| Apr 19, 2014
| 7:42 PM
TEHRAN — Iran has "virtually resolved" its dispute with world powers over a planned nuclear plant that could produce weapon material, the chairman of Iran's nuclear agency told a state news agency.
Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's nuclear program,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:00 AM
TEHRAN — The room at the Iranian Chamber of Commerce offices was packed and noisy. At the lectern, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi encouraged dozens of merchants and manufacturers to "seize the opportunity" that could result from an easing...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 1:16 PM
WASHINGTON – Russia stood alone Saturday in vetoing a United Nations Security Council resolution declaring illegal a Russian-sponsored referendum on whether Crimea should secede from Ukraine.
In an illustration of Russia’s isolation on the...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:54 PM
WASHINGTON — The CIA's chief of Iran operations was placed on paid administrative leave and sent home from agency headquarters after an internal investigation found he had created an abusive and hostile work environment that put a crucial division...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may eventually be discovered, but there is something else that has been missing for much longer and its "disappearance" has far greater implications for America. It is our foreign policy. Can anyone say what...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:45 PM
JERUSALEM -- In a military operation in the international waters of the Red Sea, Israeli commandos intercepted a ship carrying Syrian-made rockets shipped from Iran and headed for the Gaza Strip, Israel’s military announced Wednesday.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:31 AM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Obama honored a domestic-violence and child-abuse advocate here Saturday, giving attention to human rights struggles in Saudi Arabia before bringing to a close an overseas trip to Europe and the desert kingdom that was...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON — In speeches and remarks last week in Europe, President Obama made it clear that he considers Russia's annexation of Crimea a very big deal. But he also defined what it's not: an overwhelming national security threat, such as the U.S.-...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Gerontion," Episode 307 of Showtime's "Homeland," refers to a T.S. Eliot poem about an elderly man molded by events of the previous century.
Similarly, acting CIA Director Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin) and Iranian deputy intelligence chief Majid Javadi...
| Nov 28, 2013
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew his red line across a cartoon bomb at the United Nations in September 2012, he highlighted the most pressing issue with Iran's nuclear program: the Islamic Republic's ability to enrich uranium to near-...
| Dec 24, 2013
In recent weeks, the media have had a field day reporting on a so-called rift in the U.S.-Israel relationship over the nuclear negotiations with Iran. The story makes for great headlines, but it's poor analysis. Despite the heated rhetoric, the pillars...