by Paul Pillar via The National Interest The State Department released last week the government’s legislatively mandated annual report on international terrorism. There is no doubt what headline the administration hopes will be taken away from the release of the report,… Continue Reading

Is Iran Escalating the Nuclear Issue?

by Mohammad Ali Shabani Most headlines on Iran’s launch of uranium-related sites on April 9th — its National Day of Nuclear Technology — linked it to the diplomatic deadlock in Kazakhstan. Tehran was regarded as pursuing escalation, perhaps in frustration… Continue Reading