The enlightened-benighted paradoxes of the Shia state have deep roots, and relations with Jews are at a historical nadir
Israeli MK Yair Lapid blames Benjamin Netanyahu for the Jewish State’s failure to have any influence on the Iran deal and for the lack of progress in solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The Israeli leader’s diplomatic efforts to stop a nuclear deal with Iran have proven a dismal failure
Israel came to Iran’s rescue decades ago—and might again be the Islamic republic’s best hope for avoiding catastrophe
Contrary to the message of an unusual PR campaign for the new film ‘Atomic Falafel.’
In the fight over sanctions and the nuclear deal, how did the supposedly all-powerful pro-Israel lobby lose to the slick operatives of the National Iranian American Council?
A report from the first journalist from a pro-Israel, Jewish-American newspaper to be granted a visa into the Islamic Republic, is a whitewash that includes the myth of a ‘moderate’ Rouhani
From social media-based propaganda to Stuxnet-style attacks, here’s what to watch for in America’s engagement with the Islamic State and others
Why the Iranian president faces a severe test from powerful hardline conservatives inside the Islamic Republic—and why the moderates may lose
Over the years of negotiation, concession after concession from the West
The argument over the nuclear deal pits Israel’s paranoid essentialism against Obama’s reformist belief in the possibility of change
Tehran University political scientist Sadegh Zibakalam dares to publicly oppose his regime’s foreign policy
‘I normally am pretty tolerant to people who ask questions, but I’m not to your assumption.’
The nuclear age began 70 years ago today
Read our coverage leading up the accord, which President Obama says is ‘built on verification’
Would the Islamic Republic’s leaders really drop everything in pursuit of the apocalyptic goal of Jewish annihilation?
The fantasy is that sanctions halt economies. The reality is that enforcement requires tedious bookkeeping, painstaking forensic work, and the ability to stay a step ahead of experienced middlemen.
As Iran negotiates its nuclear deal, a look back at decades of debate by rabbis, politicians, and philosophers about the ethics of atomic warfare
New reality for an old phenomenon: How Obama and Israel changed the stakes of Jewish power
The State Department cut funding to NGO that cultivates moderate Shiite voices in opposition to Hezbollah
Why the idea that economic and social pressure can keep Hezbollah in check is deeply flawed
‘Improved’ virus found in computers at three European hotels where negotiations were held
Does the president understand the depths—and destructive implications—of the ayatollahs’ radical views on Jews?
Holocaust-denying rhetoric masks Nazi-like fantasies
A visit to Gaza City, for the latest from Hamas, Fatah, Benjamin Netanyahu—and Marine Le Pen
Maryam Faghihimani shares how she learned to look past ‘black holes of pasts,’ befriend Jews
Most students don’t even know who Thomas Pickering is
What he said, what they said, and what America is now saying to the world about exterminationist anti-Semitism
Why did Obama send a lowly vice-presidential adviser to inform American Jewish leadership about his Iran deal?
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