Babak Dehghanpisheh on the possible intelligence bonanza not just for Iran but Russia, China, and others.
Babak Dehghanpisheh is the former Beirut bureau chief for Newsweek/The Daily Beast. He covered the Middle East for Newsweek for the past 10 years. During that time he reported on stories ranging from the capture of Saddam Hussein in Iraq to the election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran and the rise of Hizbullah guerrillas in Lebanon. In 2002 he was the lead reporter for “The War Crimes of Afghanistan,” which won a National Headliner Award and was a finalist for the National Magazine Award.
Attacks on the British embassy in Tehran suggest that Iran is once again headed for the diplomatic deep freeze.
Amid a brutal crackdown, rebels are fighting back on their iPhones. By Babak Dehghanpisheh.
The Iraqi government did not receive a tip cited as a reason for a roundup, writes Babak Dehghanpisheh.
Only violence will topple the Syrian regime, a defector exclusively tells Babak Dehghanpisheh.
The dictator is dead, but is the war over in Libya? Babak Dehghanpisheh looks at the lessons learned from Saddam Hussein’s death and warns against celebrating—not until the whole clan is rounded up. Plus, our complete coverage of Gaddafi's death.
The Revolutionary Guard unit behind Iran’s alleged plot to kill the Saudi Arabian ambassador.
Egypt's first real elections are set for November. Will the junta stand down? The military rulers to watch.
Everyone wants to know the state of Tehran’s nukes.
After 26 months, two American hikers are finally free—but their release indicates that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has triumphed politically at home.