No one knows for sure what will happen in the Middle East over the next several months, but there are enough signs to suggest that history is about to rhyme.
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.
Iranian leaders announced on Monday the construction of two new nuclear plants, and it remains unclear if the Trump administration views this as crossing a red line since its abandonment of the landmark nuclear deal, which included provisions permitting Iran to work on heavy water nuclear reactors that could provide a plutonium-based pathway to a bomb.
Iran, one of the top human rights abusers in the world, has been awarded a seat on a key United Nations committee that oversees complaints about the global abuse of women.
Iranian leaders are betting on the Trump administration to cave in on a key piece of its tough new sanctions aimed at choking off the Islamic Republic’s access to lucrative crude oil markets, according to multiple sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.
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.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani claimed on Thursday that President Donald Trump requested no fewer than eight meetings with Iranian leaders, all of which were rejected.
Ebrahim Raisi is set to become chief of Iran’s powerful judiciary this week, giving him immense influence over the Islamic Republic’s brutal system of oppression.
It is shameful and strategically incompetent not to ban Hezbollah in its entirety. And it is the height of folly to continue supporting the Lebanese military when it collaborates so closely with Hezbollah.
A top Iranian military figure in the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, recently outlined the rogue nation’s long-term plans to “defeat world powers,” saying that Tehran has been “chosen to wage jihad” across the globe.