Iran is roiling with protests, nuclear talks are stalled Biden must raise the stakes


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Iranian society exists under high pressure and perennially explodes, as it has the past two weeks with thousands of people taking to the streets, seething, following the killing of a Kurdish-Iranian woman in police custody. Mahsa Amini — or Jina Amini, had her Kurdish name not been violently suppressed by a regime so insecure that it has sought to erase the identity of 10 percent of its population — ran afoul of the morality police for insufficiently covering her hair. For many young Iranians, the images of 22-year-old Amini, intubated and lifeless on an emergency room table, were too much...