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Iranian Kurds Return to Arms

In renewing their insurgency against Tehran, Iran's Kurds are helping other separatist movements more than their own. Read more…

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Iran Beefs up Its Air Defenses

Construction on a facility near Tehran coincides with the delivery of new Russian-made systems. Read more…

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Why the Iranian President's Policies May Outlast Him

Even if conservatives successfully block Rouhani's re-election, they may have less luck in stopping his liberal economic agenda. Read more…