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Erfan Fard is a counterterrorism analyst and Middle East Studies researcher based in Washington, DC. [email protected]


September 6, 2021 11:42 am

Examining Iran’s Ties to the Taliban

Shortly after the 9/11 attacks on the American homeland in 2001, the US invaded Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban regime and Al-Qaeda. US policy was...

June 6, 2021 9:34 am

Examining Possible Succession Scenarios In Iran

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is the main economic, intelligence, and military power in Iran. While also very strong politically, the Corps has yet...

April 19, 2021 12:03 pm

Antisemitism Is Inseparable from Khomeinism

In adopting the ideology of Ayatollah Ruhollah Mustafavi Khomeini upon its establishment in 1979, the Islamic Republic of Iran replaced the country’s millennia-old monarchy with...

March 10, 2021 1:34 pm

Israeli Intelligence Cooperation with Arab Allies Thwarts Iranian Terrorism

The large-scale withdrawal of US military forces from the Middle East, which occurred during the administrations of Barack Obama and Donald Trump, handed Iran an...

March 8, 2021 1:42 pm

An American Turncoat and Iranian Espionage

On February 8, 2019, former US intelligence specialist Monica Witt was charged with betraying her oath to protect and defend the US by conducting espionage...

March 1, 2021 1:24 pm

US Intelligence, Joe Biden, and the Dilemma of Iran

The year 2020 was chaotic and bizarre -- yet by its end, a new era of peace had dawned between Israel and four Arab states....

February 14, 2021 5:11 am

Iran’s Intelligence Minister Sends a Clear Signal to the Biden Administration

President Joe Biden and his newly formed intelligence team have the task of designing a new American approach to the Islamic regime in Iran —...

January 27, 2021 7:34 am

Quds Force Chief Esmail Qaani Is Out to Get America

The Quds Force, which is estimated to have about 10,000 to 12,000 fighters, is the expeditionary arm of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). It...


‘Integral’: New Exhibit Reveals Ancient Jewish Roots in Greece

i24 News – Little is known about the origins of Jews in Greece,...

In First, Jewish Asian Actor Takes Lead Role in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ on Broadway

Jewish actor Zachary Noah Piser made history this week by becoming...

Texas Museum Uses Grant to Support Conservation of Rare Hebrew Prayer Book - The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, is a recipient of...


After Delay, US Senate Overwhelmingly Approves $40 Billion in Ukraine Aid

The US Senate overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid for Ukraine on Thursday sending the bill to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law...


Ancient Coins From Jewish Revolt Against Romans Among Trove of 1,800 Stolen...

In one of the biggest recoveries in the country’s history, Israel has seized more than 1,800 ancient artifacts, including stolen...

Middle East

Hezbollah Chief Acknowledges Loss of Lebanon Parliamentary Majority

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah on Wednesday acknowledged his party and its allies had lost their parliamentary majority in elections, but said no single group had taken it, in...

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