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Why Iran Could Launch a Limited Attack

The U.S. is crushing them any way it can. Don't expect them to respond the way John Bolton wants.
John Allen Gay June 17, 2019

America Loses Big as Trump Jettisons the Nuclear Deal

The agreement had been working better than ever. Now Tehran stands only to benefit.
John Allen Gay May 8, 2018

Three Days That Will Change Iran Forever

The recent protests offer hope—and much uncertainty. Here's what to watch for as the unrest continues.
John Allen Gay December 31, 2017

With Iran, Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ in Question

Even his national security team is skeptical of scrapping nuke agreement.
John Allen Gay October 6, 2017

Don’t Pursue Primacy in Syria

It’s unclear that an active U.S. leadership role in the region would work. The dangers, meanwhile, are crystal clear.
John Allen Gay March 20, 2017

Umberto Eco’s Lessons on Ur-Fascism

The late Italian philosopher and novelist can help us understand the politics of Trump and Bernie.
John Allen Gay February 25, 2016

White Messiah Complex

Why do liberal interventionists think the Third World needs them?
John Allen Gay August 6, 2014