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Iran Nuclear Talks Expected To Last Right Up To Deadline

Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program are coming down to the wire.

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

Iran Nuclear Talks Still Far From A Deal, Officials Say

Time is running out for nuclear negotiators.

March 17, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry continued his meetings in Montreux March 4 with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif. Under Secretary Wendy Sherman and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz in the meetings. (US Mission Geneva via Flickr)

That GOP Letter To Iran? Not Illegal, But Not Smart Either

The Cotton Doctrine is going to be a long-term problem for Republicans.

March 16, 2015
President Barack Obama leaves Air Force One with Sen. Barbara Boxer after arriving at LAX on Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. Obama will tape an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live and attend a DNC event. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Obama Administration Collects Data To Sell Iran Nuclear Deal

The White House is preparing for a tough sell on a nuclear deal with Iran.

March 16, 2015
Denis McDonough addresses the U.S. Islamic World Forum on May 30, 2012. (U.S.-Islamic World Forum/Flickr)

Obama Deputy Warns Senate Against Undermining Iran Nuclear Talks

The White House is pushing back against Senate interference in the Iran negotiations.

March 16, 2015
The U.S. Capitol under construction in October, 2014 (Mike Maguire via Flickr)

Senators’ Letter To Iran Leader Sets Dangerous Precedent

Congressional Republicans reached yet another new low this week.

March 14, 2015
U.S. Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas and former Ambassador John Bolton speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Tom Cotton’s Diplomacy Is Working Out Pretty Well For Tom Cotton

Senator Cotton’s Iran letter is bad for the GOP, and worse for diplomacy — but pretty good for him.

March 11, 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 Leader Says GOP Senators’ Letter Implies U.S. ‘Not Trustworthy’

Is this mission accomplished for the Senate GOP?

March 10, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) stands next to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd R) during a round of nuclear negotiations on March 2, 2015, in Montreux, Switzerland (AFP/Evan Vucci)

Obama Lambasts U.S. Senators Over Iran Nuclear Letter

The White House is livid over Senate Republicans’ letter to Tehran.

March 10, 2015
Israeli PM Netanyahu addresses joint session of the US Congress - DC

A No-Confidence Vote In Obama And The Water’s Edge Ideal

How John Boehner and congressional Republicans reached another new low.

March 5, 2015
Israeli PM Netanyahu addresses joint session of the US Congress - DC

Iran Dismisses Netanyahu’s ‘Lies’ As Trivial To Nuclear Talks

The Iranian reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu’s big speech was predictably hostile.

March 4, 2015
Netanyahu Speech

Cartoon: Phone Call From The Negotiations

Benjamin Netanyahu enters the U.S.-Iran nuclear talks.

March 3, 2015
US President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House March 3, 2015, in Washington, DC (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)

Obama: Netanyahu Offered No ‘Viable Alternative’ To Iran Talks

Presidnet Obama says there was ‘nothing new’ in Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial address.

March 3, 2015
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint session of the US Congress in Washington, DC, on March 3, 2015

Netanyahu: Planned Deal Frees Iran To Build Nuclear Arms

As expected, Benjamin Netaynahu spoke out strongly against the evolving nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran.

March 3, 2015
Bibi Bomb

Cartoon: How I Learned To Stop Kvetching And Love The Bomb

Benjamin Netanyahu hits Washington.

March 3, 2015
Benjamin Netanyahu

Kerry Seeks To Tamp Down Controversy Over Benjamin Netanyahu’s Visit

Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech has further divided Congress.

March 2, 2015
Photo: Talk Radio News Service via Flickr

Some U.S. House Democrats Seek Postponement Of Netanyahu Speech

House Democrats are upping the pressure on John Boehner.

February 9, 2015
US President Barack Obama answers questions at a press conference in the East Room of the White House on January 16, 2015, in Washington, DC

Obama Urges Congress To Hold Off On Iran Sanctions, Threatens Veto

President Obama warned Congress not to jeopardize a nuclear deal with Iran.

January 16, 2015
Putin's Move

Cartoon: Putin’s Next Move

Vladimir Putin plots his next step.

January 2, 2015
Kim jung-un

U.S. Envoy: North Korea Not ‘Serious’ About Restarting Nuclear Talks

Get the latest on the negotiations with North Korea.

December 12, 2014
Iran nuclear plant

Iran Nuclear Talks: What’s At Stake And What’s Happened So Far

Get the latest on the negotiations with Iran.

December 8, 2014
Kerry Zarif

The Urgent Need For Diplomacy With Iran

America owes it to its armed forces to see these negotiations through.

November 28, 2014
Mitch McConnell

Republicans Push For More Iran Sanctions As Talks Are Extended

Get the latest on the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program.

November 24, 2014
Kerry Zarif

Deadline Nears For A Nuclear Deal With Iran

Get the latest on the high-stakes negotiations.

November 24, 2014
Kerry Zarif

Chief Diplomats Leave Iran Nuclear Talks Despite Looming Deadline

Can the group of six and Iran reach a deal before time runs out?

November 21, 2014