Daybreak: Turkish Trouble

Plus updated intel on Iran, and more in the news

Body Politics

Iran’s birthrate has fallen. Is it because Iranian women have greater opportunity? Or is it a reaction to the Islamist regime?

Rationale

The question policy-makers should focus on isn’t whether Iran would use a nuclear weapon, but how a bomb would embolden an already reckless regime

Daybreak: Iran’s Goat Gotten

Plus Brotherhood pledges to uphold treaty, and more in the news

Purported Deal Illustrates Importance of Syria

Iran is desperate to prop up Assad regime

Daybreak: EU Moves to Boycott Iranian Oil

Plus Erdogan cancer rumors fly, and more in the news

Renderings

Unable to restore a shrine with a prominent Star of David in Iran, a U.S. organization and an Iranian-American architect are reviving the site online

Daybreak: Iran Blusters, Cowers

Plus the Haredim bring up the Holocaust, and more in the news

High Noon: Génocidaire Clears Syria

Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more

Daybreak: Hamas to Join PLO

Plus tension in Lebanon, Iranian provocation, and more in the news

Solidarity

The successful movement to save Soviet Jewry offers some valuable lessons for Iranian Americans seeking democracy in the Islamic Republic

Useful Fiction

Newt Gingrich says the Palestinians are an “invented people.” They are, like many others in the Middle East. It’s a useful myth the U.S. must support.

Sundown: Iran Sanctions, They’re Working

Plus Michael Lerner victimized again, Jacobi Press, and more

What Kim’s Death Means for Proliferation

Is North Korea less likely to help Iranian and Syrian nuclear programs?

Blog Post Sparks Latest Furor, Won’t Be Last

Debating Israel in an election year

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