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Bio of the new White House counsel

NAME: Warren Neil Eggleston. BORN: July 5, 1953, Evansville, Indiana.  EXPERIENCE: Attorney in private practice, 1994-2014; associate counsel to President Bill Clinton, 1993-94; deputy chief counsel for the House Select Committee investigating the Iran-Contra affair, 1987-88; assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1981-87; law clerk to Chief Justice Warren Burger, 1979-80;

First They Came For the Baha’is….

There is a common misconception that Iran’s restrictions on the right to worship freely apply only to members of the Baha’i religion. But while the Islamic republic has reserved the most vicious forms of persecution for the adherents of this gentle faith — whose numbers, according to some estimates, have dwindled from around 500,000 at