The Man and the Myth

The many faces of Hassan Rouhani

Jul 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 41 • By ALI ALFONEH and REUEL MARC GERECHT



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

A 'Perfect Man' at the U.N.

A 'Perfect Man' at the U.N.

Ahmadinejad’s parallel universe.

Oct 4, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 03

Should Israel Bomb Iran?

Should Israel Bomb Iran?

Better safe than sorry

Jul 26, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 42

Hope and Change in Iraq

Hope and Change in Iraq

The elections show a functioning democracy, if they can keep it.

Mar 22, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 26

The Struggle for Iran

The Struggle for Iran

The Islamic Republic is alive but not well

Feb 22, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 22

Going Rogue

Hosein Ali Montazeri, 1922-2009.

Jan 4, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 16

Unfortunately, Failure Is an Option

Barack Obama faces a choice in Afghanistan. The safe middle ground may be the most treacherous.

Nov 2, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 07

Pashtuns and Pakistanis

A not-so-great game, but one America can't give up.

Sep 21, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 01

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