Lee Smith

Senior Editor
Bashar al-Assad and Ali Khamenei in Tehran, 2010

The Deal and the War

Nov 30, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 12 • By LEE SMITH



Gary Locke

Iran as Partner

Obama’s deep game.

Mar 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25

Israeli artillery fire toward targets in Lebanon on  the Israeli-Lebanese border

Friend and Foe in Syria

The enemy of my enemy is my enemy’s enemy.

Mar 2, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 24


'Don’t Authorize Obama’s War'

11:14 AM, Feb 15, 2015

John Kerry and Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif

Beyond Sanctions

Feb 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 21


Hard Times for Hezbollah

Is Iran’s Lebanese client losing its grip?

Feb 2, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 20

So, we meet again: Kerry and Zarif

Caving to Iran

Jan 26, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 19

AP IMAGES / Ismael Francisco / Cubadebate

Obama’s Grand Reset

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16

The New Republic

Don't Cry (Too Much) for The New Republic

A magazine of ideas without ideas.

5:20 PM, Dec 10, 2014

Mark Strand

Mark Strand, 1934-2014

8:01 PM, Nov 29, 2014


A Bad Deal Gets Worse

Dec 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

How long till Iran’s missiles deliver nukes?

Caving to Iran

Nov 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11

iran, nuclear

Understanding the P5+1 Nuclear Negotiations With Iran

The Verification Regime

9:28 AM, Nov 13, 2014

Gus, center, with his four sons (Harold at right)

Another Country

Lee Smith unfolds family history.

Nov 10, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 09


Lee Smith is a senior editor at The Weekly Standard. A senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, Smith is the also author of The Strong Horse: Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations (Doubleday 2010). 

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