Russia's aggressive moves in Ukraine create a new East-West divide. But don't expect the tensions to usher in a new cold war. Here's why.
Already, businesses in Iran are pre-positioning themselves for the opportunities that could line up after a possible lifting of sanctions if an agreement is met on its nuclear program.
Both President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry hit positive notes in their messages. But Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei was critical of other elements.
Iran nuclear talks find Russia and the West ostensibly on the same side, Cunningham writes. But Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the retaliatory steps taken by the US and the European Union to isolate Russia will certainly influence the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon says Israel is on its own in facing the threat from Iran. Previously, he opposed a unilateral Israeli strike.