Has Saudi Arabia Finally Gone Too Far?

Jim Mattis and Mohammed bin Salman (Defense Department)

by Thomas W. Lippman In the 75-year history of the improbable alliance between the United State and Saudi Arabia, the Saudis have taken many actions and adopted many policies that infuriated the White House or Congress or both. They participated… Continue Reading  

Laying Zero Enrichment to Rest

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by Ali Gharib With the self-imposed deadline for Iran nuclear talks looming, obstacles to reaching a deal are emerging mostly from the Iranian side. The majles, or parliament, passed a bill seeking to restrain inspections on Iranian soil. More importantly,… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 11th, 2010. The Washington Post:  In an editorial, WaPo’s Jackson Diehl writes the Obama administration’s foreign policy strategy is marked by public and highly choreographed “process” and timelines. On Iran, Diehl… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for September 2, 2010. The Washington Post: Scott Wilson writes that shared regional fears of a nuclear weapons possessing Iran might be a catalyst for a breakthrough in this week’s Arab-Israeli peace talks.… Continue Reading