The Corner

More on Supreme Leader Khamenei’s Speech

Read this and ask yourself if:

(1) you feel confident with Khamenei’s finger on the nuclear button; and

(2) whether this signals that Tehran will ratchet up anti-NATO pressure in Afghanistan.

Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.