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Five Middle East Predictions for 2015

Graham E. Fuller | Posted 03.07.2015 | World
Graham E. Fuller

Only a fool offers longer term predictions about the Middle East. I offer the following shorter term predictions about the Middle East for 2015.

Oil Embargoes, Sherlock Holmes, and the Russian Butler

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 04.21.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The tumult and fabricated anxieties over Iran's oil supply give ample cover to an oil price veering ever higher -- prices explained away by the political tensions at hand. But the question needs to be asked -- what is really driving oil prices?

Russia Lashes Out At European Sanctions On Iran

AP | Posted 03.24.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia's Foreign Ministry is criticizing the new European Union sanctions against Iran, saying they are a severe mistake likely to worsen te...

Nuclear Deal With Iran All for Show

Emma Belcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emma Belcher

If the Obama administration's goal is to build support for harsher sanctions by making Iran appear recalcitrant, proposing a stillborn deal disguised as engagement is a shrewd approach.

UN Security Council Agrees On Iran Sanctions

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The United States introduced a United Nations resolution aimed at Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program on Tuesday, having w...

US And Russia Clash Over Iran Nuclear Plant

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and her Russian counterpart clashed openly Thursday over the planned launch this summer ...

Plotting the Next Moves in Obama's Chess Match with Iran

Josh Lockman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Josh Lockman

While the President should be commended for vigorously engaging with the Iranian regime, now is the time for stronger action.

Russia Stand On Iran Sanctions Welcomed By Israel

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A senior Israeli official welcomes steps by Russia toward endorsing additional sanctions against Iran as a way of stopping its nucle...

Russia Agrees To Possible Iran Sanctions As Reward For Obama's Missile Defense Plan

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — A unified U.S.-Russian stance on sanctions against Iran would put added pressure on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to yield so...

Russian FM Says No New Sanctions On Iran

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russia's foreign minister says Moscow firmly opposes any new sanctions against Iran. Sergey Lavrov says new tougher sanctions would ru...