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Iran's Defiant Dare = Crunch Time for Obama

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Biting economic sanctions -- the type that hit at the very economic and financial heart of the regime and not the Iranian people -- must be aggressively pursued and carefully constructed.

From Hitler to Ahmadinejad: CEOs You Can Rely On

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

My colleague wrote to hundreds of companies we exposed empowering Saddam Hussein with dual-usage technology, to see if anything had changed in their corporate behavior over the past decade.

The Guardian: Ahmadinejad Not Jewish, Family Didn't Convert

The Huffington Post | T.J. Ortenzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Just a couple weeks ago, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took to the podium inside the U.N.'s grand hall and suggested that there was a worldwid...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian President, Seeks New Legitimacy In Visit To Brazil

ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BRASILIA, Brazil; Engaging, not isolating Iran is the way to push for peace and stability in the Middle East, said Brazilian President Luis Inaci...

Leaked Ahmadinejad Diary Proves Iran Prez Is Jewish

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

I attended Camp Havanagila, a Zionist summer camp in the Catskill Mountains, when I was young, and so, it seems, did Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

EBay Listen Up: Who Do You Stand With: The Victims of Genocide or Those Who Celebrate Its Perpetrators?

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Without a doubt, eBay occupies prime virtual real estate in our digital malls. Out in the real world, malls do not allow the KKK and neo-Nazis to rent space and pedal hate.

Halloween: HuffPost's Guide To Dressing As A World Leader (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Halloween is rapidly approaching. Still don't have a costume idea? How about dressing as a world leader! We have put together a handy guide for how ...

Abdurrahman Wahid: The Blind Man With 20/20 Vision

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

A devout and scholarly Muslim, President Wahid showed the courage to lift restrictions on Chinese culture, promote Christian-Muslim dialogue, and even advocate normalizing relations with Israel.

12 Ways the World Could End in 2012 (Doug's Dozen #18)

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

A big disaster movie is inspired by a centuries-old Mayan prediction. Should we worry? There are a lot of ways planet Earth could end it all...

Hugo Chavez Jokes About Nuclear Bomb For Iran On Live TV

The Guardian | James Sturcke | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Telling somewhat less than tasteful jokes about weapons of mass destruction has been an occasional pastime of a number of senior US Republican politic...

How to Help the Three American "Hikers" Come Home Soon

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Omid Memarian

The Iranian government has announced that they will try the three American citizens who strayed into Iran in late July. How can the U.S. help free them?

Leave Punishing Iran to Iranians

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

It's clear that Iran's strongest adversary today remains within its own borders. The current Iranian regime has far more to fear from its own people than it does from any foreign powers.

Iran Accuses West Of Instigating Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian security forces made a wave of new arrests Tuesday, including Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi's sister and a relative of...

Ahmadinejad: Capitalism Is dead | Scott Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Istanbul, Turkey - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought to bolster the Islamic Republic's regional standing at an economic summit for Muslim le...

Daily Telegraph: Ahmadinejad Has Jewish Roots

The Daily Telegraph | By Damien McElroy and Ahmad Vahdat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A photograph of the Iranian president holding up his identity card during elections in March 2008 clearly shows his family has Jewish roots....

Time To Talk To Iran Is Now: Analysis

CFR | Greg Bruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Greg Bruno Perhaps it was not surprising that after thirty years of diplomatic stalemate, expectations for a major breakthrough between Tehran and...

The Problem With Fear

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Fear's roots wear many costumes: anxiety, anger, revenge, power grabbing. When our own private 'boogey man' intrudes into life, what's the end-result? Very simply, fear takes us off-course.

It's the Balance of Power, Stupid!

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

The U.S.' clout may be slipping in the global arena. And yet no one wants to admit it. A failure to do so led to the end of the British Empire, and could mean the same for the U.S.

Iran Mania

Hooman Majd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hooman Majd

Ahmadinejad left New York with no more questions about his legitimacy, the American hikers in jail in Iran, or rape, torture and forced confessions in Tehran's prisons. No, from now on it's going to be all nukes, all the time.

U.S. Seeking Tougher Sanctions Against Iran

The New York Times | MARK LANDLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Obama administration is scrambling to assemble a package of harsher economic sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program that could include a ...

Iranians and Jews Unite in Protest Yesterday Outside the U.N.

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza was awash in green yesterday, as protesters gathered outside the United Nations to protest Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's pledge to destroy Israel.

Outmaneuvering Iran

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Cirincione

The key to understanding today's announcement on Iran is this: President Obama knew about the secret Iranian facility nine months ago.

Iran, Holocaust Denial, and Israel Bashing: Don't Take Ahmadinejad's Bait

Joel Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joel Rubin

Ahmadinejad's Israel-bashing, Holocaust-denying statements are bizarre, yet well calculated ploys to distract. We would be well served to remember that he is doing this for a reason. What we should not do is take the bait.

Ahmadinejad: Why Is The Holocaust Used As A Pretext To Occupy The Land Of Other People? | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an exclusive wide-ranging hour-and-a-half interview with NEWSWEEK's Lally Weymouth and editors from The Washington Post, Iranian President Mahmoud ...

Why Canada Shouldn't Walk Out On Ahmadinejad

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emma Ruby-Sachs

As a Jew and a Canadian, it's hard not to react strongly and violently to the actions of Ahmadinejad. But I also believe in the United Nations.