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...

The best case—maybe even the only good case—for Barack Obama’s Iran deal is the one he’s not making. It’s this: The deal is an experiment. It’s a test of Iran, and one that can quickly be reversed by the U.S. Congress if necessary because it’s not a binding treaty. What I’m saying is the deal could be viewed and marketed as a modest effort, an exercise that’s worth the risk because everyone acknowledges Iran is not yet a full-blown nuclear state. Obama could say that we’ve tried sanctions and they didn’t succeed in slowing down Iran, so we are now going to try ending the sanctions and see if Iran responds to more positive incentives—with the understanding that if Iran’s response proves disappointing rather than encouraging, we will return to doing what we can to cripple the regime or deliver an American military strike to destroy the country’s nuclear sites.

Five jews are sitting on a park bench. “Oy,” says the first. “Oy vey,” says the second. “Oy vey ist mir,” says the third. “Oy a bruch,” says the...

Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini bangs his fists on the table. “Gentlemen, gentlemen!” he says. “If we do nothing else this week, we must conceive at least...

Alberto Nisman was a 51-year-old special prosecutor in Argentina who had spent more than a decade investigating the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center...

Here, then, is where we are. When the world’s most powerful nations began their effort to negotiate away Iran’s nuclear program in 2003, the Islamic...

Here, then, is where we are. When the world’s most powerful nations began their effort to negotiate away Iran’s nuclear program in 2003, the Islamic...