On May 19, Iranians go to the polls to either re-elect President Hassan Rouhani to a second term or give one of his reactionary opponents a chance to govern, and in doing so ride the populist wave that seems to have engulfed much of the globe (Reuters)
Taking down terrorists in court. Zainab Ahmad has prosecuted thirteen international terrorist suspects for the American government. She hasn’t lost yet (the New Yorker)
The American President goes to Saudi Arabia. Trump’s speech on Islam is rife with pitfalls. Experts say there’s little upside to it, writes the Washington Post.