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Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari is senior writer at Commentary.

minimum wage

Chicago, Illinois — Andy has little time to chitchat. There are hundreds of hot towels to sort and fold, and when that’s done, there are yet...
Palestinian

Palestinian Arabs are human beings, which means they are possessed of free will, agency, and the natural capacity to reason like any other people. This...
Iran deal

President Trump announced America’s withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal, triggering a paroxysm of fury among liberals, Never Trumpers, and the keepers of conventional foreign-policy...
Iran

One day in 1891, Nasser Eddin Shah, who ruled Iran for half of the 19th century, woke from a deep slumber in his grand bedchamber...
Ukraine

Donald Trump, the president whom Vladimir Putin supposedly installed in the White House, just dealt a heavy blow to Russia's war effort in Ukraine. The...
Pope Francis

With every minute that passes, the odds of a successful rescue get longer. But there is one long-shot hope left.

Local police have warned social-media users to be careful what they say online about the matter.

A rebuke to the callous judges and experts who would substitute their own judgement for that of parents in matters of life and death. 

Jonathan Greenblatt

When the Anti-Defamation League tapped Jonathan Greenblatt to serve as its CEO in 2015, there were concerns that the Obama White House alumnus would turn...
Rest in Power

As if the peddlers of identity politics hadn’t done enough to poison Western culture in the here and now, they have now set their sights...

Ross Douthat has written perhaps the most important Catholic book in the era of Pope Francis, which began in 2013. To Change the Church is...
Assad

Christian supporters and critics of Trump’s move must apply public moral reasoning informed by the faith’s rich tradition of thinking about war and peace.