Writings by Topic: Iran

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Middle East Forum Blog
Title Publication Date
MEF Spotlight: Erdoğan and the United States September 22, 2017
The U.S.-Iranian confrontation on the Syria-Iraq Borders: Interview with an Iraqi Militia Official Aymennjawad.org June 10, 2017
Parsi vs Daioleslam: Correcting the Record Danielpipes.org August 23, 2016
Middle East Studies Profs Team with Iran Lobby to Push Deal Campus Watch August 28, 2015
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Is Iran's Influence in Iraq Growing, or Has It Reached a Plateau? The Jerusalem Post January 2, 2019
A Year of Tyranny and Murder The Jerusalem Post December 27, 2018
Tectonic Shifts in Attitudes toward Israel The Washington Times December 27, 2018
How Turkey, Iran and Russia Will Try to Agree on Eastern Syria The Jerusalem Post December 25, 2018
Qatar's Doha Forum Gives Iran a Platform in Post-ISIS Middle East The Jerusalem Post December 18, 2018
Iran, Turkey, Russia Threaten Israel in Eastern Mediterranean The Jerusalem Post December 17, 2018
Iran Plot Fallout: Danish Anger Could Divide EU on Iran Sanctions Jerusalem Post November 1, 2018
Iran as a 'Crazy State' New English Review November 1, 2018
Iran's Dangerous Game in Gaza Jerusalem Post October 27, 2018
Report: Iran Sent Advanced Technology to Improve Hezbollah Rockets Jerusalem Post October 20, 2018
Turkey's Revolution Looks like Iran's - but in Slow Motion Gatestone Institute October 10, 2018
'Curse the Jews,' Yemen's Houthi Rebel Slogan Handed out at University Jerusalem Post October 10, 2018
Washington's Silent War against Hezbollah in Latin America The Hill October 8, 2018
Iran's Idea of Human Rights: Persecute Christians Gatestone Institute October 7, 2018
Iran's Imploding Strategy Jerusalem Post October 5, 2018
Iraq Has A New Government. Now What? Jerusalem Post October 4, 2018
Israel's War with Iran Is Inevitable Jerusalem Post October 4, 2018
Iran Strike's Message to Region: "Borders Don't Matter" Jerusalem Post October 1, 2018
Iran's Twitter Offensive and the UNGA Jerusalem Post September 27, 2018
Iran Lashes out in Aftermath of Ahvaz Jerusalem Post September 23, 2018
Iran Regime Fears Foreign Support for Minority Groups after Attack Jerusalem Post September 22, 2018
A Year after Referendum, Kurds in Iraq Face Iran and Us Powerbrokers Jerusalem Post September 21, 2018
Iraqis Protest Growing Iranian Influence in the Country Jerusalem Post September 15, 2018
How the U.S. Could Lose Iraq to Creeping Iranian Influence Jerusalem Post September 14, 2018
US to Hold Tehran Responsible for "Proxy" Attacks in Iraq Jerusalem Post September 12, 2018
Iran's Attack on Kurds Is a Message to Washington, Riyadh and Jerusalem Jerusalem Post September 9, 2018
Iranian Artillery Targets Kurdish Groups in Iraq Jerusalem Post September 8, 2018
Israel's Secret War Against Iran Is Widening Foreign Policy September 7, 2018
Ungovernable Iraq: Baghdad Can't Form a Government Months after Election Jerusalem Post September 5, 2018
This Is How America Will Revise Its Approach to Iran The National Interest September 3, 2018
Iran's Power Play Shows Depth of Missile Threat Jerusalem Post September 2, 2018
Moscow Faces Challenges Brokering Battle Talks with Turkey in Syria Jerusalem Post September 1, 2018
Is Washington Scrambling To Prevent Iran-Backed Parties From Forming Iraq's New Government? Tzarizm September 1, 2018
A Unique Regional Opportunity to Confront Iran on Various Fronts Jerusalem Post August 21, 2018
US Defense Bill Could Force Al Jazeera to Register as Foreign Agent Jerusalem Post August 15, 2018
Congress's NDAA Gave Trump a Green Light to Confront Iran Jerusalem Post August 14, 2018
Three Kurdish Groups in Iran Are Now Fighting the IRGC Jerusalem Post August 12, 2018
David's Sling and the Regime's New Normal Jerusalem Post July 23, 2018
What, If Anything, Did Trump and Putin Agree on in Helsinki? Jerusalem Post July 17, 2018
Is Southern Syria Heading For 'Lebanonization'? Jerusalem Post July 12, 2018
