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Rep. Gerry Connolly
Middle East

How members of Congress can take on Iran hawks

During a recent House hearing, Rep. Gerry Connolly thoroughly dismantled arguments in favor of a more militaristic approach.

Middle East

Iran's Supreme Leader opens space for possible nuclear deal

Since Ayatollah Khamenei holds the final authority in all foreign policy matters, his diplomatic language here provides crucial insights.

Middle East

Iran's 2020 attack on US base underscored maximum pressure folly

Tehran’s response to the Soleimani assassination two years ago provided more evidence of why the nuke deal withdrawal was a total failure.

Middle East

Mass disqualifications set the stage for Iran’s presidential election

With reformists out of the picture, the contest will serve as a mere formality for hardliners.