Meir Javedanfar

Nuclear Reaction: One of the plants in Iran’s nuclear infrastructure.

The Promise of Nuclear Deal With Iran — for Israel

The reaction to the Iran nuclear deal has been nothing less than hysterical. Despite some risks, Meir Javedanfar says the framework agreement actually enhances Israel’s security.

New Lows: A cartoon of an Arab man crucified on a cross marked ?Holocaust? is displayed in a 2006 Holocaust cartoon exhibtion in Tehran.

The Brain Behind Ahmadinejad

On December 14, 2005, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became the first senior Iranian official to deny the Holocaust. “They have created a myth today that they call the massacre of Jews and they consider it a principle above God, religions and the prophets,” he said in the city of Zahedan.

Facing East: Hezbollah scouts in the southern suburbs of Beirut displayed an image of Iran?s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, during a religious procession last year.

In Iran Elections, Hezbollah Loses — Will Israel Too?

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad aren’t the only people who have staked their reputations on Iran’s disputed presidential election results. In a TV interview, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah described the Iranian elections as a mass endorsement by the Iranian people of their country’s system of Velayat-e Faqih — or “guardianship by Islamic jurist” — in which the state is guided by a clerical “supreme leader.”