Iranian Kurds Increase Campaign Against Tehran Jerusalem Post July 6, 2018
Iran's Response: The 'Strategy Of Tension' Jerusalem Post June 1, 2018
The West's Role in the Shah's Overthrow Middle East Quarterly Summer 2018
A Liberal Agrees with Trump on the Iran Deal Telos May 29, 2018
Game on: The New Strategy of the US and its allies in the Middle East Jerusalem Post May 24, 2018
Ongoing Protests in Iran: Wider Unrest? Jerusalem Post May 24, 2018
New Developments in Suicide Attacks Jihad Watch May 24, 2018
Five Takeaways From Pompeo's Iran Speech Jerusalem Post May 22, 2018
The True Commander in Tweet The Hill May 19, 2018
Iran in Syria: "Cognitive Empathy" and Interests Syria Comment May 13, 2018
The Waiting Period The Australian May 11, 2018
Iran's Missile Threat To Israel Jerusalem Post May 7, 2018
Any North Korea nuclear deal must involve Iran's nuclear program The Hill May 2, 2018
Iran Wants To Retaliate Against Israel, But How? Jerusalem Post April 30, 2018
Who Was Behind The Massive Explosion In Syria? Jerusalem Post April 30, 2018
Who are Iran's 80,000 'Shi'ite' Fighters in Syria? Jerusalem Post April 28, 2018
The Looming Cloud of Conflict with Iran The Hill April 18, 2018
Syria: The Largest (and Most Important) Conflict of the 21st Century The National Interest April 16, 2018
The Great Distraction of Punitive Airstrikes The New Republic April 15, 2018
Pompeo's challenge: After Tillerson, a consistent US policy in the Middle East The Hill March 16, 2018
Iran's Role in the Boycott Israel Campaign The National Interest March 15, 2018
Russian Attack on US Troops in Syria Elicits Deafening Silence from Politicians and Press World Affairs February 22, 2018
Women's March Betrayed Women of Iran and Kurdistan The Toronto Sun January 24, 2018
Where Is the Latest Iranian 'Revolution' Headed? The Jerusalem Post January 13, 2018
Beware Iran: The Current Middle East Lull Is Transient The American Interest January 12, 2018
Iran's Protests Reveal the Truth About Hassan Rouhani World Affairs Journal January 11, 2018
The Iranian Diaspora Needs to Work Together against the Regime The Toronto Sun January 9, 2018
Is Iran's Regime About to Fall? World Affairs Journal January 4, 2018
What Are Iranians Really Protesting About? FrontPage Magazine January 4, 2018
Beit Jann: Myths and Reality Syria Comment January 2, 2018
Iran Reminds Us of the Dangers of Islamism The Toronto Sun January 2, 2018
Can Iran Become a World Power? Stratfor Worldview December 27, 2017
In Middle East, U.S. Must Address Realities of Iranian Encroachment The Hill December 18, 2017
Who Is Qais al-Khazali, and Why Should You Care? The Jerusalem Post December 15, 2017
New Evidence of the Iran Deal's Failures The Gatestone Institute November 28, 2017
Tehran Is Winning the War for Control of the Middle East Foreign Policy November 21, 2017
Iran Completes Its Land Bridge to the Golan The Jerusalem Post November 18, 2017
Saudi Arabia's Strategic Miscalculation in Yemen Stratfor Worldview November 10, 2017
Hezbollah Consolidates Its Stranglehold Over Lebanon World Affairs Journal November 7, 2017
The Disastrous Results of the Iraqi Kurds' Referendum The Jerusalem Post October 27, 2017
The Fall of Kirkuk: Made in Iran The American Interest October 18, 2017
Trump's Critics on Iran Are Wrong The Hill October 16, 2017
Stopping Iran Is up to Israel Now The Jerusalem Post October 1, 2017
Israel Prepares for War in Syria against Iran Foreign Policy September 28, 2017
'Second Turkish Republic' Looks East for New Alliances The Jerusalem Post September 15, 2017
And the Winner in Syria Is ... Iran The Jerusalem Post August 26, 2017
Who's Up and Who's Down in the Middle East Israel Hayom August 24, 2017
Iran vs. Turkey, the Mideast's Perpetual Rivalry The Washington Times August 23, 2017
Iran Doesn't Need a Land Route to the Mediterranean The American Spectator August 22, 2017
Qatar's Comeuppance a Long Time Coming The Diplomatist July 2017
Is Turkey Becoming Another Iran? The Gatestone Institute July 20, 2017
Iran Takes Another American Hostage World Affairs Journal July 18, 2017
