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Iran

Regardless of how the Obama administration described their nuclear deal with Iran, it increasingly looks like history will judge the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...
turkey

Since last year’s abortive coup attempt in Turkey, the Turkish government has unleashed a massive crackdown on followers of Fethullah Gülen, an exiled theologian who...
iran

Every four years, it’s déjà vu all over again. Pundits, the press, and Iran-watchers indulge in horserace analysis of the Iranian presidential race. Will incumbent...
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...

During the Cold War, both the Soviet Union and Cuba regularly used foreign proxies to fight their battles. When Radek Sikorski became Poland’s Defense Minister...
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...
Qassem Soleimani

The Qods Force is the elite unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps charged with exporting Iran’s revolution. In practical terms, this means terror sponsorship...
Iran

A month ago, news broke that Iran planned to purchase 950 tons of yellowcake from Kazakhstan. Here’s Radio Free Europe, for example: Iran says it has...
niac

The National Iranian American Council (NIAC) has long been sensitive about accusations that it acts as, at best, a de facto lobby for the Islamic...
Iran

The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was supposed to mitigate the threat Iran’s nuclear program posed and thereby, according to the deal’s supporters,...
Iran

Iranian politicians may already be jockeying for the Islamic Republic’s June presidential race, but that election remains a sideshow to the real power in Iran:...
iran

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, took to Twitter earlier this week to castigate Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for propagating what Zarif termed “fake...