Iran in Iraq: Saudi Arabia Still Worried

by Thomas W. Lippman Prince Saud al-Faisal has been foreign minister of Saudi Arabia for 40 years. He doesn’t make rookie mistakes. When he says something in public, he means what he says. That’s why it’s worth scrutinizing his comments… Continue Reading  

As US Shuns Iran in Fight Against ISIS, History Repeats

by Esfandyar Batmanghelidj Last week epitomized the highs and lows of hoping for an improvement in US-Iran relations. A BBC report on Sept. 5 that Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei had approved Iranian cooperation with the US military in the… Continue Reading