After Liberation, Will Mosul Fall to Iran? The Tower July 12, 2017
Will U.S. and Russian Forces Clash in Syria? Foreign Policy June 26, 2017
US Strategy and Israel's Stake in Eastern Syria The Jerusalem Post June 24, 2017
Terrorism in Iran: As Ye Reap ... Jihad Watch June 16, 2017
Journeys to Mosul Middle East Review of International Affairs June 15, 2017
A Pro-American Arab Alliance that Fights? The Jerusalem Post June 9, 2017
No, Assad's Survival Isn't a Good Thing Israel Hayom June 7, 2017
Why Eastern Syria is Essential to Containing Iran The Jerusalem Post May 26, 2017
Liwa al-Mukhtar al-Thiqfi: Syrian IRGC Militia Syria Comment March 8, 2017
Obama's Legacy, a Nuclear Iran? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2017
The Real Obama Legacy The Daily Caller January 5, 2017
Iranian Kurds Join the Fight The American Interest December 15, 2016
Trump's Choices in the Middle East The Boston Globe December 8, 2016
Iran and Turkey Jostling for Power in Iraq The Jerusalem Post November 5, 2016
Tackling the Middle East after the Election The American Spectator November 4, 2016
Iranian Influence Peddling in American Universities American Thinker October 22, 2016
Disunity as Kurds, Turks, Shia, and Sunnis Fight over Mosul The Australian October 8, 2016
Countering Hezbollah's Horror Weapons Asia Times September 7, 2016
Rebranding the Iran Ransom Payment as 'Leverage' Independent Journal Review September 5, 2016
The Middle East Can't Be Fixed BESA Center Perspectives September 1, 2016
Betraying Iran's Democratic Opposition The Hill August 28, 2016
Kosovo Continues Confronting Radical Islam The Weekly Standard August 16, 2016
The New York Times Still Falls for Ben Rhodes' Iran Lies PJ Media June 28, 2016
Hezbollah Sinking in the Syrian Quagmire The Jerusalem Report June 16, 2016
In Search of Iranian Moderates The Gatestone Institute June 8, 2016
Dhimmi Nation PJ Media June 3, 2016
U.S. Mideast Retreat a Boon for Moscow and Tehran Middle East Quarterly Summer 2016
The 'Martyrs' of Liwa al-Sayyida Ruqayya (The Ja'afari Force) Syria Comment May 29, 2016
Ben Rhodes and the Fiction behind the Iran Nuclear Deal The Gatestone Institute May 10, 2016
Ready for the Storm: Protecting Israel's Border with Syria The Jerusalem Post April 15, 2016
The Syrian Civil War: An Interim Balance Sheet BESA Center Perspectives April 6, 2016
Iran's Missiles and the Obama Doctrine The American Spectator April 6, 2016
Cuba and Obama's 'Axis of Evil' The Gatestone Institute March 21, 2016
The Consequences of American Retreat from the Middle East BESA Center Perspectives February 24, 2016
India-Mideast Relations Can Swing Either Way Hindustan Times February 24, 2016
Why is Ottawa Honouring the Hijab? The Toronto Sun February 23, 2016
The Syrian Cauldron Boils Over The Jerusalem Post February 19, 2016
China's New Grand Strategy for the Middle East Foreign Policy February 5, 2016
No Prosperity for Iran after Nuclear Deal Asia Times January 27, 2016
Teheran vs. Riyadh The Jerusalem Post January 8, 2016
Saudi Barbarity, Iranian Hypocrisy The Toronto Sun January 5, 2016
Is the Saudi Monarchy on Its Last Legs? Asia Times January 3, 2016
Obama's Middle East Delusions Middle East Quarterly Winter 2016
Iran Meddles in Nigeria's Sectarian Strife The Weekly Standard December 23, 2015
Is It Iran's Middle East Now? Fathom Autumn 2015
Houthi Retreat in Yemen Shows the Limits of Iranian Power The Jerusalem Post October 11, 2015
Blame Iran and Turkey for the Mediterranean Refugee Crisis The Weekly Standard September 12, 2015
Beware the Obama Administration's No-Alternatives Racket on Iran The National Post September 12, 2015
A Tiny Silver Lining in the Otherwise Bad Iran Deal The Philadelphia Inquirer September 9, 2015
Middle East Provocations and Predictions The Mackenzie Institute September 9, 2015
Laundering Iran's Nukes The Gatestone Institute September 9, 2015
How Dangerous is ISIS to Israel? BESA Center Perspectives September 7, 2015
Iran and the Old Potomac Two-Step The Times of Israel September 6, 2015
