Dealing with Iran’s Hardliners

Hardliners triumphed in the recent Iranian elections. But the way out of the nuclear impasse remains the same: negotiations.

Misunderstanding Muqtada al-Sadr

Muqtada al-Sadr and his followers are deeply embedded in the political structures of the new Iraqi state, regardless of how Muqtada might currently challenge the legitimacy of that state because of its dependence on U.S. support.