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Ahmadinejad Says Oil Prices Too High

Clusterstock | Corey Lorinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Are oil companies like Exxon Mobil and oil-rich nations like Iran worried that oil prices can get too high? You bet. Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadine...

Britain To Freeze Assets Of Iran's Largest Bank In New Sanctions

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LUXEMBOURG — An EU spokeswoman says the 27-nation bloc is ready to issue stronger financial sanctions against Iran. The spokeswoman for EU fore...

Diplomacy as a Last Resort

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

The US will do everything in its power to prevent an attack by Iran or to respond militarily should an attack take place. In dealing with the likes of Ahmadinejad, there is nothing wrong with being vocal about that fact.

Ahmadinejad Calls Bush's Nuclear Bluff

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamal Dajani

If people are lamenting over gas prices approaching five dollars, I guarantee you that they will top off $10.00 at the pump and more than $200 a barrel within hours of an attack on Iran.

Are Iran and Israel Destined to be Enemies?

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trita Parsi

The key to tempering the Israeli-Iranian rivalry -- at least the Iranian side of it -- lies in playing Iran's ideological and strategic interests against each other.

Iran Threatens To Sue Western Nations For 'Damaging Its Reputation'

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VIENNA, Austria — Iran accused the United States on Thursday of pressuring the U.N.'s nuclear agency to base its latest investigation of Tehran'...

McCain Invokes Kahane's 'Never Again!' to Warn of Iranian Attack on Israel

Richard Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Silverstein

Ahmadinejad certainly realizes, unlike McCain and Israeli right-wing politicians like Bibi Netanyahu, that Iran doesn't have the capacity to seriously damage, much less eradicate Israel.

Is McCain Building An Iran War Drum?

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

Kowtowing to an Israeli fear of Iran, McCain used the AIPAC forum to reinforce his three most dubious and dangerous policy claims and beat the drums of war.

Ahmadinejad: I May Meet With Pope

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iran says it would consider a meeting between President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Italian officials and the pope on an upcoming trip to Italy if they in...

Obama: Weak Like JFK

Robert Silvers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Silvers

If JFK's multi-act dance with Krushchev taught us anything, it's that negotiation isn't weakness. As to the historical analogies, bring 'em on. There's worse than being compared to a Kennedy.

Another McCain Foreign Policy Gaffe

Ilan Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ilan Goldenberg

If the "average American" thinks that Ahmadinejad is the ultimate leader of Iran, it's up to the president to dissuade them of this notion -- not reinforce it.

Ahmadinejad: US Fueling Iraqi Violence

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and JOHN AFFLECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on an historic trip to Baghdad Sunday that America fueled the violence in Iraq, portraying ...

Iran Postpones Iraq Security Talks With US

Reuters | Dean Yates and Sean Maguire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iran has postponed a fourth round of talks with the United States in Baghdad on improving security in Iraq, giving no reason for the delay, Iraqi For...

Iraqi Foreign Ministry: Ahmadinejad To Make Landmark Visit To Iraq

Reuters | Wisam Mohammed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accepted an invitation to visit Baghdad, Iraq's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, a landmark trip that would make ...

SNL Spoofs Ahmadinejad In Gay Love Song

Eat The Press | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For a devoted fan, there are many takeaways from last night's kickoff to the 33rd season of "Saturday Night Live," but for the media and the internet ...