NATO Allies Making It Easier for Iran to Attack Israel The Gatestone Institute September 3, 2015
Defeating ISIS, Rolling Back Iran Middle East Quarterly Fall 2015
Hope and Incoherence about the Iran Deal The Times of Israel August 26, 2015
What If Tehran Turns Down the Nuclear Deal? The Washington Times August 20, 2015
Obama's Legacy and the Iran Nuclear Agreement The National Post August 18, 2015
Rival Peace Plans Won't Save Syria The Jerusalem Post August 14, 2015
Why Empower Iran? The Times of Israel August 3, 2015
Dispatch from Iraq: the Stealth Iranian Takeover Becomes Clear PJ Media July 31, 2015
Nuclear Creepout: Iran's Third Path to the Bomb The National Interest July 22, 2015
Sunni Arabs: Iran Deal Opens the 'Gates of Evil' The Jerusalem Post July 18, 2015
How Israel Might Destroy Iran's Nuclear Program National Review Online July 16, 2015
The Iran Nuclear Deal: Good and Bad News for Turkey The Gatestone Institute July 16, 2015
Beware the Hyde-and-Jekyll Defense of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Foreign Policy Research Institute July 2015
Iran Nuclear Deal Makes War More Likely BESA Center Perspectives July 15, 2015
The Deal with Iran: How to Make Lemonade out of Lemons The Times of Israel July 14, 2015
Obama's Iran Deal Has the Makings of a Catastrophe National Review Online July 14, 2015
Dispatch from Iraq: Iran-Backed Militias Keep ISIS at Bay, for a Price The Australian July 4, 2015
Iran's Intentions: In Defense of Pessimism The American Interest June 30, 2015
Confronting Female Genital Mutilation in Iran The Weekly Standard June 17, 2015
Iranian Nukes, the Arab Gulf, and Obama's Seductive Summitry The Washington Times June 2, 2015
Obama Misses the Mark on Iranian Anti-Semitism The Times of Israel June 2, 2015
Hizballah Deepens Its Involvement in Syria The Jerusalem Post May 29, 2015
Iran's Kurdish Rebellion The Huffington Post May 22, 2015
How Obama Lost Ramadi PJ Media May 18, 2015
A Tremor in Iranian Kurdistan The Jerusalem Post May 14, 2015
Assad Not Finished Yet The Jerusalem Post May 2, 2015
What Günter Grass Refused to See about Iran The Times of Israel April 21, 2015
Empathy Does not Equal Understanding: Obama on Iran The Times of Israel April 14, 2015
Turkey and Iran: Theater of Make Believe The Gatestone Institute April 14, 2015
The Middle East Turmoil and Israel's Security International Relations and Security Network (ISN) April 13, 2015
There is No "Better Deal" with Iran BESA Center Perspectives April 9, 2015
Preempting an Inevitable War with Iran Asia Times Online April 6, 2015
The Middle East: In the Shadow of the Gunmen PJ Media April 4, 2015
A New Chapter in the Sunni-Shiite War The Jerusalem Post April 4, 2015
Backgrounder: Iran Nuclear Negotiations April 3, 2015
Saudi Arabia is Fooling the West in Yemen The Toronto Sun March 31, 2015
The Middle Eastern Metternichs of Riyadh Asia Times Online March 29, 2015
Trusting the Ayatollahs: What's in a Fatwa? The American Thinker March 26, 2015
Research on the Islamic State various publications February 16 - March 15, 2015
Iranian Propagandists in Kosovo The Weekly Standard March 19, 2015
Security Challenges of the New Israeli Government BESA Center Perspectives March 19, 2015
Can the American Energy Revolution Survive a Deal with Iran? Downstream Today March 18, 2015
Obama Administration Missteps Crown Iran as Regional Hegemon PJ Media March 16, 2015
Iran's Deadly Strategy The Weekly Standard March 5, 2015
Four Rival Factions Pick Over Syria's Bones PJ Media March 5, 2015
The World Bows to Iranian Regional Hegemony Asia Times Online March 4, 2015
President Obama Should Listen to Netanyahu's Iran Speech The Times of Israel March 2, 2015
The Real Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations Lies Ahead The Washington Times March 1, 2015
Iran's Second Front Against Israel PJ Media February 26, 2015
Seven Problems with John Kerry's Iranian Nuclear Clock Foreign Policy Research Institute February 2015
Obama's Iran Policy and Israel's Elections BESA Center Perspectives February 16, 2015
