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Could a reformist actually win the Iranian presidential election?
Middle East

Could a reformist actually win the Iranian presidential election?

There is one moderate among a parade of hardliners contending to replace the late Ebrahim Raisi

The IAEA is readying to censure Iran. It shouldn't.
Middle East

The IAEA is readying to censure Iran. It shouldn't.

Tehran deserves to be admonished over its nuclear activities, but doing so now would be a strategic misstep

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Middle East

Raisi’s death throws a wrench into internal Iranian politics

This could destabilize Iran further and complicate the showdown for electing the next supreme leader

Biden had a chance to undo Trump's mistakes. He dropped the ball.
Middle East

Biden had a chance to undo Trump's mistakes. He dropped the ball.

He squandered the chance to re-enter the Iran nuclear deal, and instead doubled-down.

Killing the Iran nuclear deal was one of Trump's biggest failures
Middle East

Killing the Iran nuclear deal was one of Trump's biggest failures

Six years after the US withdrew from the JCPOA, prospects for its resurrection are dim and Tehran is closer than ever to a bomb

TikTok investor Jeff Yass wants to shape US foreign policy too
Washington Politics

TikTok investor Jeff Yass wants to shape US foreign policy too

The GOP mega-donor has been quietly sending millions to anti-Muslim orgs and hawkish pro-Israel groups