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Ali Alfoneh: Tehran's brutal crackdown continues

Almost two years into the presidency of Hassan Rouhani, and just as long after the start of the latest round of nuclear negotiations with Tehran, human rights in Iran show no signs of improvement. 1,101 more words

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Elizabeth May: Atena Farghadani — imprisoned in Iran for her art

We do not know if Atena Farghadani — a 28-year-old Iranian painter, activist and political prisoner — is alive. Arrested for the second time in January, she was last reported to have been removed from prison and hospitalized on Feb. 794 more words

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Moshe Ya'alon: Israel's case against the nuclear deal with Iran

The framework concluded last week on Iran’s nuclear program was doomed to disagreement. Even the “fact sheets” issued by the United States, France and Iran — all parties to the talks — didn’t agree on the facts. 928 more words

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Obama admits 13 years from now Iran could build a bomb right away. Republicans livid

WASHINGTON — Iran could have the capabilities to build a nuclear bomb almost immediately after the first 13 years of the emerging nuclear deal, President Barack Obama acknowledged on Tuesday. 746 more words

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Kelly McParland: Would you buy a used nuclear pact from Iran?

It is impossible to know for certain whether the draft deal reached between Washington and Iran would in fact restrain Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Few details are known, and many have yet even to be agreed upon. 875 more words

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Josh Rogin: An Obama deal with Iran could die with his days in office

With the White House reportedly trying to negotiate a 10- or 15-year deal on Iran’s nuclear program, Republican leaders in Congress are threatening to unravel the agreement much sooner — during President Barack Obama’s final months or soon after he leaves office. 1,202 more words

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