Menendez and the Demise of American Liberalism The Times of Israel February 15, 2015
The Iran Axis Strikes Back in Golan Region The Jerusalem Post February 14, 2015
Why the (Toothless) Iran Sanctions Bill Matters The Washington Times February 13, 2015
Obama's 'Secret Iran Strategy' Began in 2006 with Robert Gates PJ Media February 8, 2015
Trash Talk Diplomacy, US-Israel Relations, and Iran The Times of Israel February 1, 2015
China's Growing Middle East Footprint: Israel's Opportunity BESA Center Perspectives February 1, 2015
The Greatest Threat in Syria Comes from Iran Israel Hayom February 1, 2015
The Strategic Implications of Iran's STD Epidemic Asia Times Online January 30, 2015
The Other Side of Autocracy: State Collapse in Yemen PJ Media January 22, 2015
Female Genital Mutilation a Growing Problem in Iran The Weekly Standard January 20, 2015
Who's to Blame in Iraq? Part I: The Shi'a Side Foreign Policy January 7, 2015
Iran Goes Ballistic Middle East Quarterly Winter 2015
Iran and the Shia Militias Advance in Iraq The Tower December 2014
Iran-Backed Shia Rebels Push Forward in Yemen PJ Media November 5, 2014
A Heartbroken Turk Belly-Dancing to Persian Santouri Hürriyet Daily News October 29, 2014
Iran Remains the Threat in the Middle East BESA Center Perspectives October 19, 2014
Erdoğan's Second Home Not in Good Shape Hürriyet Daily News September 3, 2014
Sadly, There's Nothing the U.S. Can Do to Save Iraq The National Post June 27, 2014
A Limited Disclosure Nuclear Agreement with Iran: Promise or Peril? Foreign Policy Research Institute June 2014
Saudi Shuffle The Jerusalem Post May 22, 2014
Don't Blame the People for Iranian Intransigence The Jerusalem Post May 20, 2014
A Sweet Deal for the Mullahs The National Post May 13, 2014
War Across the Borders PJ Media March 28, 2014
Shifting Mideast Sands Reveal New Alliances PJ Media March 14, 2014
More sitcom than CENTCOM Asia Times March 10, 2014
Is the Turco-Iranian Friendship Real? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2014
What's worse than an Iranian bomb? An Iranian almost-bomb National Post January 8, 2014
The Iraqi Shiite Challenge to Tehran's Mullahs Middle East Quarterly Winter 2014
Saudis Bristle at Obama's Outreach to Iran The Washington Times December 3, 2013
Is the US changing sides in the regional conflict between Iran and its enemies? The Jerusalem Post November 30, 2013
The Dead's Envy for the Living PJ Media November 26, 2013
U.S. Blindspot Shows on the Iran Nuclear Deal Tablet Magazine November 25, 2013
Forget Syria, Target Iran The Washington Times September 9, 2013
Increased Drug Trafficking from Iran Middle East Quarterly Fall 2013
Syria is Iran's Stalingrad Foreign Policy Research Institute June 2013
Who Is James Dobbins? PJ Media May 7, 2013
Iran's American Prisoner Human Events April 30, 2013
Predatory Lawsuit Rebounds Back on Iranian Front Group Breitbart Big Peace April 16, 2013
Using Cold War Tactics to Confront Iran The Washington Times January 9, 2013
Netanyahu's speech and the Ostrich Syndrome The Jerusalem Post October 11, 2012
After an Israeli Strike on Iran The Washington Times June 26, 2012
Parallel Betrayals: Iranian Revolution and Arab Spring FrontPageMagazine.com June 18, 2012
Iran Courts Latin America Middle East Quarterly Summer 2012
Iraq: A satellite state of Iran? The Jerusalem Post May 30, 2012
Regime Change in Iran? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2012
Gary Sick, Discredited but Honored Middle East Quarterly Spring 2012
Iran as Victim? University of San Francisco's Stephen Zunes Thinks So FrontPageMagazine.com February 16, 2012
Iran's Revolutionary Guards Strike Oil Middle East Quarterly Winter 2012
Iran's Nukes and Israel's Dilemma Middle East Quarterly Winter 2012
Tehran holds Obama re-election wild card [in Iraq] The Washington Times December 20, 2011
Explaining Iran's Approach Towards the Middle East The Jerusalem Post October 25, 2011
Islamism's Predictability Jihad Watch October 6, 2011
The Real Iran Hudson New York September 21, 2011
Empower Iranians vs. Tehran National Review Online July 19, 2011
