Published in: openSecurityIran celebrates historic nuclear deal—all eyes now on supreme leader
A quarter-century on from the 'Islamic' revolution, Iran's beleaguered economy and its reformist leader desperately need a deal to end sanctions. But will the ideologically-driven Khamenei allow it?
Published in: openSecurityWhy the fight against Islamic State is not the success we're told it is
Is John Kerry right to be so gung-ho about military successes against Islamic State? Not really—as the fundamental political challenges in Iraq and Syria remain unaddressed.