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Iran’s the Problem

Feb 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23

If You Don’t Understand Our Commitment to Iran, You Don’t Understand Hezbollah

Talking to Matthew Levitt about his new book 'Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God.'

1:19 PM, Feb 13, 2014

john kerry

Kerry Talks Out of School

The White House’s Syria policy is so bad that even the secretary of state is against it—or is he?

3:10 PM, Feb 4, 2014

Aleppo, January 22

Obama’s Fantasy World

Feb 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 20


This Is Syria

1:41 PM, Jan 22, 2014

Saad Hariri

Saad Hariri’s ‘Moderate Awakening’

An exclusive interview with Lebanon’s former prime minister on the eve of the trial against the four Hezbollah members who murdered his father.

12:20 PM, Jan 17, 2014

With Israeli troops outside Beirut in 1982

The Arab Myth of Ariel Sharon

He’s not the author of their woes.

Jan 27, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 19

Ariel Sharon

More on Ariel Sharon

4:23 PM, Jan 14, 2014

Ariel Sharon

Ariel Sharon, 1928-2014

4:01 PM, Jan 11, 2014


Lebanon Succumbs to the Regional Civil War

Bombing in Hezbollah stronghold.

2:18 PM, Jan 2, 2014

iran, nuclear

We’re All Hardliners Now

New legislation shows Congress and American public are united in their distrust of Obama's Iran deal.

4:14 PM, Dec 19, 2013

John Kerry in Geneva


Dec 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 15

Obama in Cairo

Obama at Saban: No Military Strike on Iranian Nuke Facilities

Amid the administration’s tangled web of paradoxes and inconsistencies one message rings clear.

1:15 PM, Dec 9, 2013

Celebrating the deal in Tehran

The Use and Abuse of Sanctions

The Iranian bomb is all that matters.

Dec 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 13

Middle East

Kerry Says 'No Daylight'

But interim deal with Iran puts the White House and its traditional Middle East allies in opposing camps.

2:52 PM, Nov 25, 2013


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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