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March 12 2018 12:01AM

He saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis.

Ginia Bellafante
Sept. 12 2017 12:01AM

Iran’s leaders see negotiations with the West not as a route to rapprochement but as a more advantageous form of conflict. So far, they are winning.

Clifford D. May
Jan. 31 2014 12:00AM

The collapse of sanctions against Iran since the interim deal highlights their weakness as a tool of coercion—especially in the hands of irresolute American leadership.

John R. Bolton
Jan. 29 2014 12:00AM

A sustained campaign of television and radio outreach has taken the edge off China’s unpopularity in the Arab world. Can the U.S. emulate its. . .

Jan. 21 2014 12:00AM

In the fight against Sunni jihadism, the president hopes to turn Iran and its Shiite allies into America’s partners: a breathtakingly ambitious idea, destined to backfire.

Jan. 17 2014 12:00AM

After honoring the notorious terrorist leader Hassan Nasrallah, the Islamic Republic’s foreign minister has announced his country’s commitment to . . . combating terrorism.

Jan. 15 2014 12:00AM

By partnering with Iran to fight al-Qaeda, the United States has empowered both Shia and Sunni extremists at the expense of more moderate forces.

Lee Smith
Jan. 9 2014 12:00AM

The Obama administration may be poised to make further concessions to Iran in one-on-one negotiations. The Hollande administration remains committed to blocking them.

John Vinocur
Jan. 7 2014 12:00AM

President Obama’s decision not to take action against Bashar al-Assad has intensified the humanitarian disaster in Syria and diminished the security of the U.S.. . .

Jan. 6 2014 12:00AM

Yesterday’s car bomb in a Hizballah stronghold is only the latest sign of a civil war between Sunnis and Shiites stretching from Baghdad to Beirut—with. . .

Lee Smith
Jan. 3 2014 12:00AM

Of the obstacles stalling negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, most are deeply rooted in mainstream Palestinian political culture, and one is a consequence of. . .

Jan. 3 2014 12:00AM

Solid bipartisan majorities in both houses of Congress, along with the American public, support increased pressure on Iran. Will the Obama administration listen?

Michael Barone
Dec. 26 2013 12:00AM

American analysts are divided on Israel’s ability to take effective military action against Iran’s nuclear program. History shows that Israel’s capabilities are typically underestimated.

Uri Sadot
Dec. 24 2013 12:00AM