Stories about iran

Russia sees through Trump’s Iran bluster, but has Middle East problems of its own

By trying to isolate Russia and Iran, the US is only isolating itself.

Foreign Correspondent: Live, from Moscow

A Russian TV host shares thoughts on Iran, Syria, the United States, and Putin.

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.

Bernie and Biden: A foreign policy analysis

Two of the leading Democratic presidential contenders have spent decades in DC. Here's a look at their records on war, interventionism, and other key issues.

From Gorbachev to ‘Red Joan’: SFFILM Fest gets geopolitical

Our Foreign Correspondent reviews films dealing with nuclear secrets, Perestroika, Syrian refugees, Afghan cinema under Communist rule, and more.

What’s really going on in Kashmir?

The geopolitics behind the recent military attacks from India and Pakistan

How the war in Yemen could end — in a matter of days

Enforcing an obscure US law 'would affect their ability to fight immediately.'

Venezuela: Democratic uprising or US coup?

Trump is strangling the country while US oil companies envision big profits.

Does Cuba censor the Internet? Think again

Despite US rules that have made phones and connections expensive, many Cubans have free access to global media.

Ficks’ Picks: Best Movies of 2018

From 'You were Never Really Here' and 'Life and Nothing More' to 'Street Meat' and 'Never Never Land,' our festival critic picks his faves.