The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Iran Makes Arrests in Plane Downing

    As protests plague the Islamic Republic following last week's accidental downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, Iranian authorities say they've detained several suspects. They offered no other details, though President Hassan Rouhani called for "a special court" to try the case. "The entire world will be watching," he said.

    Will Iranians forgive? While the downing has galvanized anger against the government, observers also argue the admission could be "a watershed moment" for Iran, since locals aren't used to officials shouldering blame.

    Read this OZY story about why U.S. college students want peace with Iran.

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