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  • US sees opportunity in Iran's pullback in Iraq

    The United States persuaded Iraq to sideline Iranian-backed Shiite militias as a condition to American airstrikes in the strategic city of Tikrit, a senior U.S. general said Thursday. The move limits Iran's influence, at least temporarily, and could re-...
  • U.S. finds itself on both sides at once in Middle East

    The battle for dominance in the Middle East draws on ancient enmity between the Shiite and Sunni branches of Islam, but what drives it is a thoroughly modern struggle for power between Iran and the Arab monarchies led by Saudi Arabia. Now the United...
  • AP Exclusive: Iran may run centrifuges at fortified site

    The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in exchange for limits on centrifuge work and research and development at other sites, officials have told The Associated Press....
  • US, Iran nuke talks enter critical round ahead of deadline

    Nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran entered a critical phase on Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meeting his Iranian counterpart less than a week away from a deadline to secure the outline of a deal. With the clock...
  • Turmoil in Yemen escalates as Saudi Arabia bombs rebels

    The turmoil in Yemen grew into a regional conflict Thursday, with Saudi Arabia and its allies bombing Shiite rebels allied with Iran, while Egyptian officials said a ground assault will follow the airstrikes. Iran denounced the Saudi-led air campaign,...
  • WHY IT MATTERS: The Saudi-led intervention in Yemen

    Airstrikes by Saudi Arabia against Iran-backed Shiite rebels in turbulent Yemen have added a regional dimension to the conflict in the Arab world's poorest country. Five reasons why the world should care about what is happening there: ___ AL-QAIDA'S...
  • Trudy Rubin: 4 rules to judge any Iran deal

    If you're confused about whether a nuclear deal with Iran would be good for America or for Israel join the club. The club, that is, of folks who are debating the benefits of a deal versus the costs. For unyielding critics of any deal, especially in...
  • Senate OKs budget, but GOP rift over Pentagon emerges

    Senate OKs budget, but GOP rift over Pentagon emerges
    The Senate stayed in session all night to pass a $3.7-trillion Republican budget early Friday, grinding through tough -- but symbolic -- votes that provided the new Congress with a needed achievement. Passage on a strict party line vote, 52-46,...
  • Complex US-Iran ties at heart of complicated Mideast policy

    U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq's deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in...
  • Sen. Tom Cotton, tragic hero

    The snarky quip attributed to 19th-century French Foreign Minister Charles Maurice de Talleyrand -- "It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder" -- has recently been making the rounds to deride a letter written by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and signed by...
  • Obama as superhero: 'The Ignorator' ignores what he dislikes

    Obama as superhero: 'The Ignorator' ignores what he dislikes
    White House chief of staff Denis McDonough recently spoke to J Street, a left-wing organization that fancies itself the headquarters of the tough-love-for-Israel crowd. J Street’s critics would phrase it a bit differently. In a charitable mood,...