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Iran Unbowed
Iran Unbowed
Iran’s Supreme Leader Throws a Bag of Wrenches

Are Ayatollah Khamenei’s eleventh-hour demands a sign he won’t take yes for an answer, or that he think he has the U.S. cowed?

Iran Unbowed
State Dept: Iran Still a Leading Terror Sponsor

Iran is mentioned prominently in this year’s state department report on terrorism. What will next year’s show, after Iran’s coming windfall?

Iran Unbowed
Misreading the Mullahs

From Yemen to the Israeli-Syrian border, Iran is setting fires again. Did the Administration misread its intentions as badly as it misread Russia’s?

Iran Unbowed
Ayatollah and Israel Agree: Iran Unhurt by Status Quo

Ayatollah Khamanei has celebrated that the West and its allies have failed to “bring Iran to its knees.” His assessment is shared by an unlikely group: Israel and a host of U.S. Senators.

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brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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