What Trump Means for U.S.-Bahrain Relations

by Jesse Schatz and Giorgio Cafiero Since Bahrain’s “Arab Spring” uprising erupted almost six years ago, Western governments and commentators have both criticized Manama’s crackdown on Shi’ite dissent and expressed cautious optimism about the prospects for reform. In Washington and… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for October 25, 2010: Commentary: Max Boot blogs that, in light of Hamid Karzai’s acknowledgment that he receives $2 million a year from Iran, “the Iranians have attempted similar dollar diplomacy in Iraq, Lebanon,… Continue Reading