An Iranian Disinformation Campaign Sows Distrust and Anti-Semitism in America

June 14 2021

Since 2016, Americans have been aware of Russia’s use of social media, and its own press and television outlets, to create discord in American politics and undermine trust in institutions. More recently, the Islamic Republic has adopted a similar set of tactics, in which promoting hatred of Jews plays a key part. Brian Bennett writes:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Iran, U.S. Politics

Why a Government Victory in Southwestern Syria Is Bad News for Israel

Sept. 17 2021

Last week, Russia negotiated a ceasefire between the Syrian government and rebel forces in the city of Daraa, where the initial protests that sparked the uprising against Bashar al-Assad began. The agreement ended a 75-day assault on the city, located near the country’s southwestern border, by Russian, Iranian, and Syrian forces. Jonathan Spyer explains the significance of these events:

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More about: Golan Heights, Iran, Israeli Security, Russia, Syrian civil war