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Can the U.S. Flip Iran’s Internet Back On?

Iran’s government effectively shut down the country’s internet to repress a popular protest movement. But how long can that last?

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The Revolt Against Iran

Iran’s plans for regional hegemony depend on being seen as the protector of loyal Shiite Muslims—but those are exactly the people leading mass protests against Iranian domination in Iraq and Lebanon

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If Michael Doran Were on Wall Street, He’d Be a Billionaire

But being right in Washington has a price

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Fighting ISIS, Finding Iran

An excerpt from Seth Frantzman’s forthcoming book, ‘After ISIS: America, Iran and the Struggle for the Middle East’

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A New Strategy to Counter Iran’s Growing Power

Obama’s attempt to make Tehran an ally against ISIS has backfired. Trump needs to ditch that approach to keep Iran in check and prevent an ISIS resurgence.

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Hezbollah’s Deadly Lies

For years, the terrorist organization duped the expert class into believing it was peacefully evolving. Now that many have wised up, new and more dangerous fictions emerge.

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Time for the U.S. to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty in the Golan Heights

Any Israeli withdrawal to the shores of the Kinneret guarantees a structural instability which, sooner or later, will require American military intervention

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Understanding ‘Nofuzophobia’

The roots and legacy of Iranian resentment of the West, part of a weeklong look at 40 years of the revolution

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The First Jew I Met in Iran

Face to face with the challenges of living a double life under the Iranian theocracy

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Arafat and the Ayatollahs

The PLO’s greatest single contribution to the Iranian Revolution was the formation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, but the Palestinian leader’s involvement with Iran didn’t end there

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Writing Her Revolt

In the 40 years after the Iranian Revolution, some women memoirists came to see obedience as the opposite of goodness

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Guard It With Your Life

How Jewish musicians preserved—and are now saving—Persian music

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Unintended Consequences

In an excerpt from a new history of 20th-century Iran, the neglected story of the Jewish revolutionaries who participated in—or adapted to—the sweeping changes of 1979

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A Retrospective on the Iranian Revolution

Introducing Tablet’s week-long series on the 40th anniversary of the Khomeinist revolution in Iran

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Why They Stay

The horror and hope undergirding Jewish life in post-Revolution Iran

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Future War on Parade in Yemen

The nonstate Houthis used an Iranian-model drone to attack the Yemeni military’s top brass in a preview of how the next wars in the Middle East will be fought

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How Iran Blunts U.S. Sanctions

The mullahs have all the time in the world. Donald Trump does not.

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The Curtain Is Falling on Bibi’s Lebanese Belly Dance

What lies beneath seven years of Israeli rhetoric about Iran?

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Standing With Saudi Arabia

How President Donald Trump has been forthright about the actual drivers of American policy in the Middle East

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A Persian Jewish Refugee Who Fled Iran by Airlift Just Became a State Senator in New York

From Tabriz to Albany, Anna Kaplan has arrived as a rising name in politics

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Iran Was Even Closer to Getting a Bomb Than We Thought

Only a couple of months away in 2015, according to a new report

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Thanks in Advance

Episode 158: Iranian political refugee Shay Khatiri on raising $1.2 million for Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, and A.J. Jacobs on his new book about gratitude

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Israel’s New Diplomatic Horizon

A surprise visit by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Oman last month reveals the Jewish state’s shifting foreign policy

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Angela Merkel’s Ugly Romance With the Iranian Regime

Why Germany seeks to increase trade with a murderous theocracy bent on Israel’s destruction

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Israel’s Failure to Support Syrian Rebels

A dispatch from the Golan Heights, where the Jewish state’s confounding political and military policy plays out in the lives of Syrians looking for hope of any kind

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Bibi’s ‘Bismarck’ Speech

In a speech last week Bibi celebrated strength and power, but to what end?

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Putin’s New Rules for the Golan Heights

The idea of a new status quo in which Iran entrenches itself in Syria while Russia positions itself as an honest broker should be a strategic nightmare for Israel

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Thousands Gather in Paris to Protest Iran’s Brutal Regime

‘All we are asking for is to have a representative and democratic government which treats all ethnic and religious groups equally’

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Iran’s Two-Front Strategy

With simmering conflicts on the Golan and in Gaza, Tehran looks to strip Israel of its strategic advantages

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America’s Cash-for-Genocide Program in Syria

Agents of Influence: Obama and his advisers, now seeking to shape his legacy, say they are proud they ditched the ‘Washington playbook’ and decided to stay out of the Sunni-Shia conflict in the Middle East. Only they didn’t. They intervened on behalf of Iran.

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