Iran’s Brutal War in Yemen Threatens the Entire Middle East

April 30 2018

During Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s confirmation hearings, Senator Rand Paul voiced objections—shared by a handful of other senators and congressmen—to U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, which is fighting alongside local forces to defeat the Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Irina Tsukerman argues that Paul and likeminded figures in the government and the press have fallen victim to Tehran’s disinformation about a brutal and complex conflict with major strategic implications for the region:

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More about: Iran, Middle East, Politics & Current Affairs, Russia, Saudi Arabia, U.S. Foreign policy, Yemen

Egypt Still Hasn’t Escaped Nasser’s Toxic Legacy

Sept. 30 2020

To mark the 50th anniversary of the death of the Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser, Daniel Pipes reflects on his reign:

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More about: Anti-Zionism, Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser