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Populism is no way to govern, and Trump is proving it

President Trump’s ability to ride a global wave of right-wing populism — xenophobic, authoritarian, protectionist and (white) nationalistic — into office was a fluke. As we’ve learned from Michael Wolff’s and others’ accounts, even in Trump’s own mind, he wasn’t supposed to win. It was a gambit, a …

Opinion

Claims Of Iranian “Billions” Abroad Not Backed By Evidence

In recent weeks, there has been a welter of claims that Iran is spending billions of dollars in military aid to its regional allies, with …

Iran

Iran Nuclear Problem Must Be Re-Visited

The decision by US President Donald Trump to prolong the lifting of some sanctions against Iran for a further 120 days has reopened the 4-year old …

Iran

Iran’s Airbus Deals Clouded by Doubts

Iran’s Airbus Deals Clouded by DoubtsIran warned on Wednesday that its multibillion dollar deals for Airbus planes had been thrown into doubt by US …

Flying

Iran nuclear deal failure would be alarming, Russia warns

<b>The possible collapse of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal would send an "alarming" message to the world, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov,</b> …

Iran

Commentary: Killing the Iran nuclear deal will be bad for the U.S.

After months of threatening to undo the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Donald Trump once again opted to extend the deal by waiving economic sanctions on Iran. This was the “last chance,” he declared in a Jan. 12 statement, “to either fix the …

Iran

EU appeasement of Iran

It’s true that many of Europe’s businesses want a piece of Iran’s economy.<p>Protesters supporting the Iranian protests outside the European Union …

Iran

Donald Trump gives his European allies 120 days to get a better deal with Iran

ON JANUARY 12th President Donald Trump declared that if the “disastrous flaws” in the nuclear deal with Iran are not fixed within 120 days, he will …

Iran

Iran And Future Relations With Europe

Following the recent statement issued by U.S. President Donald Trump on the future of the Iran nuclear deal, technically dubbed as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and the four conditions he raised on America’s continued cooperation with this already controversial pact, Tehran’s …

Iran

The Right Way to Support Human Rights in Iran

<i>by Eldar Mamedov</i>When the protests erupted in Iran during the West’s holiday season, not a few folks hoped that the US and the EU would bridge their …

Iran

“Fix” the Iran deal, but don’t move the goalposts

By Robert EinhornIn his announcement last Friday that he would once again keep the Iran nuclear deal alive by approving the necessary sanctions …

Iran

Spotlight: Trump's Middle East policy risks undermining peace, stability - Xinhua

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- During his first year in office, U.S. President Donald Trump declared controversial Middle East policies which have …

News (China)

What’s Really Going on in Iran

×<p>US Dept. of State<p>Ministers of foreign affairs of the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, France, China, the European Union and Iran, …

Iran

What Is the Al-Quds Force? Iran Spies Targeted Jewish Kindergartens, Reports Warn

Iranian spies targeted Jewish kindergartens and the Israeli embassy in Germany, according to a journalist monitoring the German police’s raid of …

Iran

Hosting Syria talks in Sochi presents challenges for Russia

There's plenty of suspicion and finger-pointing to go around leading up to the Syria peace talks in Sochi this month.

Syria

Top Dem sees 'path forward' on Iran bill

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday said he believes there is a “path forward” on Iran legislation, despite …

Iran

Americans Aren’t Ready for Another Big War

At the beginning of his book, <i>The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire</i>, Stephen Kinzer explains that Americans’ …

Theodore Roosevelt

UN chief defends Iran deal after Trump demands changes

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that any bid to address concerns about Iran should not jeopardize the hard-won nuclear deal …

Iran

Checking on 13 of Trump's biggest campaign promises, one year later

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump had had a signature a list of promises that's proved to be a guide for what he's prioritized as president.<p>Now, …

Affordable Care Act

Trump’s Sinister Plan to Kill the Iranian “Nukes” Deal

The Trump administration has settled on a plan for sabotaging the Iranian Nuclear deal that does not explicitly violate the terms of the agreement. …

Iran

Russian, Iranian foreign ministers discuss Syria and Iran nuclear deal

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed the conflict in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal in a phone conversation, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.<p>"The two sides exchanged views on a range of international …

Iran

Taking stock of the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

Since the protests in Iran over the New Year period have abated it is now time to take stock of another matter. And in doing so have a good laugh …

Iran

ANALYSIS: Who was behind the uprising against the Iranian regime

<i>Yochanan Visser is an independent journalist/analyst who worked for many years as Middle East correspondent for Western Journalism.com in Arizona and</i> …

Iran

Gaffney: Trump unwise to ‘be like Barack’ on Iran sanctions

A national defense analyst believes President Trump is sending the wrong message with his decision to extend waivers on Iran's nuclear sanctions.

Conservative View

Will The Obama Administration Ever Face Its Iran Deal Scandals?

When the jaw-dropping details of the Obama administration’s alleged decision to spike Project Cassandra emerged late last year—quashing a …

Conservative View

Russia, Iran in sync on preserving nuclear deal

The European Council on Foreign Relations once called Russia and Iran the "power couple" of the Middle East. That was two years ago, and it appears …

Iran

Trump’s Ridiculous Ultimatum on the Nuclear Deal

Trump continues to demand impossible “fixes” to the nuclear deal with Iran and threatens to withdraw from the agreement if his ultimatum isn’t …

Iran

Iran rejects US call for inspecting Iranian military sites

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has announced that Tehran will never renegotiate the 2015 nuclear deal despite the US pressure. (Reuters file photo)<p>Iran on …

Iran

Ups and downs: DACA, retirements and Trump apologists

<b>UP</b>: Number of GOP congressional retirements<p><b>DOWN</b>: Chances the GOP keeps the House majority<p><b>UP</b>: Journalists directly calling President Trump a racist<p><b>DOWN</b>: People who think Trump is a “stable genius”<p><b>UP</b>: Michael Wolff’s take on Trump’s mental capacity<p><b>DOWN</b>: Republicans defending Trump’s mental …

Opinion

Iran threatens 'severe' response to US sanctions against judiciary chief

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran slammed US President Donald Trump's decision to target the head of its judiciary with sanctions, saying the move warrants a "severe" response.<p>Trump on Friday avoided upending the nuclear deal with Iran that he has repeatedly disparaged, agreeing to waive key sanctions the US lifted as …

Iran