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Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari is senior writer at Commentary.

Turkey

Bernard Lewis issued a startling prediction in 2010: Iran—the land of scowling ayatollahs and flag burnings—would abandon Islamism by the end of the decade, while...
immigration

At some point over the past two or three years--I'm not sure when exactly--"virtue" became a dirty word on the American right. There's not a...
Southern Poverty Law Center

Few left-wing pressure groups are as vicious and mendacious as the Southern Poverty Law Center. Founded in 1971, the SPLC today mainly exists to smear...

Soon after the Ayatollah Khomeini returned from his Parisian exile in 1979 to seize power in Iran, his domestic opponents began reassuring themselves that the...
Canada

I have never been mistaken for a fan of Justin Trudeau, nor will I ever be so mistaken. On the whole, I agree with Ben...
Al Jazeera

Should Al Jazeera--the broadcast organ of Qatar's pro-Muslim Brotherhood regime--be required to register as a foreign agent in the United States? Alexandra Ellerbeck and Avi...

The Bad Donald Trump—the one who ran a campaign fueled by insult and conspiracy theories and misplaced animosity against American alliances—never went away. He was...
Transgender Bathrooms

The transgender movement expects Americans to deny the most basic truths about bodily sex and human nature, and whether out of fear or apathy, most...
Iran

The full history of the Obama administration’s nuclear dealings with Iran has yet to be written, not least because many of the details remain shrouded...
Masterpiece Cakeshop

After a winter of discontent, social and religious conservatives had reason to cheer on Monday when the Supreme Court ruled for Jack Phillips and his...
Zarif

Javad Zarif was recently caught on video chanting “Death to America!” and "Death to Britain!" and “Death to Israel!” at a rally in Tehran. That...
Italy

Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Sunday barred a coalition of euroskeptic parties from forming a government despite a clear mandate handed down by voters earlier...