Schumer Opposes Iran Deal, Receives $90,000 From AIPAC Ally

by Eli Clifton Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) was the first Senate Democrat to publicly oppose the Obama administration’s deal to constrain Iran’s nuclear program. Schumer announced he would vote against the agreement on August 6, less than three weeks after… Continue Reading

US Analysts: Netanyahu crossing the line with Obama

Adding to a central point of David Remnick’s article in the New Yorker earlier this week — that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has gone too far with his pressure campaign against President Barak Obama and alienated allies in the process… Continue Reading

Poll: Only Seventeen Percent Of U.S. Public Supports Military Action Against Iran

Republished by arrangement with Think Progress Director of National Intelligence James Clapper reminded Congress earlier this week that U.S. intelligence estimates indicate that Iran has not yet decided to build a nuclear weapon. Meanwhile, U.N. nuclear inspectors report that their… Continue Reading

Nat’l Journal: ‘Will Sabre Rattling And Sanctions Work Against Iran?’

National Journal‘s Senior Editor Richard H.P. Sia recently asked “Will Sabre Rattling and Sanctions Work Against Iran?” on the publication’s National Security Expert Blog: His take was that results were mixed, but it’s the responses to his query — addressing… Continue Reading

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 2 – 4, 2010. New York Times: Though details are not available, William Yong writes that Iranian authorities have arrested an unspecified number of “nuclear spies” in connection with the Stuxnet… Continue Reading