From the mythic princes of Persia to the rogue, anti-American gesturing of the Islamist regime, Iran has long been distant, mysterious, and inaccessible to Americans. Benjamin Brown contextualizes the Islamist Revolution and constructs a portrait of Iran that differs from its belligerent presentation in Western media.
Benjamin Brown examines China’s evolution under Xi Jinping and discusses the threat it potentially poses to Western liberalism.
To effectively champion democratic ideals around the world, Foreign Affairs editor Nick Romanow argues that we must begin by promoting democracy here at home.
Archit Oswal examines China’s impact on Central Asia through its “One Belt, One Road” initiative.