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Ignatius: Netanyahu May Have Leaked U.S. Secrets To Hurt Iran Negotiations

If this is true, the Israeli prime minister is even worse than I thought, and no ally of the United States. Mistrust between the Obama administration and Benjamin Netanyahu has widened even further in recent days because of U.S. suspicion that the Israeli prime minister has authorized leaks of details about the U.S. nuclear talks […]

A handout picture released on February 8, 2015 by the official website of the Center for Preserving and Publishing the Works of Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, shows him on stage during a meeting with Iranian air force commanders in Tehran. AFP/HO/KHAMENEI.IR Iran’s supreme leader has sent a secret but noncommittal letter to US […]

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said it would be nearly “impossible” to extend the nuclear negotiations with Iran. Kerry and Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif were not able to reach an agreement in Munich Sunday. “Either you make the decisions to prove your program is a peaceful one, or if you’re […]

Iran says a deal is within reach by November 24. Mohammad Javad Zarif will hold talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and senior European Union envoy Catherine Ashton in Oman on Sunday to try to narrow big gaps before full negotiations formally resume in Vienna on Nov. 18. The decade-long standoff over Western […]

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is looking toward his political future. Ahmadinejad has been relatively quiet since the ascendance of the moderate Rouhani, but the Iranian Labor News Agency (ILNA) is only one of many outlets that have reported on his desire to make a comeback. According to Amir Mohebbian, a leading political analyst, Ahmadinejad’s attempt […]

Iran, US hold direct talks in Geneva for nuclear deal (via AFP) Senior Iranian and US officials began direct talks in Geneva on Monday, urgently trying to find common ground over Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme as a July deadline for a lasting deal looms. For the Islamic republic, the goal is to make a… Now […]

John Bolton, the former George W. Bush Ambassador to the UN, a long-time opponent of that organization, has formed a political action committee in his own name. Bolton is circulating an email raising the specter of a nuclear Iran placing it’s as-yet undeveloped weapons on ships anchored in international waters within striking range of the […]

On Fox News Sunday the former Connecticut Senator expressed either what he thinks will happen and/or what he hopes will happen. LIEBERMAN: Yes, I want to talk about the legislation introduced in the Senate now sponsored by almost 50 members, which would impose tougher new sanctions on Iran if these negotiations fail. President Obama has […]

Norman Podhoretz, a former editor of Commentary magazine for 35 years,  is a big name in conservative circles. He’s advocating we “strike Iran now.” Given how very unlikely it is that President Obama, despite his all-options-on-the-table protestations to the contrary, would ever take military action, the only hope rests with Israel. If, then, Israel fails […]

Reuters/Ipsos shows that Americans overwhelmingly favor the Iran deal. According to the Reuters/Ipsos survey, 44 percent of Americans support the interim deal reached between Iran and six world powers in Geneva, and 22 percent oppose it. While indicating little trust among Americans toward Iranian intentions, the survey also underscored a strong desire to avoid new […]

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