President Hassan Rouhani is positioning himself to be the next supreme leader — and he isn't going to let U.S. threats to blow up the nuclear deal get in his way.
Alex VatankaAlex Vatanka is a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute. He is the author of the forthcoming book The Making of Iranian Foreign Policy: Contested Ideology, Personal Rivalries and the Domestic Struggle to Define Iran’s Place in the World. Follow him on Twitter at: @AlexVatanka.
With the country's health services decimated by conflict, cholera is raging through the civilian population. Alexandre FaiteAlexandre Faite is the head of delegation for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sanaa, Yemen., Ralph El HageRalph El Hage is regional spokesperson for the Near and Middle East for the International Committee of the Red Cross.