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  • 'Rosewater' finds Jon Stewart in solidly serious mode

     'Rosewater' finds Jon Stewart in solidly serious mode
    Jon Stewart has made such a career out of mocking the news that it's a bit of a shock to find that "Rosewater," his debut film as a writer-director, is so earnest and straightforward you'd guess it was directed by Dan Rather and not the host of Comedy...
  • The U.S. must strengthen its ballistic missile defenses against Iran

    Columnist Cal Thomas is right when he says that "burnishing a president's legacy is not a sufficient reason to trade away American and Israeli security" ("U.S. negotiations with Iran are a dangerous farce," Nov. 8). A "deal" with Iran that doesn't fully...
  • Think helping against ISIS will get you off terrorist list? Think again

    WASHINGTON The role of Syrian Kurds in the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State has prompted calls for the removal of an affiliated Kurdish guerrilla group from the U.S. blacklist, bringing fresh scrutiny to a terrorist-designation process that some...
  • Beware of Obamacare for the Internet

    Beware of Obamacare for the Internet
    Never before has it been so easy to turn an idea into a business. With a simple Internet connection, some ingenuity and a lot of hard work, anyone today can create a new service or app or start selling products nationwide. In the past, such a person...
  • Iran to draw on sovereign fund to withstand oil price slide

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will draw on its sovereign wealth fund to cope with damage to its economy from plunging global oil prices, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted by the ministry's news agency Shana as saying. "By drawing upon its...
  • Staying the course on Iran and nukes

    To the editor: Ray Takeyh conveys the view that a cagey Iran through the facade of negotiations continues its inexorable march to the bomb against a bumbling America blind to the reality. Rather than inexorable, Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons has...
  • Rosewater: A tale of torture in Iran

    Rosewater: A tale of torture in Iran
    "Rosewater" is the first film directed by Jon Stewart, best known as host of "The Daily Show." Stewart's own screenplay adapts journalist Maziar Bahari's memoir "Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival." In 2009, the...
  • Asian Olympic chief asks for report on jailed Iranian protestor

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Asia's most powerful sports official has asked Iran for a report on the imprisonment of an Iranian-British woman who took part in a demonstration in Tehran against a ban on females attending some men's sporting events. Ghoncheh...
  • Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations

    Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations
    Carol Flatto, chairwoman of the Miami Beach-based South Florida chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel, feels that the shift of power in Congress brought about by last week's election results will significantly impact the Middle East, recast alliances and...
  • Cheaper oil's winners and losers

    The recent drop in world oil prices — from more than $100 a barrel in June to about $80 a barrel now — will benefit the global economy, American consumers and a beleaguered U.S. foreign policy. And there are reasons to think oil could remain...
  • Jon Stewart brings Maziar Bahari's traumatic experience to the big screen in 'Rosewater'

    Jon Stewart brings Maziar Bahari's traumatic experience to the big screen in 'Rosewater'
    Asked how often someone told him, “I don’t think that’s a good idea” while making his first movie, “Rosewater” writer-director Jon Stewart replies with a laugh, “There were probably five a day,” noting...