Iran Summary – May 2023

Author: Anna Schaftel – JINSA Programs & Outreach Associate May 2023 Summary: Iran continued to provide Russia with drones to be used against Ukraine. Iran executed 142 people last month, and at least 307 people thus far in 2023. Iran-backed

Iran Nuclear Talks Update 6/6

Authors Shay Khatiri – Senior Policy Analyst Negotiations Status: Talking about Talks  Although President Joe Biden declared in December that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was dead, his administration appears to be pursuing a shorter nuclear agreement with

Iran is becoming increasingly aggressive at sea. Its seizures of three international tankers and harassment of a fourth tanker in the last month mark at least the 40th episode of Iranian maritime aggression in two years— aggression that neither the

Erdogan Overcomes Opposition – and Economy – to Prevail in Presidential Runoff

It’s not the economy, stupid – not in Turkey, anyway, where appeals to passion have trumped pocketbook concerns, at least in this election season. The May 28 runoff presidential election ended roughly 52% to 48%, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan