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Straits of Hormuz

On Iran, U.S. Needs More Clarity

Alan Elsner | Posted 03.20.2012 | World
Alan Elsner

The ongoing campaign of sabotage and targeted killing is clearly having a powerful psychological effect and has slowed the Iranian program. But the question remains whether these tactics, even in combination with the tough sanctions scheduled to take effect in coming weeks, can actually stop it.

'I Certainly Do Not See Iran as a Threat'

David Harris | Posted 03.09.2012 | World
David Harris

Iran has doubtless learned something from two countries in particular. The first is North Korea. The second is Libya.

Gunboat Diplomacy: A Maritime Field Guide to the Straits of Hormuz Crisis

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 03.07.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

In the game of high stakes international chicken with Tehran, the better diplomacy is to turn the chairs and force the ayatollahs to blink first.

Counter-Factual History: McCain Is President and Bono Wins the Nobel Prize

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

"I have to admit that I'm beginning to miss George W. Bush," is the way former Republican Senator "Chuck" Hagel responded when being asked by CNN's Wolf Blitzer to assess the foreign policy record of the administration of Republican President John McCain.