THE INSECURITY COUNCIL
The U.N. Shudders as ‘Trump Week’ Closes In
SO FAR AWAY
Giuliani to Speak Beside Iran ‘Cult’ Leader
‘A SEA OF BLOOD’
Assad ‘Final Offensive’ May Be Postponed for Lack of Troops
Russia’s already bombing, but Syrian government troops are vastly outnumbered—and the Iranian and Hezbollah forces that Assad relied on in the past are holding back.
THE FINAL OFFENSIVE
Putin Is Pushing for Total Victory in Syria at Any Cost
With Chechnya as his model, the Russian president is willing to level whole cities to enforce ‘peace.’ For Putin, civilian suffering is a tool to be exploited to win the war.
Iranians Impersonated Bernie Bros, Vowed to Stop Kavanaugh
One apparent Iranian account disguised itself by slamming the Republican Party for allowing a Holocaust denier to run for a seat in the California legislature.
Is the Iranian General Taunting Trump on a U.S. Hit List?
Qasem Suleimani, the head of the fearsome Quds Force, is the incarnation of evil in Washington’s view. But many experts say it would be a mistake to try to take him out.
Before Colin Kaepernick, There Was Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
The former president of Iran tweeted a jab at Trump that mentioned the names of Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, a controversial figure in his NBA heyday.
Donald Trump, the Boy President Who Cried Wolf
Two years ago, that deranged Iran tweet would have shocked. Now, it’s like, sure, buddy, whatever. This may sound like progress, but it’s not.
Jimmy Kimmel Exposes Trump’s Hypocrisy on Obama and Iran
‘Now look at who’s threatening Iran to show how tough he is,’ the host said, looking back at Trump’s past tweets predicting Obama would attack Iran to ‘save face.’