Iran’s Balancing Act: Khamenei’s Strategic Thinking at a Critical Juncture

Full Story >Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, is in a precarious situation.

How Ansar al Islam Gains Popular Support in Burkina Faso

Full Story >The activities of Ansar al Islam, a Salafi-jihadi group in Burkina Faso, shows how permitting instability and conflict to fester for years—as in Mali—allows Salafi-jihadi groups to spread beyond the immediate conflict zone to infect neighboring states.

Iran File: Tehran ups Pressure on Europe Further

Full Story >AEOI will quadruple its low-enriched uranium (LEU) “production capacity.”