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Smart People May Be More Likely to Fall for Fake News (or Not)

One might suspect scientists of belaboring the obvious with the recent study called “Belief in Fake News Is Associated With Delusionality, Dogmatism, Religious Fundamentalism and Reduced Analytical Thinking.” The conclusion that some people are more gullible than others is the understanding in popul

Iran’s Schizophrenia Heats Up the Debate

As the leadership in Tehran prepares to mark the 40th anniversary of the Khomeinist revolution, a growing number of Iranians are wondering whether the time has come for their country to close that chapter and resume its historic path as a nation-state. The need for Iran to move beyond the Khomein

A Call to Whom It May Concern…to All Arabs

Last October, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement on the strategic importance of the Syrian Golan Heights to Israeli security and the need to end its legal status as an occupied territory and annex it to Israel. In December 2018, a draft-resolution was submitted to the US

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