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7th April 2014 – PJ Media

Arming the Mullahs

Michael Ledeen

Somebody on Twitter posted an upbeat message saying the US delegation to the latest round of talks with Iranian officials was quite optimistic. Don’t get me wrong... more...

4th April 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Michael Ledeen

The passing of Jeremiah Denton and James Schlesinger. more...

3rd April 2014 – Quoted by Adam Kredo, The Washington Free Beacon

Insiders: Merkley’s Iran Thesis a ‘Political Liability’

Michael Ledeen

The emergence of Sen. Jeff Merkley’s (D., Ore.) college thesisadvocating for Iran has sparked concerns among political insiders who say that his minority... more...

27th March 2014 – PJ Media

Those Hilarious Jokers in Tehran Obama Wants to Befriend

Michael Ledeen

Who says the Iranian regime is run by dour old men with no sense of humor? Wrong! Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has just written a screamingly funny letter (dated March 26th)... more...

18th March 2014 – PJ Media

The Big Story — the Global War — Goes Mostly Unreported

Michael Ledeen

The “news” is resolutely out of context. A subject about which virtually nothing is known–the mystery of the missing airplane–gets saturation “coverage,” while events... more...

24th February 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Michael Ledeen

Unrest in Venezuela and Ukraine. more...

21st February 2014 – PJ Media

What If We Were Winning But Nobody Noticed?

Michael Ledeen

It’s all about winning and losing, but the best man doesn’t always win, and outcomes frequently have more to do with luck than with merit. Brilliant strategies fail... more...

6th February 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Michael Ledeen

The US failure to remove Assad from power or find a peaceful resolution to the civil war in Syria. more...

26th January 2014 – PJ Media

Hey Stupid! It’s Not About Nukes, It’s About Life and Death

Michael Ledeen

There are none so blind as those who will not see, and hardly anyone wants to see Iran for what it is: an evil regime bound and determined to dominate and destroy... more...

16th January 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Michael Ledeen

Human rights abuses in Iran and the nuclear deal. more...

8th January 2014 – PJ Media

The Meaning of Fallujah

Michael Ledeen

Al-Qaeda is back in Fallujah and Ramadi, where we defeated them in the recent past. Everyone in the Middle East knew it, and they all knew al-Qaeda... more...

7th January 2014 – American Family Radio

Sandy Rios in the Morning

Michael Ledeen

American leadership abroad. more...

6th January 2014 – DFW 1190AM - Dallas

The Dan Cofall Show

Michael Ledeen

Iran and other threats to the U.S. more...

4th December 2013 – The Huffington Post

My Life as a Secret Back Channel in Iran

Michael Ledeen

I was a secret back channel to the Khomeini Regime in 1985. If you're interested in all the details, help yourself to the book I wrote about it. So when I read... more...

3rd December 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Michael Ledeen

The Obama Administration's Iran and Syria policies. more...

1st December 2013 – The Tower

Dare We Say It? The Mullahs Must Go

Michael Ledeen

Sanctions and diplomacy have thus far failed to induce the Iranian regime to cease its nuclear weapons program. We shouldn’t be surprised by this. Top Iranian... more...

26th November 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Michael Ledeen

The P5 + 1 nuclear deal reached with Iran at Geneva. more...

11th November 2013 – The Huffington Post

The French

Michael Ledeen

What are we to make of the latest broken stereotype, the one that portrays the French as Europe's leading surrender monkeys? After French Foreign Minister... more...

10th November 2013 – PJ Media

What Happened in Geneva? What Does It Mean?

Michael Ledeen

It’s not easy to make a deal with Iran (and even when you think you’ve made one, you might be wrong). The failure of the Geneva talks is just another in a long... more...

29th October 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Michael Ledeen

It's Not Just About Syria. The Saudis Are Direct Targets of Iranian Operations more...