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Pariahs in Tehran

We shouldn't believe all we hear about the success of Obama's Iran strategy. The world needs to put a stranglehold on Tehran.

In the Tunnels of Natanz

The leader of the search for WMD in Iraq says weapons inspections will not stop Iran from going nuclear. The West doesn’t have the capacity or unity to make an effective inspection regime happen.

The Republic and the Rahbar

With all of the hype surrounding Iran’s nuclear program and its incendiary President Ahmadinejad, we have been fooled into believe Tehran is one of our biggest threats.

Xenophobia on the Continent

Anti-Semitism is on the march in Europe. But the European’s new turn toward isolationism goes even further than that.

The Iranian Fallout

As Iran draws frighteningly close to a full-blown nuclear capability, a former weapons inspector gives a hardheaded analysis of Tehran's program.

The Friend of My Enemy

The road to a solution for America’s Iran problem runs through Moscow. How to think about the costs—and benefits.


Playing By Iran's Rules

Iran saw how the Russians played Obama—and they’ll do the same.

Bomb Syria to Intimidate Iran: Recycling a Bad Idea

The hawks are unhappy that Washington and Damascus haven't come to blows.

The Security Council's Iran Nuclear Fumbles

The UNSC has misplayed Iran's nuclear dossier, neglecting some of its tools. Kicking the process back to the IAEA would be wise.


Sliding Toward War With Iran

The danger must be taken seriously.

Predictable Responses to the Baghdad Talks

The West's stbborn refusal to negotiate is prompting Iran to play a nasty version of hardball.

Books & Reviews

Flawed but Still Important

Mearsheimer and Walt should have included more field work in their research. Yet their book still deserves to be read and discussed.

Iran's Atomic Journey

Al J. Venter traces the history of the Iranian nuclear project.

A Nation under Guilt

Two recent histories of Nazi Germany shore up the dyke against the rising flood of "Germany as victim" revisionism.

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April 19, 2014