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  • Mission creep and the Islamic State

    Mission creep and the Islamic State
    Mission creep usually guarantees mission failure. What follows from changing the original goals of the mission is all too evident in the failed U.S. efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now the United States has fallen into that trap with the Islamic State....
  • Review: 'The Republic of Imagination' of Azar Nafisi

    Review: 'The Republic of Imagination' of Azar Nafisi
    In 2003, Azar Nafisi dazzled the world with "Reading Lolita in Tehran." It's the Iran-born author's passionate exploration of literature and intellectual freedom told through the story of brave women who secretly read and discussed American novels in...
  • Top Iranian Film Directors Launch Internet Campaign Pleading For Nuclear Deal

    With the deadline looming for Tehran to reach a nuclear agreement with world powers, six top Iranian film directors have launched an Internet campaign with the tagline "there is no deal that is worse than no deal," marking the strongest public statement...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Allies and adversaries in the Middle East

    Allies and adversaries in the Middle East
    Who are we at war with in the Middle East? At first glance, this seems like a straightforward question with an obvious answer. We are at war with the Islamic State terrorist organization in Iraq and Syria. Moreover, "war" is the exact descriptor to use,...
  • Iran nuclear talks halt without signs of progress

    Iran nuclear talks halt without signs of progress
    Two days of high-level meetings among Iran, the United States and the European Union on Iran's nuclear program ended Monday in the Persian Gulf state of Oman without visible signs of progress. With two weeks remaining before a negotiating deadline,...
  • Obama foolish to write Khamenei

    Obama foolish to write Khamenei
    To make matters regarding the negotiations with Iran over its nuclear and missile program even worse than what was described by Cal Thomas ("U.S. negotiations with Iran are a dangerous farce," Nov. 8), it is now known that President Barack Obama chose...
  • Copy of captured U.S. drone takes first flight, Iran says

    Copy of captured U.S. drone takes first flight, Iran says
    An Iranian copy of a U.S. reconnaissance drone captured in 2011 has taken its first flight, state news agency IRNA reported Monday. In December 2011, Iran said it had captured a U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel reconnaissance drone in eastern Iran that had been...
  • Election setbacks for Obama may embolden foreign adversaries

    Presidents from Harry Truman to Bill Clinton have turned to foreign policy in their final months in office when their domestic agendas have been stymied. For Barack Obama, that overseas pivot may offer little relief. As he landed in Beijing on Monday...
  • Obama urges caution as final push begins on Iran nuclear talks

    President Obama sounded a cautious note Sunday on the outlook for negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, as Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met in Oman to begin a final two-week push to seal a...