New Iran Sanctions Bills Could Kill the Nuclear Deal, Pave the Way to War

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by Tyler Cullis Congress is in an apparent race with the Trump administration to see who can pose the greater threat to the sustainability of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)–the nuclear accord between the United States, other major… Continue Reading  

Iran‘s Waiting Game With Trump?

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by Eldar Mamedov As the Trump administration appears to be taking a tougher line on Iran and the U.S. Congress ponders new hostile actions against the country, several members of the European Parliament visited Tehran in mid-March. The visit, organized… Continue Reading  

Clinton Campaign Recycles Hawkish Foreign Policy Positions

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by Eli Clifton On Thursday, Hillary Clinton’s campaign adopted what appeared to be a new strategy against Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is, according to polls released today, leading her by eight points in Iowa and nine points in New… Continue Reading  

Obama’s Iran Gamble Paying Off

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by Robert E. Hunter In the ways of the world, sometimes objectively little events can symbolize much greater ones. Thus the determination by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that Iran has complied with requirements of the Joint Comprehensive Plan… Continue Reading  

The Underlying Messages of the US-Iran Naval Incident

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by Shireen Hunter   When news broke that the naval branch of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) had captured 10 US naval personnel whose boat had drifted into the territorial waters of the Iranian island of Farsi, it first… Continue Reading