Europe Should Join the U.S. in Stopping Iran’s Nuclear Program

This week, the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is holding one of its five yearly meetings, where, no doubt, it will address a recent report by the agency’s experts detailing Tehran’s refusal to cooperate with inspections. Jacob Nagel and Andrea Sticker comment:

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The War in Yemen Isn’t about Local Grievances, but Iran’s Bid for Regional Dominance

In 2004, a group called Ansar Allah—also known as the Houthis, after the tribe that dominates the movement—launched an insurgency against the government of Yemen, and in 2014 seized the capital city of Sanaa. Since then, a bloody civil war has engulfed the country, with Iran backing the Houthis and Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and (until recently) the U.S. backing their opponents.

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More about: Al Qaeda, Anti-Semitism, Iran, U.S. Foreign policy, Yemen