Iran and Its Neighbors Iran's leaders have seen their nation as the key regional power in the Middle East. But since the Islamic Revolution, Iran has been consistently unable to fulfill this ambition. NPR examines the country and its relationships with its neighbors.

U.S. Relations with Iran Remain Cool

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Israel Haunted by Nuclear Threat from Iran

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Iran and Syria: An Alliance Shaped by Mutual Foes

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Fearing Iran, Western Nations Look to Saudi Arabia

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Iran's Ambitions Spark Fears in the Muslim World

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