Misreading the Mullahs Middle East Quarterly Summer 2011
Tightening the Economic Noose Middle East Quarterly Summer 2011
Mixed Response in Iran Middle East Quarterly Summer 2011
Iraq - A Province of Iran? The Washington Times May 12, 2011
All Ahmadinejad's Men Middle East Quarterly Spring 2011
Khamene'i's Balancing Act Middle East Quarterly Winter 2011
Islamist Turkey vs. Secular Iran? The Washington Times November 30, 2010
Iraq and the Middle Eastern Cold War American Thinker August 21, 2010
The Reign of Hard-line Students in Iran's Universities Middle East Quarterly Summer 2010
Embracing Iran American Thinker May 9, 2010
Is Mousavi a Reformer? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2010
An Ayatollah Condemns an Unjust Ruler Middle East Quarterly Spring 2010
Russian and Chinese Support for Tehran Middle East Quarterly Spring 2010
How to Support the Struggle for Iran's Soul Middle East Quarterly Spring 2010
Sarah Palin Endorses 'Bomb Iran' National Review Online February 8, 2010
How to Save the Obama Presidency: Bomb Iran National Review Online February 2, 2010
Who Rules Iran? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2010
The Gulf States in the Shadow of Iran Middle East Quarterly Winter 2010
The Enduring Iran-Syria-Hezbollah Axis AEI Middle Eastern Outlook December 2009
Don't Sacrifice Human Rights for Iran Diplomacy Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty October 7, 2009
Bad Options on Iran National Review Online October 5, 2009
It takes much more than talk to stop Iran's stonewalling New York Daily News September 30, 2009
Iran: Recent Developments and Implications for U.S. Policy House Foreign Affairs Committee July 22, 2009
Our Common Foe National Review July 20, 2009
Ahmadinejad's Academics FrontPageMagazine.com July 10, 2009
Iran, technology, and revolution Middle East Strategy at Harvard June 25, 2009
A Call for American Boldness in Iran Jerusalem Post June 24, 2009
Silence Is Not Neutrality National Review Online June 23, 2009
Protests aren't enough to topple the Islamic Republic Los Angeles Times June 19, 2009
Don't meddle, but help create a template for Iranians to act Los Angeles Times June 18, 2009
The Obama Effect? New York Daily News June 14, 2009
Dissident Watch: Fariba Kamalabadi Middle East Quarterly Summer 2009
Tehran's Genocidal Incitement against Israel Middle East Quarterly Summer 2009
Just the beginning Bitterlemons International April 30, 2009
A Target of Convenience National Review Online April 21, 2009
What Iran Really Thinks About Talks Wall Street Journal April 13, 2009
Khatami is just Ahmadinejad with a silver tongue The Australian March 25, 2009
Pakistan and Iran's Dysfunctional Relationship Middle East Quarterly Spring 2009
An Opening to Iran? Weekly Standard February 16, 2009
Diplomacy By Itself Won't Work With Iran Investor's Business Daily February 13, 2009
Tehran Is The Obstacle To U.S.-Iran Talks Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty November 25, 2008
Can a Nuclear Iran Be Contained or Deterred? Middle Eastern Outlook November 5, 2008
The U.S. Should Not Open an Interests Section in Tehran CFR Forum November 4, 2008
Iran's Economy Runs Out Of Steam Forbes.com October 17, 2008
Obama or McCain, Iran stance won't change The Australian October 3, 2008
Getting Religion Wrong Blind Spot: When Journalists Don't Get Religion October 2008
Boxed In: Containing a Nuclear Iran Jane's Intelligence Review October 2008
Appease Iran? Jerusalem Post September 25, 2008
Dissident Watch: Mehdi Kazemi Middle East Quarterly Fall 2008
Jail for Iranian Journalists Middle East Quarterly Fall 2008
Iran's Revolutionary Guards - A Rogue Outfit? Middle East Quarterly Fall 2008
Ahmadinejad and the Mahdi Middle East Quarterly Fall 2008
Jeffrey Gedmin: "Our Iranian Colleagues Believe in Radio Farda's Mission" Middle East Quarterly Fall 2008
The Islamic Republic's Economic Failure Middle East Quarterly Fall 2008
The Revolutionary Guards' Role in Iranian Politics Middle East Quarterly Fall 2008
