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  • Obama speaks by phone with Iran's president

    WASHINGTON – Ending three decades of official estrangement, President Obama spoke by telephone with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday and said he is hopeful the two countries can reach a deal to resolve the long diplomatic standoff on Iran&...
  • Obama breaks three decades of silence with call to Iranian president

    Obama breaks three decades of silence with call to Iranian president
    WASHINGTON — Breaking a silence of more than three decades between the leaders of the United States and Iran, President Obama on Friday called President Hassan Rouhani to express confidence that the two can find a "comprehensive solution" to their...
  • Joel Brinkley: Iran's new president mounts a charm offensive

    Washington is preoccupied with two all-consuming debates right now. First, of course, is Syria. President Obama placed his faith in two wholly untrustworthy figures. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has shown himself to be a consummate liar, and...
  • Is a nuclear Iran really to be feared?

    PARIS -- The obsession of the American foreign policy community, as well as most American (and a good many international) politicians, by the myth of Iran's "existential" threat to Israel, brings the world steadily closer to another war in the Middle...
  • When are goals ever truly realized in international affairs?

    PARIS -- It is, I suppose, too discouraging to face the fact that in international affairs (and indeed in national affairs; but that is another subject) paradox and contradiction rule the world. Policymakers and politicians consistently get what they don'...
  • Israel's Netanyahu presses U.S. to keep up Iran sanctions

    WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged President Obama to stand firmly behind current sanctions against Iran and prepare to crack down harder if the Islamic Republic remains on a path toward developing nuclear...
  • Netanyahu warns of Iran 'charm offensive,' deceit on nuclear arms

    Netanyahu warns of Iran 'charm offensive,' deceit on nuclear arms
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded an alarm Tuesday over Iran's recent claims to want a nuclear accord with the West, accusing the Islamic Republic's moderate new president of waging a "charm offensive" to get sanctions lifted while still...
  • Govt. shutdown, tectonic shifts in Middle East could strain Israeli-US relationship

    PARIS -- The shutdown of the American government has been devastating to the United States' international credibility. It undermines the American ability to make a promise, give a guarantee or claim the position of international leadership that...
  • Don't be fooled by Iran's charming new leader

    There are two main reasons to doubt the possibility of an Iran-U.S. rapprochement, an idea that gained new life after Iran's charm offensive at the United Nations last week and a phone call between the presidents of the two countries on Sept. 27. The...
  • State Dept. official urges Congress to delay new Iran sanctions

    WASHINGTON – A senior U.S. diplomat urged Congress to delay tough new Iran sanctions legislation until after upcoming negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program for fear of undermining the talks. Wendy Sherman, the State Department’s...
  • U.S. not being 'played' by Iran on nuclear issue, Kerry insists

    The United States would never allow itself to be "played" by Iran in negotiations about to resume on the Islamic republic's disputed nuclear programs, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry insisted Thursday. Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met...