What Opponents of Sanctions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Get Wrong

April 10 2019

In addition to being responsible for much of the worst domestic repression, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) manages Hizballah and similar terrorist proxies and sends its troops to fight in Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere. On Monday, the White House officially designated the IRGC as a terrorist group—a move, Eli Lake writes, with real consequences:

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More about: Donald Trump, Iran, Iran sanctions, Revolutionary Guard, U.S. Foreign policy

Most Palestinians Want to Cooperate with Israel to Fight the Coronavirus

April 1 2020

Examining recent survey data, David Pollock comments on Palestinian perceptions of the current pandemic:

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More about: Coronavirus, Palestinian public opinion