Eli Lake

Eli Lake

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Trump's Policy Should Focus on Iran's People

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, like others in Western Europe, is worried once again that Pr

The Iranian Game-Show Host Challenging Iran's Rulers

Seyed Mohammad Hosseini makes for an unlikely revolutionary.

Obama's Alternative Facts on the Iran Nuclear Deal

When the Obama administration sold its Iran nuclear deal to Congress in 2015, one of its primary arg

Trump's Move Frees Palestinians to Focus on Peace?

A year ago, when Donald Trump's transition team first said they intended to move the US Embassy to J

Kushner Is Said to Have Ordered Flynn to Contact Russia

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea Friday for lying to the FBI is alarming

Missile Launch Is Just North Korea's Latest Bait and Switch

There are two ways to understand North Korea's missile test Tuesday after two months without such pr

Muslims Are Often the First Victims of Terrorists

The terror in Egypt on Friday is only the latest grim reminder that Muslims are often the first vict

NSA and the War on Our Privacy

Since the former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden's disclosures began showing up in the Washin

As Iran Holds a Hostage, Britain Forgets Who It’s Dealing With

A good rule of thumb for dealing with Iran is to always remember that the Islamic Republic is not a

Iran and Qaeda: Best of Frenemies

Last month President Donald Trump caused a minor stir in his speech on Iran policy by discussing tha

America's Catastrophic Success Against ISIS

One might expect President Donald Trump to take a victory lap after last week's liberation of Raqqa

Trump's New Policy Will Focus on Iran’s Meddlers

After more than nine months in office, President Donald Trump finally has an Iran policy. Last mo

Trump Evangelizes for American Exceptionalism

If you want to get a sense of the enduring power of American exceptionalism, watch President Donald

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