Biden's Blink on Iran Washington Post August 26, 2008
Bush's Disastrous Flip Flop Bitterlemons International August 7, 2008
Now Bush Is Appeasing Iran Wall Street Journal July 21, 2008
Will Washington Betray Anti-Regime Iranians? Jerusalem Post July 17, 2008
Iran's Faltering Economy Euro-Atlantic Quarterly July 2008
Prepare to attack [Iran] USA Today June 11, 2008
Hillary Clinton's right to say 'obliterate' New York Daily News May 7, 2008
Rose-Colored Foreign Policy Wall Street Journal April 14, 2008
Iran's Global Ambition AEI Middle Eastern Outlook March 17, 2008
The Iranian Elections Euro-Atlantic Quarterly March 2008
ElBaradei's Real Agenda Wall Street Journal February 25, 2008
Unintelligence on Iranian Nukes Weekly Standard February 25, 2008
Juan Cole's Crooked Tales of Hormuz FrontPageMagazine.com January 15, 2008
Dissident Watch: Mahmoud Salehi Middle East Quarterly Winter 2008
Delhi: Between Tehran and Washington Middle East Quarterly Winter 2008
Nukes and Natures National Review Online December 20, 2007
That NIE Makes War against Iran More Likely Jerusalem Post December 13, 2007
Iran's nuke news shows danger of trusting this regime New York Daily News December 5, 2007
Are President Bush's recent statements on Iran dangerously provocative? Congressional Quarterly November 16, 2007
The Guldimann Memorandum Weekly Standard October 22, 2007
A Lever of Change in Iran Washington Post October 19, 2007
Russian Roulette on Iran Wall Street Journal October 3, 2007
Has Hezbollah's Rise Come at Syria's Expense? Middle East Quarterly Fall 2007
Unleash the Iranian Opposition[, the Mujahedeen-e Khalq] New York Sun July 10, 2007
Opposing view: Don't blink, don't back down USA Today July 2, 2007
Salman Rushdie and British Backbone New York Sun June 26, 2007
Israeli Jets vs. Iranian Nukes New York Sun June 12, 2007
Dissident Watch: Shadi Sadr and Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh Middle East Quarterly Summer 2007
Deciphering Ahmadinejad's Holocaust Revisionism Middle East Quarterly Summer 2007
Iran in Books Middle East Quarterly Spring 2007
Table Talk Wall Street Journal February 21, 2007
How to make '07 Ahmadinejad's last year in power New York Daily News January 3, 2007
Dissident Watch: Mansour Osanlou Middle East Quarterly Winter 2007
Could Sanctions Work against Tehran? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2007
Iran's Suicide Brigades Middle East Quarterly Winter 2007
Ahmadinejad - Hostage Taker? Kommersant (Moscow daily) November 13, 2006
Decision Time on Iran New York Sun October 31, 2006
To end Iran standoff, plan for war New York Daily News October 3, 2006
The U.S. vs. Iran Wall Street Journal September 20, 2006
Can Iran Be Trusted? AEI Middle Eastern Outlook September 1, 2006
Arabs Disavow Hizbullah Jerusalem Post July 26, 2006
Iran Against the Arabs Wall Street Journal July 19, 2006
Dangerous Cycle National Review Online July 6, 2006
Damage Is Done National Review Online June 1, 2006
Diplomacy is not enough Prospect June 2006
Deterring Tehran New York Sun May 9, 2006
Nuclear Hostage Crisis Wall Street Journal April 14, 2006
Europe: "Our Discussions with Iran Have Reached an Impasse" Middle East Quarterly Spring 2006
Patterns of Discontent: Will History Repeat in Iran? Middle East Review of International Affairs March 2006
Hitting the Mark on Iran FrontPageMagazine.com January 27, 2006
Iran Means What It Says AEI Online: On the Issues January 25, 2006
The Radioactive Republic of Iran Wall Street Journal January 16, 2006
Monsters of the Left: The Mujahedin al-Khalq FrontPageMagazine.com January 13, 2006
The Mystical Menace of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad New York Sun January 10, 2006
Don't Dismiss Iranian Rhetoric Týždeň January 2, 2006
Today vs. 1935: Hyperbole or Prescience? International Economy Winter 2006
Akbar Ganji: "Justice in the Face of Tyranny" Middle East Quarterly Winter 2006
Hezbollah's Strategic Threat to Israel Middle East Quarterly Winter 2006
All the Wrong Reasons Private Papers November 13, 2005
