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Will Negotiations With Iran Fail?

Paul Heroux | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Paul Heroux

The Obama administration believes that failure will leave the world less safe. Furthermore, failure at the current negotiations would not open the way for ten years of trust. The lack of trust is one of the biggest impediments to sustained diplomatic relations.

Sean Hannity Says Obama 'Wants To Give The Iranians Nuclear Weapons'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.27.2015 | Media

Sean Hannity went full speed ahead with his attacks on President Obama Thursday evening. The Fox News host invited Liz Cheney and network contribut...

Sam Stein

Obama Details His Disappointment With Netanyahu In First Post-Election Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is operating under the assumption that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not support the creation of a P...

Obama Weighs In On Israel, Iran And Clemency In Huffington Post Interview

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

The Huffington Post's full interview with President Barack Obama will be published Saturday afternoon. Obama makes his first public comments on the...

Obama Makes Case For Nuclear Deal In Message To Iran's People

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, in a message to Iran's people and leaders on Thursday, said this year represented the "best o...

Senators Agree To Delay Committee Vote On Iran Bill

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed on Thursday to delay until April 14 the Senate F...

Norouz at the 'People's House' as Inspiration for Pluralism

Marjan Keypour Greenblatt | Posted 03.16.2015 | World
Marjan Keypour Greenblatt

This week, over 200 men and women representing a diversity of ethnicities, languages, professions and political views gathered to participate in what was perhaps the largest celebration of the ancient holiday of Norouz, the Persian New Year at the White House.

Republicans Say Obama Keen For Iran Deal To Build Own Legacy

AP | By DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans critical of U.S.-Iran nuclear talks contend President Barack Obama is so keen for a deal that he is ignoring Tehran's ...

Criticism, Some From The Right, Builds On GOP Letter To Iran

AP | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticism of 47 Republican senators' letter to Iranian leaders escalated Friday, and one of the lawmakers expressed misgivings abo...

Republicans Warn Iran Against Nuclear Deal With Obama

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) - Republican senators warned Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal made with U.S. President Barack Obama could last onl...

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Delays Vote On Iran Bill After Democrats Rebel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Feeling the heat from a Democratic rebellion, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is reversing course on a plan to move forwa...

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats Rebel Against Mitch McConnell Over Iran Nuclear Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) infuriated Democrats on Tuesday by announcing he would bypass regular order and expedite ...

Jessica Schulberg

The Toughest Job At AIPAC: Selling Iran Diplomacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Selling nuclear diplomacy with Iran was perhaps the toughest job at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference thi...

Obama: Rift Over Netanyahu Speech Not 'Permanently Destructive' To U.S.-Israeli Ties

Reuters | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that Iran should commit to a verifiable freez...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Netanyahu: Everything's Fine!

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made his most detailed comments yet here on Monday about his spat with the Obama administratio...

Obama's Last National Security Strategy

John Feffer | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics
John Feffer

This National Security Strategy will not likely silence administration critics or secure the White House for a Democratic successor in 2016. But it at least illuminates what Obama will try to accomplish globally in his last two years in office and, more importantly, how he will spin those efforts.

Obama: It's Time For Iran To Decide On Nuclear Deal

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the time has come for Iran to decide whether to accept a nuclear deal, and he acknowledged...

The Upcoming Battle Over Iran

Matthew RJ Brodsky | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Matthew RJ Brodsky

When Netanyahu makes his third appearance in the House Chamber, the political and strategic gap between Obama and himself will again be thrown into stark relief, with ramifications echoing in both countries' foreign and domestic policies.

A President Against Himself

Ladan Rafii | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics
Ladan Rafii

Yes, the latest polls may indicate that the President's popularity among Americans has increased by a few percentage points, but that won't make up for all the goodwill he's lost in the corridors of Capitol Hill.

Obama Says He'll Veto Iran Sanctions Bill

AP | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the likelihood is very high that nuclear negotiations with Iran would collapse if Congress moves forwa...

Corker Has Vital Role in Supporting Talks with Iran

Gayle S. Rose | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Gayle S. Rose

This goal -- to avoid war with Iran and find a way to peace in the Middle East -- is shared by the majority of U.S. citizens and millions of people around the world. The danger now is that political actors in Iran or in the United States might derail these talks.

'Rolling' Iran

Michael Brenner | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics
Michael Brenner

The investigative journalist and scholar Gareth Porter offers a persuasive argument for the proposition that the Obama administration will not make the minimal concessions needed to secure a nuclear accord with Iran. Porter's analysis leaves us with two questions.

Ali Watkins

Republicans Return To Washington With Iran Talks In Their Crosshairs

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are returning to Washington this week with control over both houses of Congress, and they have their sights set on one key O...

Khamenei Opposes Iran's Hardliners on Nuclear Negotiations

Akbar Ganji | Posted 02.02.2015 | World
Akbar Ganji

Not only does Khamenei approve the Geneva Accord, he also supports the resolution of the standoff over Iran's nuclear program in an equitable and just framework, one in which Iran's nuclear rights are respected and the economic sanctions are lifted, in return for Iran's guarantee of not pursuing nuclear weapons

CUI BONO? Understanding ISIS.....

James A. Nathan | Posted 01.30.2015 | World
James A. Nathan

Though it is clear that Turkey has tacked to a strong wind, Turkey is painfully aware that the American-led effort to arm Kurds against ISIS will accelerate a redefinition of a hundred-year old regional order defined in the detritus of World War One.