January 1, 2014

For Iran, 2013 Was a Very Good Year

Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

Remember that interim Iranian nuclear agreement forged in Geneva on Nov. 24, the one accompanied by blaring trumpets and soaring doves? Would it surprise you to know that the agreement -- a deal that doesn’t, by the way, neutralize the threat posed by Iran’s nuclear program, just freezes the program, more or less, in place -- has not yet been implemented?

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December 29, 2013
Don't Let Israel Declare War for America
Sheldon Richman, Reason
The American people should know that pending right now in Congress is a bipartisan bill that would virtually commit the United States to go to war against Iran if Israel attacks the Islamic Republic. “The bill outsources... more ››
December 28, 2013
Send a Message to the Mullahs
Chicago Tribune
More than a month ago, Iran and the U.S. cut an interim deal on Iran's rogue nuclear program. Since then, Tehran and Washington look to have been engaged in the equivalent of arguing over whether the peace table should be round... more ››
December 28, 2013
Iran's War on Religion
Katrina Lantos Swett, RealClearWorld
With the approach of a new year comes the hope of peace among and within nations. But as our nation explores peace on the nuclear front with Tehran, members of Iran's diaspora community in the United States and other concerned... more ››
December 30, 2013
Iran, Turkey's New Ally
Vali Nasr, New York Times
In sharp contrast to Israel and the Persian Gulf monarchies, which have been alarmed by the interim deal on Iran’s nuclear program, Turkey sees benefit in serving as a bridge between Iran and the West and in providing the... more ››
December 31, 2013
A Nuclear Blind Alley for the U.S.
Bunn & McGoldrick, Los Angeles Times
A hard-line approach to stopping the spread of nuclear technology probably would be counterproductive. more ››