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Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari is senior writer at Commentary.

terrorism

At least 22 people were injured after an improvised explosive device detonated aboard a London Underground train on Friday. The crude bomb--apparently contained in a...
samantha power

People who served in the Obama administration are raiding the repositories of Holocaust memory, seeking Syrian absolution. Earlier this month came a Holocaust Museum computational “study”...
israel

In the months after 9/11, George W. Bush warned Americans to prepare for a long twilight conflict. The 16th anniversary of the attacks provides grim...
Russia

It should be a familiar routine by now: Vladimir Putin offers an apparent diplomatic breakthrough in eastern Ukraine. Western negotiators get overexcited; the peace-shuttling commences; an...

Last week's CBS News report on the virtual eradication of Down Syndrome in Iceland shed rare and necessary light on the growing threats to the...
hate speech

Censors are always looking for fresh opportunities to censor. So they relish moments of ideological ferment, antagonism, and intemperateness. At such times, people are more...
Jerry Falwell jr.

How far–how low–do religious leaders end up going when they decide that, in public life, the end justifies any means? Consider the case of Jerry...
Euthanasia

The State Department on Tuesday released its annual International Religious Freedom Report, and the grim upshot was that people of faith face persecution around the...
Donald Trump

It took fewer than 12 hours for Donald Trump to effectively retract his condemnation of the white nationalists behind the weekend bloodshed in Charlottesville, Virginia. Amid...