The State Department has quietly permitted Tehran to continue conducting sensitive nuclear work, including at a secretive military site that once housed the Islamic Republic’s weapons program, despite Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s demand that all such work cease last year.
Iran is at war with the United States, whether people in Washington like it or not.
Iranian leaders are running out of options as President Donald Trump tightens the economic noose on the already ailing hardline regime, which is now intent on outlasting the Trump administration in hopes that a friendlier U.S. politician can beat him in the 2020 election, according to U.S. officials and regional experts.
Leading Republican senators are uniting against what they describe as a bid by some elements of the Trump administration to keep the Iran nuclear deal on life support via a package of waivers exempting Tehran and its allies from new sanctions spearheaded by President Donald Trump, according to multiple conversations with top congressional officials both on and off the record.
This week, Democratic Sens. Tom Udall (N.M.) and Dick Durbin (Ill.) penned an opinion piece for the Washington Post in which they castigate President Trump’s policy toward Iran. Their arguments are misguided and miss an important truth: Trump actually needs to be tougher on Iran, not softer.
Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin on Monday lamented the resignation of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.
The chief legacy of Barack Obama’s foreign policy is not the Iran nuclear deal, which could not even survive his successor, but rather the visceral partisanship that he fostered at home while trying to defend the deal.
A new video shows Iranians, some of them children, attending rallies to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and repeating threats against the United States made by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Recent comments from Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, are the latest evidence that Iran completely outmaneuvered the Obama administration while negotiating the nuclear deal.
Iran’s leaders only have themselves to blame for their current troubles.