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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran Still Closed To U.S. Influence After Nuclear Deal: Khamenei

Iran will remain closed to U.S. influence and continue to oppose U.S. policies in the Middle East after its nuclear deal with big powers.

August 17, 2015

Why Israel’s Security Experts Support The Iran Deal — And Why Iran’s Hardliners Don’t

On the Iran deal, mainstream opinion in Israel’s military and intelligence circles is more closely aligned with Barack Obama than Bibi Netanyahu — as two former chiefs of the Jewish state’s spy services have publicly declared.

August 6, 2015

Obama Sends Iran Deal To Wary Congress, Israel Urges Rejection

Obama has promised to exercise his veto if Congress rejects the deal, which curbs Iran’s nuclear program while allowing an easing of economic sanctions.

July 19, 2015
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran

Iran’s Supreme Leader Bars Inspections Of Military Sites

Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday banned a key component of a pending nuclear deal with the West: inspections of military sites by the international nuclear watchdog.

May 20, 2015

Making A Fetish Of John McCain

Why does the elite Washington media continue to pay deference to, and take seriously, the opinions of John McCain? He’s no “maverick,” he’s a feckless partisan.

May 1, 2015

When The Hitler Card Won’t Do, Play The Chamberlain Card

The Republican right accuses every American president who negotiates an arms pact with our putative enemies of weakening national security. And they are always wrong.

April 15, 2015

Iran’s Khamenei Says No Guarantee Of Final Nuclear Deal

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that last week’s hard-won framework accord was no guarantee of a final nuclear deal and that much work remained.

April 9, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Geneva on January 14 for a bilateral meeting to provide guidance to their negotiating teams before their next round of discussions, which begin on January 15. U.S. Mission/Eric Bridiers via Flickr

Iran Shifts On Key Issue In Nuclear Talks As Deadline Looms

Iran is backing off an earlier apparent agreement to allow enriched uranium to be shipped out of the country as a way to assure the material can’t be used as nuclear bomb fuel.

March 30, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Geneva on January 14 for a bilateral meeting to provide guidance to their negotiating teams before their next round of discussions, which begin on January 15. U.S. Mission/Eric Bridiers via Flickr

Top Iranians Signal Support For A Nuclear Deal

Ali Larijani, speaker of Iran’s parliament, spoke approvingly of a possible deal last week, saying “many steps have been taken.”

March 24, 2015