| Aug 5, 2014
Does anyone else see what is going on with the negotiations with Iran concerning its nuclear intentions? It has spent billions to develop nuclear mechanisms that are only necessary to build a nuclear weapon, while continuing to insist that it only desires...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The smile is still there, along with the optimistic patter, but Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is struggling with a much tougher task this week as he tries to duplicate last year's successful charm offensive at the United Nations General Assembly....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:06 AM
The latest round of talks over Iran’s nuclear program limped toward a close Friday without the breakthrough that many hoped could be delivered during the annual gathering in New York of the United Nations General Assembly.
With less than two...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday accused the West of creating terrorism and mistreating his country, even while promising that Tehran would cooperate on regional issues if the West would accept a compromise deal on Iran’s nuclear...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:07 AM
A U.S. proposal aimed at resolving a central dispute in nuclear talks with Iran is meeting skepticism in the Iranian capital from conservatives and observers of other political stripes.
U.S. negotiators have proposed to have Iran disconnect some of...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:58 PM
U.S. officials warned Saturday that they would not seek to extend negotiations over Iran's nuclear program beyond the July 20 deadline unless Tehran's negotiators make major concessions in the next several days.
With top Western diplomats convening...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:59 PM
No threats. No bluster. No blame.
"I won't engage in blame games or spin," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted Sunday. "Not my style. What I will engage in is a sincere effort to reach an agreement."
With international negotiations...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Commenting on the execution of a French nobleman by Napoleon, the French diplomat Talleyrand supposedly observed: "It was worse than a crime — it was a blunder." That consummate expression of realpolitik certainly applies to the alleged U.S....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The Obama administration and Iran signaled Tuesday that they were prepared to extend international negotiations over the latter’s nuclear program beyond the Sunday deadline, buying time for the struggling effort but leaving its future cloudy....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:58 PM
President Obama said Wednesday that international negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program have made “real progress in several areas,” and have produced a “credible way forward,” despite substantial differences between Tehran...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:20 PM
President Barack Obama and officials in Iran have suggested that they will extend current talks about the Islamic State's nuclear program beyond Sunday's deadline if no agreement is reached. It is essential that they do so and that hard-line voices on...