Deadly Silence

Budapest, 1956. Prague, 1968. Gdansk, 1981. Tianenmen Square, 1989. Tehran, 2009. Each of these surprise flashpoints in history’s long march against totalitarianism proved as dazzling at its outset as it did hopeless at its extermination. Each of them left a trail of broken bodies, but the last was different than all its historical forebears in one way: the president of the … [Read more...]

Iran’s Nuclear Two-Step

THE RECENT NATIONAL NEWS HEADLINE that the International Atomic Energy Agency had found “no evidence” Iran had used its illegal nuclear program to develop nuclear weapons says much more about the IAEA’s incompetence than it does the Islamic Republic’s benevolence. The choice of the headline’s focus, however, speaks volumes about media bias. “No Evidence”…. Although the IAEA revealed that … [Read more...]