Reuel Marc Gerecht, a former Iranian-targets officer in the CIA’s Directorate of Operations, is a resident scholar at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
The White House’s new way of seeing the Iranian bomb.
The collapse of the theocracy could change American attitudes about promoting democracy.
If anyone is going derail the Islamic Republic’s regional ambitions, Israel is really the only local counterweight that counts.
Barring a great surprise, the Islamic Republic will get its nuke. How will the U.S. respond?
Is a nuclear Iran something Republicans must now simply accept?
Biden may usher in a new era in which we won’t really have an Iran policy at all.
Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei seems inclined to promote a candidate who will quash dissent over someone who could work with the West.
Look for plans to return the U.S. to the JCPOA while concerns about regional aggression, terrorism, and more are shunted to the side.
The supreme leader and Trump may well end the long-running, region-defining clash. We just don't know yet quite how.
Iran and Ayatollah Khamenei are more influential today than at any time since 1979.