The Great Debate

What does the nuclear deal mean for Iran and the region?

By Dina Esfandiary and Amir Handjani
July 16, 2015
Members from Hashid Shaabi hold portraits during a demonstration to show support for Yemen's Shi'ite Houthis and in protest of an air campaign in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition, in Baghdad

Members from Hashid Shaabi hold portraits of lawmaker and paramilitary commander Hadi al-Amiri (C), Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (R) and Iraq’s top Shi’ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani during a demonstration to show support for Yemen’s Shi’ite Houthis and in protest of an air campaign in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition, in Baghdad, March 31, 2015.REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Greece’s Silicon Valley, an economic bright spot, fights to survive crisis

By Tania Karas
July 16, 2015
A pro-Euro protester holds a European Union and a Greek national flag during a rally in front of the parliament building in Athens

A pro-Euro protester holds a European Union and a Greek national flag during a rally in front of the parliament building in Athens, Greece, July 9, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

‘Go Set a Watchman’ shows America just how far it hasn’t come

By Chloe Angyal
July 16, 2015
A woman holds a copy of Harper Lee's book "Go Set a Watchman" before purchasing it inside of a Barnes & Noble store in New York

A woman holds a copy of Harper Lee’s book “Go Set a Watchman” before purchasing it inside of a Barnes & Noble store in New York, July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Israel won’t strike Iran alone, no matter how much it hates the nuclear deal

By Noga Tarnopolsky
July 15, 2015
An Israeli F-16 fighter jet takes off at Ramon air base

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet takes off at Ramon air base in southern Israel during routine training, October 21, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Iran nuclear deal: Why the private sector will decide whether it survives

By Nate Olson
July 15, 2015
A man adjusts signs during the 15th International Oil and Gas Conference  in Tehran

A man adjusts signs during the 15th International Oil and Gas Conference in Tehran, November 1, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz ​

Iran nuclear deal: What happens next around the world

July 14, 2015
A supporter of moderate cleric Hassan Rohani celebrates his victory in Iran's presidential election along a street in Tehran

A supporter of moderate cleric Hassan Rouhani celebrates his victory in Iran’s presidential election along a street in Tehran June 16, 2013. REUTERS/Yalda Moayeri

Pride or Prejudice? What the South can learn from Germany

By Renuka Rayasam
July 14, 2015
The Confederate battle flag is permanently removed from the South Carolina statehouse grounds during a ceremony in Columbia

The Confederate battle flag is permanently removed from the South Carolina statehouse grounds during a ceremony in Columbia, South Carolina July, 10, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

Me, Truman and Harper Lee

By Mark Childress
July 14, 2015
U.S. President George W. Bush awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom in Washington

Novelist Harper Lee soon before President George W. Bush awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the White House, November 5, 2007. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Why the Democratic nomination race won’t be a Clinton coronation

By Bill Schneider
July 14, 2015
Former Senator James Webb (D-VA) holds up a union card as he addresses the International Association of Firefighters delegates at IAFF Presidential Forum

Former Senator James Webb holds up a union card as he addresses the International Association of Firefighters delegates at IAFF Presidential Forum in Washington, March 10, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Why you’ll always lose with drones alone

By David Axe
July 13, 2015
Handout of the Triton unmanned aircraft system completing its first flight from Northrop Grumman manufacturing facility in Palmdale

The Triton unmanned aircraft system completing its first flight from the Northrop Grumman manufacturing facility in Palmdale, California, May 22, 2013. U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman/Alex Evers/Handout via Reuters