Ahmadinejad Swaggers at the UN

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And we have Barack Obama to thank for it.

Obama’s Israel Crisis

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America’s enemies get courted, while allies get the squeeze.

Manufacturing Consent in Iran

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On the anniversary of the 1979 Revolution, staged rallies of supporters and a new crackdown on democratic protestors.

Iran Revolution day protests: Islamic Republic now a nuclear state – Mail Online

Iran is now a “nuclear state,” President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced this morning. As Gordon Brown warned that the world's patience is wearing thin, Ahmadinejad told scores of cheering Iranians that the Islamic Republic is capable of producing weapons-grade uranium. He spoke as tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Tehran to mark […]

Exalting Khomeini’s Legacy

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Iran’s leaders try to reignite the cultish reverence for a bloody despot.

The New Israel Fund and the Next War

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The Israeli government has an opportunity to clear the way for any future war to end not only in military victory, but in political victory for Israel as well.

Caroline Glick: The NIF and the next war – Jerusalem Post

A regional war may well be approaching. The actions and statements of Iran and its Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian proxies over the past week or so indicate that this is what Israel’s enemies are gunning for.In preparing for this growing threat, Israel’s leaders need to consider more than just the military challenges it faces. They […]

Iran crackdown a ‘human rights disaster,’ report says – CNN.com

A human rights group is calling on Iran to free protesters detained after the disputed June 12 presidential election, calling the government’s crackdown on its critics a “human rights disaster.” A report released Sunday by New York-based Human Rights Watch details alleged abuses by members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Basij militia and police following widespread […]

Politicization of Middle Eastern Studies – by Brendan Goldman

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On blatant display at Columbia U. Iran conference