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Reza Parchizadeh is an Iranian-born political theorist and activist. He is the co-editor-in-chief of TahlilRooz, a Persian-language think thank. Reza has authored five books and many articles, both in English and Persian.

ARTICLES BY: Reza Parchizadeh


January 25, 2017 5:34 am
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When the Islamists Are Gone, Israel and Iran Will Let Off Steam Again — on the Soccer Field

May 19, 1968 -- the day Iran and Israel faced off in a major international event -- seems to have been mostly forgotten in the Jewish state. Yet...

December 6, 2016 6:36 am
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A Message to Trump: Russia Is Iran’s Ally, Not Ours

With rumors of Donald Trump's desire for a “reset” with Russia, I am writing to warn the incoming administration against making the same mistake that Obama did about...

November 21, 2016 8:16 am
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What Will Happen to the So-Called Nuclear Deal Under the Trump Administration?

How can we explain Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election? True, he did lose the popular vote, but he won in the Electoral College, and will...

November 9, 2016 9:09 am
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Iran Now Vets Academics for Ideological Commitment

It's the latest round of intellectual oppression in Iran: the Islamic Republic has embarked upon officially vetting master’s and doctoral candidates at Iranian universities to ascertain whether...

May 30, 2016 7:56 am
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The Sham of Iranian Elections: The Supreme Leader Still Reigns Supreme

With the election of Ahmad Jannati as chairman of the Iranian Assembly of Experts and Ali Larijani as parliament speaker, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei...

May 18, 2016 6:45 am
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Iran’s Main Interest in Syria Is to Strengthen Hezbollah

It is typically assumed that the Islamic Republic of Iran’s all-out military intervention in Syria is in order to save its old, and now seemingly...

May 9, 2016 7:17 am
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Iran Launches a Holy War on the English Language

The regime of the mullahs has mounted a crusade against the English language, which it considers to be the instrument of “imperialism” and a weapon...

May 5, 2016 6:39 am
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We Can’t Leave Iran to Its Own Devices

The Westphalian System is a doctrine in international law that has been the generally accepted norm for hundreds of years. The basis of this doctrine...

April 19, 2016 6:51 am
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Is the Iranian Regime in Danger?

The overall domestic, regional, and global situation is fast deteriorating for the Islamic Republic of Iran. If things continue as they are now, the situation will worsen,...

March 16, 2016 5:23 am
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Iranian Regime Becomes More Aggressive — and Chaotic — After Nuclear Deal

With the Iranian nuclear deal secure, the country's leaders in Tehran have once again embarked on an openly aggressive foreign policy. Aside from escalating the war in Syria and...

March 14, 2016 2:30 am
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Iran’s ‘Moderates’ Still Hate America

When talking about politics in Iran, Western media outlets divide the leadership into the “reformists” and the “hardliners.” The reformists are supposed to be the “good guys”...

March 3, 2016 7:23 am
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Iran’s ‘Elections’ Were a Total Fraud

The Islamic Republic of Iran held two “elections” simultaneously on February 26, 2016: Parliamentary elections, and elections for the Assembly of Experts. According to Iranian state...

February 12, 2016 4:39 am
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There Are No Such Things as ‘Elections’ in Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran is going to hold two “elections” simultaneously on February 26, 2016: Parliamentary elections, and elections for the Assembly of Experts. Since the Revolution of...

Culture

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Hezbollah Threat to Western Hemisphere as ‘Dangerous’ as ISIS, ...

A top US State Department official on Tuesday warned officials from twelve key nations in the Western Hemisphere that Hezbollah...

Israel

US-Israeli Software Firm Quali Raises $22.5 million in VC-Backed Funding Ro...

US-Israeli software firm Quali said on Tuesday it raised $22.5 million in a private funding round led by Jerusalem Venture...

Middle East

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism...

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