Is the glass half-full or half-empty? That is the question with contradictory US human rights policies towards Saudi Arabia and Iran

By James M. Dorsey

A cursory look at Saudi Arabia and Iran suggests that emphasizing human rights in US foreign policy may complicate relations but has little impact on regional stability or the willingness of protagonists to reduce tension…




The geopolitics of the Islamic world and Eurasia

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James M. Dorsey

James M. Dorsey

James is an award-winning journalist covering ethnic and religious conflict. He blogs using soccer as a lens on the Middle East and North Africa's fault lines

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