Renewal of Turkey-Israel Relations Imminent

by Robert Olson Turkey and Israel will likely normalize diplomatic relations in the next few months or sooner. The media in Turkey and Israel have reported that the two countries will soon exchange ambassadors—the point at which normalization would be… Continue Reading

Keep Expectations of Iran’s New Regional Role Realistic

by Shireen T. Hunter Only a few short weeks ago, Iran was considered the main instigator of all the troubles in the Middle East, the Persian Gulf, and, according to some, even in Latin America. Some in the US and in… Continue Reading