Adam Kredo

U.S. Pursues Mystery Buyer of Contested Iranian Nuclear Materials

Nuclear experts worried Russia engaged in scheme to buy Iran's heavy water

A general view of a heavy water plant inThe Trump administration seeks to determine the identity of a currently undisclosed international purchaser of Iranian nuclear materials, and could issue new sanctions to prevent Tehran from exporting substances that could be used to power a nuclear weapon, administration officials tell the Washington Free Beacon.

In Rare Diplomatic Breakthrough, U.S., Iran See Eye to Eye on Prisoner Swaps

Both nations express willingness to hold talks on 'full scale' prisoner exchange

Brian HookIn a sign of warming relations between the Trump administration and Iran, both governments in recent days have expressed a willingness to negotiate about the possibility of a full scale prisoner release that could see many long-held American detainees make their way home.

U.S. Sanctions Iranian-Controlled Militias Killing Peaceful Protesters in Iraq

Iran wrenching control of Iraq from its people

Secretary of State Mike PompeoThe Trump administration on Friday issued a bevy of new sanctions on Iranian militia leaders guilty of killing peaceful protesters in Iraq, a sign the administration is troubled about increasingly muscular attempts by Tehran to infiltrate the Iraqi government and wrench control for its own agenda.

U.S. Mulls Withdrawal From Open Skies Treaty

Congress, Trump admin cite violations and spying by Moscow

Russian President Vladimir PutinThe Trump administration may withdraw the United States from a key treaty with Russia that Moscow uses to conduct surveillance operations across the United States—but has repeatedly violated by denying the United States access to Russian airspace.

Rashida Tlaib Headlined Anti-Semitic Hate Fest

Other speakers have compared Israel to white supremacists, rapists

Representative Rashida TlaibRep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) was the keynote speaker at a conference hosted by a Muslim organization that traffics in anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and that counts among its supporters those who seek Israel's destruction.

Iran Orders U.S. to Pay $130 Billion in Reparations

Threatens to annihilate U.S., Britain, Israel, Saudi Arabia

Hossein SalamiThe Iranian government has ordered the United States to pay some $130 billion in reparations to citizens it says have been harmed by the Trump administration's tough sanctions policy on Tehran, according to a Tuesday announcement by Iran's judiciary.