By Killing Qassem Suleimani, the U.S. Stopped Playing by Iran’s Rules

After over six months of escalating attacks on Washington’s allies and assets in the Middle East, Tehran has taken two steps too far: first, attacking a U.S. base in Iraq and killing an American citizen, and then responding to retaliatory airstrikes with an attack on the American embassy in Baghdad. The U.S. counterattack killed the Iranian general Qassem Suleimani and one of his most important Iraqi allies. In doing so, argues Assaf Orion, Washington has threatened the way of war that until now has brought the Islamic Republic so much success:

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More about: Iran, Iraq, U.S. Foreign policy

When Jews, and Jewish Institutions, Give Cover to Anti-Semites

June 22 2021

During the recent round of fighting between Israel and Hamas, a few left-wing members of Congress not only condemned the Jewish state, but repeated libelous claims about “attacks” on al-Aqsa mosque. Worse still, their rhetoric seemed to imply, in classic anti-Semitic fashion, that Israel is not just a particularly problematic country, but one somehow at the root of all the world’s other problems. Seth Mandel writes:

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More about: ADL, Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism, Chuck Schumer, Congress