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  • Was Hitler’s anti-Semitism different than Khamenei’s?

    September 18, 2015 | 11:07 am

    Adolf Hitler’s anti-Semitism is generally seen as an aspect of his brutally absolutist German nationalism. For the Nazi dictator, the Germanic Aryans reigned supreme, the theory goes, and Jews, Slavs and Gypsies needed to be eradicated to purify this master race.

    However, Yale...

  • Speaking of the mullahs in Iran

    By Gina Nahai

    August 26, 2015 | 3:12 pm

    Before she started to fight mullahs, Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian human rights lawyer of Nobel fame, spent a good deal of time advocating for them. This was in 1978. Only three years earlier, in 1975, she had become the first female judge in Iran, and the first woman president of the...

  • Obama: GOP senators in effective ‘coalition’ with Iran hard-liners

    March 10, 2015 | 12:20 pm

    President Barack Obama said Republican senators who wrote Iran’s leaders to warn them that the United States might not always abide by a nuclear deal were effectively in a coalition with that country’s hard-liners.

    “I think it’s somewhat ironic to see some members of Congress...

  • Bibi to Congress: Don’t be suckers

    By David Suissa

    March 3, 2015 | 12:22 pm

    As I watched from the press gallery in Congress on Tuesday morning as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu let loose with a cry of the heart, one thought kept popping up: If Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei is watching this, he must be very, very happy that he’s not...

  • August 16, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 16, 2012 | 2:00 am


    Are Israel’s Iran Threats Intended to Push the World Into Action?

    Veteran US diplomat Dennis Ross talks to Al Monitor about Israel’s motives in being so public about a possible attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities.

    It is not so much the case that in X number of days...

  • March 16, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 16, 2012 | 6:58 am

    Israel, Iran and the Holocaust’s enduring effect

    Israelis still have a complex response to the Holocaust, evinced by the reaction to Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech on Iran, writes David Landau in Haaretz.

    To judge by the nearly Pavlovian reactions of ridicule and disgust that filled the...

  • Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei warns U.S., Israel on atom site attacks

    November 10, 2011 | 8:22 am

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned the United States and Israel on Thursday not to launch military action against its nuclear sites, saying it would be met with “iron fists,” state television reported.

    Tension over Iran’s nuclear program has increased since Tuesday...