June 3, 2014

Taking Iran's Anti-Semitism Seriously

Jeffrey Herf, The American Interest

When U.S. policymakers focus on Iran, they tend to look at technical issues—its military capabilities, its economy, its nuclear ambitions. But they seldom pay enough attention to its ideological beliefs.

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TAGGED: Iran, Israel, Antisemitism


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Iran Benefits from Creative Arab Chaos
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Iran's Dubious Digital Revolution
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U.S. & Iran: From Enemies to Rivals?
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Who Makes Tehran's Arab Policy?
Middle East Institute
Gulf Arabs look at Iranian behavior, they see on the one hand the olive branch extended by the likes of Rouhani, Rafsanjani, or Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who recently toured the Persian Gulf states and has been invited to... more ››