Iran Nuclear Deal

Iran Breaches Bans on Enriched Uranium in Nuclear Escalation

Leaders issue threats to U.S., promise further breaches of nuke deal

Iran made good on Monday on its threats to violate key nuclear commitments, warning that further breaches will be coming in the next weeks unless European nations still party to the nuclear agreement help Tehran skirt tough American sanctions and provide it with cash windfalls.

When the Straw Men Take Over

The false binary of war or diplomacy is eroding national discussions about foreign policy

No serious person advocating stronger action against Iran is calling for an American invasion or a large-scale war.

Trump Calls Off Iran Strike ’10 minutes’ Before Launch

Iranian leaders threaten more strikes

Following Iran's attack on an unmanned U.S. drone in the region, the most direct attack yet on American interests, Trump had several options for a military retaliation. Trump initially committed to responding in such a manner, but called off the attack minutes before.

Don’t Submit to Iran’s Extortion

Recent incidents comprise a coherent Iranian effort to coerce the West into stopping, or opposing, the Trump administration's policy of exerting "maximum pressure" on the Islamic Republic.