Before the Revolution Explores the Sheltered Fantasy Lives Led by Israelis in Iran

Dan Shadur talks about his new documentary about life under the Shah, and his parents’ golden years in Tehran

Revolutionary Choices

Are the mass protests toppling regimes across the Middle East closer in spirit to 1979 Iran or 1989 Eastern Europe? Paul Berman, Elliott Abrams, Bruce Riedel, Andrew Tabler, and Brian Katulis consider the region’s future.

Personal Revolution

Iranian, American, Jewish: Reflections on a complicated life

Messaging System

Iran maintains an information-warfare front—it’s called Hezbollah

Daybreak: An Arming for An Arming

Plus Bibi wants a Gaza probe (really), and more in the news

Day 14 in Tehran.

Was it a coup?

Day Twelve in Tehran

Protests, bloodshed, and intransigence

Revolutionary Fever

As a teenager, Roya Hakakian fell hard for the Iranian Revolution. It may have betrayed her, but you never forget your first love.

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