There are signs that the U.S. foreign and military policy that marked the post-9/11 era may be winding down.
For more than 70 years, Americans have largely ignored the effects of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Now it’s time for debate about making future policy part of our conversations.
The new alliance against Iran has had no successes at all. If anything, in the last year Iran's hand has been strengthened in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.
The incoming Trump administration is riven by a profound division between those determined to avoid deep entanglements in the Middle East—such as the president-elect himself—and many he is putting in key positions, who want to overthrow the Islamic Republic of Iran.