The Middle East & Beyond
Madness and Skill
Many people assume Iran’s Supreme Leader does not know what he is doing. It’s a mistake to do so.
The Real Debate
The Iran deal is seriously compromised in several places, and deserves a “no” vote. But anyone who believes the deal deserves the thumbs down in Congress is obligated to specify an alternative policy.
The Real Deal
Torrents of commentary are coming our way on the Iran deal. Take care of whom you trust.
The Waiting Game
Another “deadline” in the Iranian nuclear negotiations has come and gone. Why the delays? What are the Mullahs thinking? For that matter, what is the President thinking?
A Conversation with Mindy Miralia
The Hero in Heroin: A Mother and Son’s Journey on Both Sides of the Veilby Mindy MiraliaBalboa Press, 286 pp., $35.95 TAI: With me now is Mindy Miralia, author of a new book called The Hero in Heroin: A Mother and Son’s Journey on Both Sides of the Veil. Thanks for talking with us at […]
Cops and the Fourth Amendment
President Obama’s announcement today that local police forces in the United States will no longer be able to access certain kinds of military surplus equipment is the best news we’ve heard from the White House in a long time.
Syrian Lies, and an Iranian Surmise
What does the revelation about Syria cheating on its chemical weapons commitments tell us about the Iran negotiations? Plenty—and it isn’t pretty.
As bad as the nuclear negotiations seem, things are actually turning out well—or at least as well as could have been expected in a genuinely terrible and terrifying situation.