Some Reactions from Congress to Obama-Rouhani Phone Call

by Marsha B. Cohen Several members of the House and Senate have responded to Friday’s historic 15-minute phone conversation between Presidents Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani. In addition to the general sense of discontent that’s been conveyed by all but… Continue Reading

ProPublica and the Fear Campaign Against Iran

by Jim Lobe Last Thursday, the highly respected, non-profit investigative news agency ProPublica featured a 2,400-word article, “The Terror Threat and Iran’s Inroads in Latin America”, by its award-winning senior reporter, Sebastian Rotella, who has long specialized in terrorism and… Continue Reading

House Approves United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act

Analysts have noted that while nuclear talks between Iran and the West are in progress Israel is unlikely to attack Iran or perhaps more accurately, pretend like it might as much as it has been. But that doesn’t mean the… Continue Reading

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for Oct. 28 – Nov. 2 IPS News: Further to Jim’s post yesterday is his article about the approval of two bills calling for “sweeping sanctions” against Iran by the Foreign Affairs Committee… Continue Reading