Iran and Russia Are Growing Closer

While there are many issues about which Tehran and Moscow don’t see eye to eye, Bat Chen Feldman and Daniel Rakov argue that the two governments have grown closer over the past year. The Kremlin is likely selling weapons and other military technology to the Islamic Republic, and both have invested a great deal of effort in keeping Bashar al-Assad in power in Syria. But their relationship goes even further:

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More about: Hizballah, Iran, Israeli Security, Russia

The UK’s Ban on Hamas Is a Belated Step in the Right Direction

Nov. 29 2021

Twenty years after Britain outlawed Hamas’s military wing, the home secretary, Priti Patel, has decided to proscribe the entire organization. Stephen Daisley applauds this decision, but observes that London does not yet seem to recognize the dangers of what Hamas represents:

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More about: Hamas, Palestinian Authority, Palestinian terror, United Kingdom