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Can a Coalition of Rivals Fight ISIS?

Shashank Joshi | Posted 09.08.2014 | World
Shashank Joshi

The nations opposed to ISIS are strange bedfellows -- the United States, its Arab allies, and NATO member Turkey as well as Iran and its ally Syria. Together, a coalition of these rivals would include almost all of the region's combat power, both Sunni and Shia nations. ISIS would be surrounded on every side. Yet such a coalition is unlikely to emerge.

Israel's Iran Dilemma: A Plea for Understanding

Alan Elsner | Posted 11.10.2012 | World
Alan Elsner

What does it mean to be faced by an existential threat? It means you, your family, your community, your city, your country and your nation could ceas...

Filmmaker Unsettled By Iran's Similarity to Gaza

Adam Hootnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Adam Hootnick

Like in Gaza, the events that have unfolded in Iran remind us of the immense obstacles that stand in the way of democracy, tolerance, and respect for human rights.

The Guest is God's Friend: The Detention of Iason Athanasiadis in Iran

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

Iason's detention is part a pattern of arrests and detentions of foreign reporters and Iranians working for Western news agencies.