Iranian Protests Were Not about the Price of Gas
By A.J. CASCHETTA

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Anyone who thinks that the recent protests in 100 cities throughout Iran were about gas prices did not pay attention to what the protesters were saying. The immediate spark that led to the Arab Spring was the 2010 self-immolation of a Tunisian fruit vendor, but the Arab Spring revolution was not about Tunisian citizens’ ability to obtain permits to sell …

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By A.J. CASCHETTA

The Islamic Zealots Who Seized The U.S. Embassy 40 Years Ago Today Weren’t ‘Students’
By  A.J. CASCHETTA 

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Listen carefully to the inevitable flood of 40th-anniversary retrospectives on the November 4, 1979, takeover of the U.S. embassy in Iran, and you’ll hear an unusual choice of words to describe the hostage-takers. From the very first moment of the hostage crisis, Walter Cronkite and most other American journalists referred to the men who climbed walls, faced down Marine guards, …

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The Palestinians’ Kite Jihad
By A.J. CASCHETTA

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In the history of weaponizing the mundane, no one beats the Palestinians.  When they have been unable to acquire conventional weapons, they have resorted to the unconventional — such as kitchen knives and screwdrivers.  When unable to acquire conventional vehicles of war, they have resorted to the unconventional — such as cars, truck, and even bulldozers. In the latest round of attacks against Israel — the …

eHeziThe Palestinians’ Kite Jihad
By A.J. CASCHETTA