Dissident Akbar Ganji in Tehran, May 30, 2005

Transformational Diplomacy

Can a nuclear deal change Iran?

Jun 8, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 37 • By REUEL MARC GERECHT



John Brennan

The Unchanging CIA

Technology and spies go well together.

Feb 18, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 22

A protestor

Living with Islam

Begin with Western strength and confidence in our principles.

Sep 24, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 02

Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Tehran, 2004

Princeton’s Iranian Agent of Influence

The cautionary tale of Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Sep 10, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 48

 Ali Khamenei

The Most Dangerous Man in the World

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ali Khamenei

Aug 20, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 45

A prisoner is led away

Interrogating Terror

How tough justice keeps us free.

Jul 30, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 43

Photo of Obama speaking to members of the military

Obama’s Way of War

May 14, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 33

Iranian Man in Turban

Negotiations That Matter

Apr 30, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 31

Photo of Ali Khamenei

Drones Are Not Enough

Getting counterterrorism policy wrong.

Feb 6, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 20


Reading IAEA in Tehran

The Iranian regime is proud of its nuclear ­program.

Nov 21, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 10

Statue of Liberty

America vs. Jihadists

States can and will support al Qaeda, unless they continue to fear an American response.

3:21 PM, Sep 7, 2011

Protest poster, March 2011

The Syrian Challenge

This administration never misses an opportunity to miss an opportunity.

Jul 18, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 41

Sad terrorist

Whither Jihad?

Islamic militancy preceded Osama bin Laden. Unfortunately, it will probably outlast him, too.

May 16, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 33



Barack Obama and the Great Arab Revolt.

May 9, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 32

The Wave Continues

The Wave Continues

The people of the Middle East really want to choose their leaders.

Mar 7, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 24

The Egyptian Army and Obama

The Egyptian Army and Obama

The generals in Cairo will now test the ­president’s tolerance for autocracy.

Feb 21, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 22

Democracy in Egypt

Democracy in Egypt

Why the West should welcome a political upheaval in the Middle East

Feb 14, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 21

Dissecting Radical Islam

Dissecting Radical Islam

The importance of Representative Peter King’s hearings

Feb 7, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 20

Fatal Intersection

Fatal Intersection

The marriage of Islamic fundamentalism and European anti-Semitism.

Jan 17, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 17

Diplomatic Illusions

Diplomatic Illusions

Why negotiations with Iran will never work.

Dec 13, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 13

WikiLeaks, Iran, and Obama

WikiLeaks, Iran, and Obama

It’s hardly news that Tehran is up to no good.

Nov 8, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 08

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