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...
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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...
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August 16, 2012 | 2:00 am
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 | 6:58 am
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...
November 10, 2011 | 8:22 am