Iran

The Fall of Beirut

The Fall of Beirut

The effects of the explosion of nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate fertilizer in the port of Beirut, Lebanon on August 4th was not restricted to 170+ deaths and 3,000+ injuries. The explosion’s metaphorical shockwaves may prove to be the death knell of Lebanon’s domestic politics

Art Keller
Art Keller
Hezbollah
How Long Before the Regime Falls in Iran?

How Long Before the Regime Falls in Iran?

The death of Iranian Quds Force commander General Quassem Soleimani has produced some truly bizarre media coverage. Some Western media outlets are framing Soleimani’s death as the loss of a deeply beloved hero, such in this January 7th episode of the New York Times The Daily podcast. The podcast

Art Keller
Art Keller
Ayatollah Khamenei
PODCAST 66: Alireza Nader on the Political Unrest in Iran and the Regime's Brutal Crackdown

PODCAST 66: Alireza Nader on the Political Unrest in Iran and the Regime's Brutal Crackdown

Alireza Nader, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, talks to Jonathan Kay about the recent political protests in Iran and the regime’s brutal response.

Quillette
Quillette
democracy