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Muslim Ayatollah Ali Khamenei May Decide Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani’s Fate

Here’s how it works. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is the supreme “guardian jurist” of Shia Islam in Iran, and, according to the Iranian constitution, no political or religious decision can be set in motion there that is contrary to his approval. The buck stops with … Continue reading

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Peace, a Palestinian State, and the Bombing of Iranian Nuclear Facilities: All Netanyahu is Saying is Give Bombs a Chance?

Could the bombing of Iran’s nuclear facilities by Israel lead to peace in the Middle East and the establishment of a Palestinian state? That’s the curious thesis of David Samuels today in Slate. David Samuels sees an Israeli attack on Iran … Continue reading

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