It's a veritable international mystery: How did Washington end up funding its adversaries in Tehran?
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Democracy Lab is celebrating its first anniversary. Here are some of the things we've learned over the past year -- and where we're headed in year two.
Netanyahu's back, and Barack Obama needs to find a way to work with him this time around.
Congratulations, Mr. President. Now it's time to make good on your promise to engage Iran.
Are Iranians really feeling the pinch of U.S. and international sanctions on their economy?
As sanctions bite, some of Iran's leaders are signaling a willingness to come back to the negotiating table.
Touring the Islamic Republic through the one social network it hasn't cracked down on yet.
The triumph of democracy isn't inevitable. It has to be fought for.
Are we all going to die from an Iranian-built, North Korean ICBM?
Not really. Watch what the Kremlin does, not what it says.
FP's Global Thinkers weigh in on the year gone by and what's on the horizon for 2013.
Don't believe the loose talk of Barack Obama exacting vengeance on Benjamin Netanyahu -- the two leaders need each other too much to let old grudges get in the way.
We've heard plenty about what the candidates want to do in office, but the future will be determined by what Tuesday's winner doesn't do.
The Islamic Republic's terror plots may look bumbling today, but what about tomorrow?
The growing insecurity of religious and ethnic minorities is one of the biggest problems arising from the Arab Spring. But much can be done to protect them.
How Barack Obama and Mitt Romney measure up on the seven foreign policy issues that really matter.
The EU's "strong" sanctions on Iran are full of holes, but might they be enough to prevent the U.S. going to war?
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