Jimmy Carter All Over Again

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As Carter helped usher in Khomeini in Iran, Obama is facilitating an Islamist takeover of Egypt.

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Hanging Israel Out to Dry

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Obama turns his back on the only safe-haven of freedom in the Middle East.

Iranians’ Cry for Freedom – by Lisa Daftari

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Daring Iranians continue to take to the streets.

The Peoples’ Revolt in Iran – WSJ.com

The foundation stones of Iran’s Islamic Republic were shaken again yesterday, showing that the largest antigovernment movement in its 30 years may be one of the biggest stories of next year as well. Now imagine the possibilities if the Obama Administration began to support Iran’s democrats.The perseverance of the so-called Green Movement is something to […]

Politicization of Middle Eastern Studies – by Brendan Goldman

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On blatant display at Columbia U. Iran conference

Abbas Milani: The Great Satan Myth, The New Republic

The Iranian regime has never found itself more vulnerable. And, with this vulnerability, it has never leaned more heavily on its own narrative of history. This narrative, of course, has a central antagonist, a character conjured as the “Great Satan.” As this Koranic moniker implies, the Islamic Republic ascribes supernatural qualities to its adversary: From […]

Joel Beinin Whines about Israeli Airport’s “Harassment” – by Steven Plaut

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Why might a recent visitor of Israel’s enemies be detained when entering Israel?