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Middle East

New York Times

Thomas Erdbrink is at it again. The New York Times Tehran bureau chief told readers in November that Donald Trump's tough rhetoric had pushed the Iranian people...
Iran students

The current uprising, then, poses a far more potent threat to mullah power than its previous iterations, because nationalism is a far more potent force than liberal-democratic aspiration.

Iran

Slogans have shifted from joblessness and corruption to opposition to the Islamic Republic in toto.

nikki haley

Nikki Haley's diplomatic career is no longer nascent, but her support for the Jewish state, while no longer surprising, is still one of the most...
Jerusalem

Mainstream media outlets like to complain about “fake news” emanating from sources other than themselves, but the mainstream media itself has taken fake news to...
Syria

Just over one year ago, President-elect Donald Trump stood alongside his choice for defense secretary, Gen. James Mattis and outlined his philosophy on what constitutes...
saudi arabia

Writing in these pages last month, I described Muhammad bin Salman's reform agenda in Saudi Arabia as "the real Arab Spring." The 32-year-old Saudi crown...
Jerusalem

The journalistic class is apoplectic over President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But conservatives, including those skeptical of this president, should add...
Jerusalem

That Arab and European leaders are protesting President Trump’s intent to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is no surprise. Nor is it any surprise that...
Jerusalem

As I write, we do not know what might go into President Trump’s planned announcement on Jerusalem. But on at least some of our college...
Iran

North Korea’s demonstration of a ballistic missile capable of reaching most of the United States prompted gloomy commentary in Israel about the failure to halt...
gaza

Observing developments since Hamas and Fatah signed their latest reconciliation deal in October is an object lesson in just how much of the Palestinians’ misery...