While Iran Kills Its Own, Europe Tries to Bail Out the Regime

European governments pride themselves on being defenders of human rights, especially when Israel’s imagined violations of those rights are involved, but they have showed themselves to be indifferent to events in the Islamic Republic, where police have killed some 200 protestors in recent weeks. Instead, writes Eli Lake, Europe wants to extend Tehran an economic lifeline:

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More about: Europe, Human Rights, Iran, Iran sanctions

The U.S., Israel, and Their Arab Partners Should Work Together to Create the Next Generation of Defensive Weapons

Jan. 18 2021

Last month, Jerusalem and Washington announced the successful testing of jointly developed systems of high-tech devices for knocking incoming rockets and missiles out of the air. This technology, writes Michael Knights, is not only of strategic importance to both countries, but they can be of use to the Gulf states, which also are under the growing threat of Iranian missile attacks. Further improvements are necessary, and the Abraham Accords may be the best tool for advancing them:

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More about: Abraham Accords, Iron Dome, Israeli Security, Israeli technology, U.S. Security, US-Israel relations