| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:44 AM
JERUSALEM — In his first public comments on the Geneva agreement Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the deal between the six western powers and Iran a "historic mistake" that makes the world a "much more dangerous place." He...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Seeking to create an analogy with the deal the United States negotiated with Iran to supposedly limit further production of its centrifuges, Secretary of State John Kerry chose to recall disarmament agreements between the United States and the Soviet...
| Nov 26, 2013
By definition, the interim agreement under which Iran agreed to suspend progress on its nuclear program in exchange for limited relief from economic sanctions isn't a permanent solution. But the deal worked out in Geneva over the weekend nevertheless...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:30 PM
What's going on between Washington and Teheran of late? Here are a few quotations from the files that sum up the whole, old story:
"The settlement of the Czechoslovakian problem which has now been achieved is, in my view, only the prelude to a larger...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If the leaders of Iran consider that the current agreement allows that nation to continue its uranium enrichment program, then it will do so despite any protests by the U.S. ("Kerry defends Iran deal," Nov. 25). In the meantime, Iran has broken the back...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- Remember when you were a kid and you would open a full refrigerator right after mom's latest grocery-shopping trip, only to complain that there was nothing to eat and that she was starving you to death? Well, that's Iran right now. Iran has...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:46 AM
JERUSALEM — Israel braced for rockets and got a diplomatic bombshell instead.
The Obama administration’s surprise decision to delay a U.S. strike against Syria to allow for congressional debate left anxious Israelis relieved Sunday that...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:19 PM
For anyone interested in the politics of left and right--and in political journalism as it is practiced at the highest level, Orwell's works are indispensable. This week, in the year marks the 110th anniversary of his birth, we present a personal list...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 7:22 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama signaled Saturday that he was prepared to allow Iran to enrich uranium on its own soil, saying that a final deal could be structured to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear bomb.
Obama also put the odds of...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:29 PM
WASHINGTON – House lawmakers complained to Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Tuesday that a proposed nuclear deal with Iran yields too much by potentially opening the way for the Islamic Republic to continue enriching uranium at low levels.
| Dec 11, 2013
Negotiating with Iran on a permanent agreement to ensure that it doesn't develop nuclear weapons is challenging enough. But the Obama administration simultaneously must deal with members of Congress who are determined to impose new economic sanctions on...