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14 March 2019 02:51 PM

Her Crime? Defending Women’s Rights in Iran

In their perverse way, dictatorships know full well they’re doing wrong when they imprison dissidents. They betray this by the absurdity of the accusations they make against their critics, as if trying to conceal the real intent of their persecution. The result, of course, is the opposite — the silenced dissenter emerges as the righteous accuser, the tyrant as crook.

12 July 2017 09:25 PM

The Challenges After Mosul

Iraq’s prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, and Iraqi security forces deserved to celebrate after re-establishing control over Mosul, which ISIS occupied for three years in its bloody quest for a caliphate.