The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
The infinity war. Stephen Wertheim and Samuel Moyn explain how the “United States has slowly slid away from any plausible claim of standing for peace in the world.”
Don’t mistake the exiled pro-Trump opposition with the Green movement. Maysam Behravesh reports on the significant differences between the “fake opposition” focused on regime change and the real opposition inside Iran.
“Maximum pressure” thwarted the effort to contain the IRGC. Loosineh Markarian shows how reneging on the JCPOA undermined Rouhani and strengthened the IRGC.