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  • Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday sanctioned the delivery of a highly capable Russian air defense missile system to Iran, a game changer move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic's military capability and fuel Israel's concerns. U.S....
  • White House: Iran deal requires phased sanctions removal

    The White House pushed back Friday against declarations from Iran's leaders that any nuclear deal must include an immediate lifting of sanctions, indicating President Barack Obama will walk away from negotiations unless sanctions are removed over time....
  • Iran aims high ahead of push for final nuclear deal

    Iran is staking out a tough bargaining stance for the final phase of nuclear negotiations, with both its supreme leader and its moderate president saying Thursday that any deal must include an immediate lifting of withering sanctions. While that might be...
  • Obama is waging an all-out campaign for Iran deal

    WASHINGTON Even as Iranian officials suggested another hurdle to a nuclear deal Thursday, President Barack Obama and his administration waged an aggressive coordinated campaign to stop Congress from interfering. Iranian officials suggested the deal would...
  • Rewarding Iran's behavior is clearly a terrible deal

    Rewarding Iran's behavior is clearly a terrible deal
    The announcement last week between the P5+1 and Iran felt like a late-coming April fools joke, rewarding Iran for its bad behavior. The terms require very little of Iran, and would leave the regime with an internationally recognized path to a nuclear...
  • Obama lobbies Congress on Iran; Dems seek changes to bill

    Democratic senators are intent on changing a bill that would give Congress a say in an emerging nuclear deal with Iran — tweaks that could make it more palatable to President Barack Obama, who called two key senators on Wednesday to lobby against...
  • Iran calls for a timetable for global nuclear disarmament

    Iran accused the five nuclear powers Wednesday of failing to take concrete action to eliminate their stockpiles and called for negotiations on a convention to achieve nuclear disarmament by a target date. Iran's deputy U.N. ambassador Gholam Hossein...
  • Keep up the sanctions and wait out Iran

    Keep up the sanctions and wait out Iran
    One of the key arguments used by the United States and the Western powers to justify the recent Iran nuclear deal is that the alternative to this deal is war. This is simply not true. There is a third option. It is called waiting. For several years,...
  • Obama can drive a stronger deal with Iran

    Obama can drive a stronger deal with Iran
    President Barack Obama is lobbying hard for the preliminary nuclear deal the U.S. and five other world powers reached with Iran. He touts it as "our best bet by far to make sure Iran doesn't get a nuclear weapon." But he doesn't yet have a deal in hand...
  • Obama says Iran time to build nuke could drop after 13 years

    Iran could be able to obtain a nuclear weapon much more quickly after the first 13 years of the emerging nuclear deal, President Barack Obama acknowledged Tuesday. Yet he said that with no deal, the world would be even less equipped to stop it. Under the...
  • U.S. promises to beef up defense aid to Persian Gulf allies

    U.S. promises to beef up defense aid to Persian Gulf allies
    Obama administration officials are promising a major strengthening of U.S. defense commitments to Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf allies, possibly including a nuclear commitment to their security, in an intensifying effort to win their support for the...