The Tyrant’s Wife

As Syria’s first lady stands by her murderous husband, an Iranian activist remembers the Asma al-Assad she met on bike rides for peace

Daybreak: Bibi’s Plans

Plus new inspections and new sanctions, and more in the news

Daybreak: Israel Feeling Iran Attack Safer

Plus Adelson denies making a (poor) investment, and more in the news

Venezuela’s Dispossessed

Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died this week. Will the other half follow?

The Iranian Tipping Point Approaches

A rickety economy and nuclear progress make war more likely

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: Report Reax

Plus P.A. FM admits they don’t have the votes, and more in the news

Sundown: Quartet Lays Out Roadmap

Plus Iranian bagels, the Irvine 11, Clinton vs. Bibi, and more

Sundown: Mahmmy Being Mahmmy

Plus ‘Islamic liberalism,’ Perry fisked, and more

Ahmadinejad May Attend Columbia Event

So it is time to reacquaint ourselves with his avian namesake

Sundown: Turkey Would Run Gaza Blockade

Plus A’jad chides Assad, boo to Dan Snyder, and more

Daybreak: Sinai To Be Remilitarized

Plus A’jad being A’jad, China picks a side, and more in the news

Sundown: A Hot Summer in Sinai

Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, and more

Daybreak: Bibi Proposes Housing Solution

Plus, Abbas declares emergency, Beck goes really tasteless, and more in the news

No Haven

When Yale shuttered its Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism last month, critics saw anti-Israel political correctness. But the project may simply have been a casualty of the university’s global ambitions.

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