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Obama Has A Plan To Protect The Iran Deal In August, His Least Favorite Month

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House and allied groups are preparing a robust campaign to protect President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran during Aug...

Huckabee, Trump, Netanyahu, and the Politics of Provocation

Jon Rainwater | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics
Jon Rainwater

Huckabee, by using the imagery he did and by casting the president as Hitler, crossed a line others have not crossed. For that he richly deserves the special opprobrium he is receiving.

Why Holocaust Analogies Aren't Helping Republicans Win Jewish Votes

John A. Tures | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
John A. Tures

Republicans have done everything they can to win the Jewish vote, never missing an opportunity to link Democrats and any foreign policy opponent to the Nazis and the Holocaust. They just don't get how offensive such remarks are to Jewish voters, continuing to drive them toward Democrats.

Marco Rubio: Iran Deal Could 'Go Away' With Obama

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio on Thursday warned that President Barack Obama's successor ...

Why You Should Support the Iran Nuclear Deal

Cody Cain | Posted 07.17.2015 | Politics
Cody Cain

While entering into this nuclear deal with Iran is far from perfect, it nevertheless offers a potential for optimism. First of all, it would delay Iran's nuclear program for at least 10 to 15 years, and this alone is a significant benefit.

The Iran Nuclear Deal: A Test of True Leadership

Reza Bavar | Posted 07.17.2015 | Politics
Reza Bavar

President Obama has opened the door to dialogue with two nations -- Cuba and Iran -- that Americans have long considered to be enemies. He did this despite the resistance of powerful counter-forces and for that he should be applauded.

Why Iran's Nuclear Deal Is A Victory Against Hardliners And Terrorists

John A. Tures | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Let's say that the U.S. Congress rejects the deals. If so, we could see a hardliner comeback in Iran, a victory for the sponsors of terrorism, an increased likelihood of Israel bombing Iran, with a retaliation that drags America into a conflict that makes Iraq look like a skirmish.

Jessica Schulberg

Obama: No End To War In Syria Without 'Buy-In' From Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday acknowledged that cooperation from Iran will be necessary for any future resolution of the civil war...

Obama: This Deal Is 'Our Best Means' Of Keeping Iran From Obtaining Nuclear Weapons

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

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Obama Holding Press Conference To Discuss Iran Nuclear Agreement

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, July 14 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will hold a news conference on Wednesday to answer questions about the nuclear agreem...

U.S. And Iran Both Compromise On Nuke Deal

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nuclear accord with Iran required a difficult series of compromises for world powers and Tehran. For President ...

Sam Stein

How A 2007 Debate Gaffe Paved The Way For A Deal That Will Define Obama's Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On June 3, 2008, Barack Obama, then a senator from Illinois, secured the necessary delegates to become the Democratic nominee for presid...

Let These Cartoons Explain What The World Thinks Of The Iran Deal

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred & Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 07.15.2015 | World

Tuesday's agreement between Iran and six world powers over Tehran's nuclear program has prompted both celebration and skepticism around the world -- e...

Read What Obama Had To Say About The Iran Deal

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

A text of President Barack Obama's address from the White House Tuesday marking the agreement by the United States and its negotiating partners, Great...

The Iran Deal and the Prague Agenda

Norman Eisen | Posted 07.12.2015 | World
Norman Eisen

President Obama is pursuing a deal out of principle. It is that ambition that has driven the President's formulation and consistent pursuit of each of the four elements of the Prague Agenda. Of course, as the President himself has repeatedly emphasized, the deal must be a good one.

Demanding What You Can't Get: Obama's Gamble With the Iran Talks in Vienna

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 07.11.2015 | Politics
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

No doubt, Obama and his White House advisers think they are handling difficult domestic political dynamics with admirable adroitness. But, in diplomatic terms, their approach assumes that other key players -- including Iran -- will wait indefinitely for Washington to get serious about closing a deal.

Michael Oren's Fight Against A Nuclear Deal

Rabbi Yaacov Behrman | Posted 07.10.2015 | Books
Rabbi Yaacov Behrman

I met Michael Oren on several occasions. He is both an excellent diplomat and a respected historian. It is impossible for me to ignore the facts stated in Oren's memoir. The book has caused a paradigm shift in how I view the Obama administration and a nuclear deal with Iran.

What Happens Next If The Iran Nuclear Talks Fall Apart

Associated Press | Posted 06.29.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The Iranian nuclear talks are playing out in classic fashion: A self-imposed deadline appears to have been extended due to stubborn dis...

Iran Nuclear Deal May Be Nearing Goal Line

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics

(Repeats story with no change to text) By Louis Charbonneau, Parisa Hafezi and John Irish NEW YORK/ANKARA/PARIS, June 1...

Bob Corker 'Alarmed' By Reports On Iran Talks

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told President Barack...

Obama Defends Iranian Nuclear Negotiations: 'A Military Solution Will Not Fix It'

AP | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S President Barack Obama reached out to a skeptical Israeli public in an interview aired Monday saying that only an agreement, no...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Saudi King Salman May Visit Washington After All

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, whose absence at the Obama administration's just-concluded summit with Sunni Arab leaders pro...

Looking Forward, Nuclear Proliferation Is Still Greatest Existential Threat We Face

Valerie Plame Wilson | Posted 05.13.2015 | World
Valerie Plame Wilson

Twenty-six years after the end of the Cold War, the world still has more than 15,000 nuclear weapons. Whatever other issues people care about -- poverty, the environment, inequality and so many others -- if we don't get this one right, and soon, nothing else will matter.

Nuclear Deal or Not, Dark Years Await the Middle East

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics
Trita Parsi

In this era of truce, the US and Iran can dialogue about regional problems rather than seeing the absence of diplomacy exacerbate existing conflicts. Yet, in spite of this pending historic achievement, dark years await the Middle East.

Jessica Schulberg

After Last-Minute Changes, Iran Bill Sweeps Key Vote With White House Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After several months of wrangling between the White House and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), a contro...