Domestic Threats to Iranian Stability: Khuzistan and Baluchistan JCPA Jerusalem Issue Brief November 13, 2005
Iran's Final Solution Plan New York Sun November 1, 2005
Only threat of force will tame Tehran The Observer October 9, 2005
Dissident Watch: Arash Sigarchi Middle East Quarterly Fall 2005
Washington Must Plan Today For Democratic Iran of Tomorrow Forward July 8, 2005
King Abdullah II: "Iraq is the Battleground - the West against Iran" Middle East Quarterly Spring 2005
Will Washington Support Democracy in Iran? JCPA Jerusalem Issue Brief February 13, 2005
Bush Marches Into a Second Term, His Agenda Set by Mideast Foes Forward January 28, 2005
Dissident Watch: Ahmad Batebi Middle East Quarterly Winter 2005
Missing the Target on Nonproliferation? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2005
Tapping the hornets' nest Haaretz December 10, 2004
Iran's Link to Al-Qaeda: The 9-11 Commission's Evidence Middle East Quarterly Fall 2004
'Walking Back the Cat' On Chalabi New York Sun June 22, 2004
How to Tame Tehran Middle East Quarterly Spring 2004
[Mujahedeen-e Khalq:] A Terrorist U.S. Ally? New York Post May 20, 2003
Reading Lolita in Tehran Middle East Quarterly Spring 2003
The "October Surprise" Theory Conspiracy Theories in American History: An Encyclopedia 2003
Iran in Crisis New York Post July 23, 2002
Iran's "Dialogue of Civilizations" - A First-Hand Account Middle East Quarterly March 2000
Salman Rushdie's Delusion, and Ours Commentary December 1998
Is Salman Rushdie a Free Man? Policywatch October 2, 1998
What is going on in Iran? Zaman August 4, 1998
Next Steps with Iran: A Debate Middle East Quarterly June 1998
Turkey and Iran Face off in Kurdistan Middle East Quarterly March 1998
On the Road: Coping in Islamic Iran Middle East Quarterly June 1997
What to Do about Iran - An Exchange: Stick to Containment Middle East Quarterly March 1996
What to Do about Iran - An Exchange: Rollback Now Middle East Quarterly March 1996
What to Do About Iran? Middle East Quarterly December 1995
The Bomb in Iran's Future Middle East Quarterly June 1994
[Turkey vs. Iran and] Islam's Intramural Struggle National Interest Spring 1994
MEF in the Media
Title Publication Date
Daniel Pipes on Syria, Security, Migration, and Eurabia Alpha Institute December 7, 2017
Daniel Pipes on Trump, Iran, and a Fast-Changing Middle East L'Informale (Italy) November 13, 2017
Daniel Pipes: Trump Sees Iran Threat as "Organizing Principle" of the Mideast Tehran Times June 13, 2017
Gregg Roman on the Rift between Qatar and the Arab Gulf States I24News June 6, 2017
Debate: Terror Attacks in Turkey PressTV January 1, 2017
How Much Should Israel Fear ISIS? Israel Broadcasting Authority July 12, 2016
A Republican President Will Tear Up Iran Deal: US Commentator Pipes Hindustan Times February 12, 2016
As Iran Frees American Pastor, Persecution of Iranian Christians Rages On JNS January 29, 2016
Iranian Regime Lobby in America Loses Big in Court Arutz Sheva October 7, 2015
Iran Nuclear Deal Town Hall August 24, 2015
Inside Iran: Iran's demographic problem The Jerusalem Post January 24, 2014
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
MEF Sentry Radio: Iran Penetrates Latin America / Khashoggi Reveals Saudi Arabia (Ep. 12) October 17, 2018
The Saudi/Iranian Tug-of-War MEF Wire February 16, 2016
The ISIS/Iran Conundrum MEF Wire December 29, 2015
The Saudi-Iranian Proxy War in Yemen MEF Wire April 30, 2015
What does the fall of Mosul mean? MEF Wire June 16, 2014
Geneva's Impact on Saudi Arabia MEF Wire December 17, 2013
Iran's Growing Presence in Latin America MEF Wire April 23, 2012
Preventing a Nuclear Iran MEF Wire March 19, 2012
Can People-Power Defuse Iran's Nuclear Threat? MEF Wire March 10, 2010
Tehran's Domestic and International Fronts MEF Wire November 4, 2009
The Situation of Post Election Iran MEF Wire July 21, 2009
The Iranian Presidential Elections MEF Wire June 4, 2009
Israel and the Iranian Bomb MEF Wire April 27, 2009
Wishful Thinking and Iran MEF Wire November 10, 2008
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