Tags » Iranian Politics

Charles Krauthammer: Obama concedes on every front in desperation for a nuclear deal with Iran

The devil is not in the details. It’s in the entire conception of the Iran deal, animated by President Obama’s fantastical belief that he, uniquely, could achieve detente with a fanatical Islamist regime whose foundational purpose is to cleanse the Middle East of the poisonous corruption of American power and influence. 773 more words

Full Comment

The Gargoyle: Did Canada lead UN walkout against Iran?

On Sept. 23, 2009, foreign affairs minister Lawrence Cannon led Canadian diplomats out of the UN General Assembly as Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began to deliver his annual address. 268 more words


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

Full Comment

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

Full Comment

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

Full Comment

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