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Middle East

Iran

The International Olympics might be about putting sports above politics, but that sort of brotherhood is something the leadership of the Islamic Republic of Iran...
Iraq

When American journalists and policymakers talk about Iraq, their focus is overwhelmingly on security. Will Iraqi forces mop up the remnants of the Islamic State?...
iran

The 2015 Iran nuclear accord and subsequent side deals struck by the Obama administration to ransom U.S. hostages held by Iran disproportionately enriched the Islamic...
Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Israel — Fifty years ago, not long after the Six-Day War had concluded, my grandfather began the Jewish fast of Tisha B’av by reading...
Iran

More than two years after Secretary of State John Kerry and his European Union counterpart Federica Mogherini acquiesced to the last Iranian demands and signed...
Syria

Last week, I wrote about one of the troublesome byproducts of the Trump-Putin summit in Hamburg: a ceasefire in southwestern Syria that Israel worries will...
f-35

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the newest generation air platform for the U.S. Air Force, Navy, and Marines. Lockheed-Martin, which builds the F-35, describes...
trump

Until now, the notion that Donald Trump was providing Russia and Vladimir Putin with concessions at the expense of U.S. interests was poorly supported. That...
Iran

On July 16, 2017, Iranian Judiciary spokesman Gholamhosein Mohseni Ejehi announced that Iran had sentenced an American to ten years in prison for alleged espionage....
syria

Eric Edelman--a former undersecretary of defense in the Bush administration, an aide to Vice President Cheney, and one of the most respected foreign policy hands...
Israel

Following Monday’s leadership primary for Israel’s main moderate-left party, much has been written about the outcome and its implications for the party. What I found...
Iran nuclear deal

At both The Weekly Standard and the Jerusalem Post, the Foundation for Defense of Democracy’s Benjamin Weinthal exposes German intelligence reports that suggest that the...