Tehran is ready to try to win the world over to its side if a nuclear deal isn’t reached. The West needs to carefully manage the possible fallout from failure.
Many Arab governments are fueling the very extremism they purport to fight and looking for U.S. cover. Washington should play the long game.
Washington’s policy toward Egypt suffers from a persistent underestimation of the negative impact that undemocratic Egyptian politics have on U.S. interests.
The apparent consensus in international aid circles around the value of accountability, transparency, participation, and inclusion remains less solid than enthusiasts wish.