The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
“Treated like a terrorist”: U.S. deports growing number of Iranian students with valid visas from U.S. airports. The Guardianreports on the ongoing mistreatment of Iranian students that are granted visas to come study here and are then barred from entering the country for no apparent reason.
Soleimani’s killing is the apotheosis of American “strategy.” Gil Barndollar observes that assassinating Soleimani is part of an “American “strategy” that, despite decades of effort, thousands of American lives, and trillions of dollars, has achieved next to nothing of worth in the Middle East.”
Hard-line forces in Iran are poised to gain strength. Amir Delshad looks ahead to next month’s parliamentary elections in Iran and expects that hard-liners will emerge victorious.