Meet Javid Zarif, the Smiling Face of the Iranian Mullahs

April 2 2015

Iran’s American-educated foreign minister has led its nuclear negotiations with the U.S., and makes himself readily available to journalists. Since his tenure as ambassador to the UN (2002 – 2007), he has presented himself as a moderate, charming, Westernized representative of the Islamic Republic. In fact Zarif is no more moderate than the rest of the regime he serves, but his act has brought him much success. Eli Lake writes:

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More about: George W. Bush, Iran, Iranian nuclear program, John Kerry, Politics & Current Affairs

Last Week’s Peace Agreement Sends a Clear Message to the Palestinians

Sept. 21 2020

Considering the seminal agreement, formally concluded last Tuesday, in which both Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalized their relations with Israel, Douglas Feith writes:

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More about: Bahrain, Donald Trump, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, United Arab Emirates