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Bahrain

Look at any map and the Middle East is a region of straight-line states, a sure sign of the artificiality of borders. Not all states...
Bahrain

Earlier this week, Max Boot, my colleague here at COMMENTARY, argued that the tiny Arab island nation of Bahrain should show more restraint if it...
bahrain

What happens if you make legal protest impossible? In some countries—e.g., Russia and China—you wind up with one-party rule. Those countries have secret police forces...
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The Islamic Republic of Iran has gotten away with murder. Or, more accurately when Iran’s proxy wars in Syria and Yemen are considered, hundreds of...

Nowhere has Iran made greater strides in indigenous military technology than with unmanned aerial vehicles. It flew its first UAV, a crude surveillance drone, over...
Bahrain

There is an unfolding crisis in Bahrain. It began when  the country's government, perhaps with Saudi urging, stripped the citizenship of Isa Qasim, the leading ayatollah...
Iran

By any metric, Iran’s bad behavior has accelerated in the wake of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Iran has pursued arms purchases from...
Iranian terrorism

For anyone who gets out of Bahrain’s airport or the U.S Naval facility on the island, it’s hard not to fall in love with the...
Bahrain unrest

The Kingdom of Bahr­­ain is a lot of things: the smallest Arab country in the Middle East and the only Arab island nation, a vital...

The most surprising response to yesterday’s deadly attack on worshippers at a Jerusalem synagogue came from the Bahraini foreign minister. "It is forbidden to react...

On December 30, Bahraini authorities announced that they had intercepted a ship carrying Iranian explosives and weaponry apparently destined for the Bahraini opposition. According to...

Evelyn Gordon is absolutely correct when she writes that the U.S. romance with Iran “terrifies” our Arab allies, but she hits only the tip of...