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The Short-Lived Russia-Iran Axis

The Short-Lived Russia-Iran Axis

By Michael G. Roskin | (Informed Comment) | - - Russian use of an Iranian airbase led some to see a Russia-Iran axis. They jumped the gun and surmised too much. In…

Now Iran-Kurdish Tensions are Spiking; Why?

By Golnaz Esfandiari | ( RFE/RL) | - - Clashes erupted this month between Kurdish fighters and Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), with each side claiming to have inflicted casualties on…