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Peru says Â"noÂ" to populist extremism—for now

On Sunday, June 4, Peruvian voters chose the lesser of two evils and returned a moderate leftist to the presidency instead of a budding demagogue eager to impose the authoritarian policies of Cuba’s Fidel Castro and Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez. Despite collective sighs of relief in Peru and in major financial capitals, the country’s close brush with political disaster may not be over.

Statement by Institute leaders after the Holocaust-denial conference in Tehran

We maintain the principle of dialogue with Iran. But we will not be in a position to reconsider our decisions regarding IPIS until there has been a change of course marked by an explicit repudiation of Holocaust denial and a return to academic standards.