What does Iran want?

As Iranian officials negotiate with world powers in Baghdad, they will seek to advance several of their own goals, while only making modest changes to

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The other eye

This past fall, I spent three weeks traveling across the vast desert terrain of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The desert is powerful and restrained.

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Boo-ye vatan

Two weeks ago, I was asked to go on a mission to Kabul with an international organization. I decided to travel through Tehran to see

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