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For those who hadn’t noticed, we’ve been at war since 1979: “Iran’s revolutionary theocratic government has harassed and terrorized the United States and her allies for four decades”

COMMENTARY The End of Obama’s Middle East by Matthew Continetti February 2020 …The full ramifications of killing Soleimani won’t be known for a while. But its effects on Democrats, noninterventionists, and longtime national-security opponents of Trump were clear and immediate. … Continue reading

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“Many wrongly believe the United States has already reached full “maximum pressure” on Iran”

NEW YORK TIMES Trump has an Iran Strategy. This is it. by Richard Goldberg January 24, 2020 President Trump’s strategy to confront Iran is easy to understand: impose maximum pressure to gain maximum leverage ahead of negotiations to dismantle its … Continue reading

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“Neda was among the millions of Iranians of all walks of life who had taken to the streets of Iran to protest the regime representative’s false claims of victory”

GATESTONE Iranian Women Defy the Mullahs; Western Feminists Nowhere in Sight by Giulio Meotti January 19, 2020 In October 1979, in a rare interview with Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the late Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci charged that the veil was symbolic … Continue reading

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“This is not the time for partisan politics. This should be a time for the U.S. Congress to speak with one voice to condemn an Iranian regime that kills its own people”

JNS This is our moment by Sarah N. Stern January 16, 2020 If the Iranian regime feels that the world is not paying attention, then they will get away with many more years of the repression and terror they inflict … Continue reading

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“Just like Trump’s unilateral push to overhaul NAFTA, he’s shown a willingness to tolerate some damage at home in the hope that the damage inflicted on the other parties would be far greater and force them to make concessions”

PROJECT SYNDICATE Is Trump’s Iran Strategy Working? by Mohamed A. El-Erian January 16, 2020 US President Donald Trump’s authorization of the targeted killing of Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Suleimani is, in many ways, similar to his administration’s approach to trade. In … Continue reading

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“The Iran deal was never meant to stop Iran from building a bomb—it was supposed to delay it until disaster happened on someone else’s watch”

BLOOMBERG Trump’s Latest Plan for Iran: Regime Disruption by Eli Lake January 14, 2020 Since President Donald Trump ordered the drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani earlier this month, his administration has argued the attack has two main … Continue reading

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Hillel Neuer: “These courageous Iranian students who refuse to trample the U.S. and Israeli flags represent the hope for a better Middle East”

JERUSALEM POST Iranian protesters refuse to walk on US, Israeli flags by Tzvi Joffre January 12, 2020 As anti-government protests swept Iran in the aftermath of the downing of a Ukrainian plane, students from Tehran avoided walking on massive American … Continue reading

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