On Sept. 27, thousands of Iranians attended the funeral of Mohsen Hojaji, an Iranian soldier who was captured and beheaded by the Islamic State. He was hardly the first Iranian casualty in Syria. As the head of Iran’s Martyrs Foundation announced a few months ago, the death toll among Iranian forces in the Syrian civil war has […]
Phillip joined me, with very short notice, to push out this look at the complexities surrounding the Kurdish drive for independence
President Trump’s decision not to certify Iranian compliance with “the spirit” of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, leaves the United States in a somewhat unexpected position. Trump effectively turned the JCPOA issue over to Congress to decide whether to reintroduce sanctions against Iran. Here’s the problem: […]
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), signed in 2015 among the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, known as P5, plus Germany and Iran, significantly limited Iran’s nuclear program. At the time, some were critical of President Barack Obama’s diplomatic approach, rather than other coercive levers. Two years ago, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) […]
‘Tis a tale told by an idiot…
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This is not a treaty or an executive agreement but it is a really bad deal
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President Trump is no fan of Iran. As a candidate, he had promised to tear up the Iran Nuclear Agreement. Having been frustrated in his attempts to do that — at least for now — the administration and its backers have been rumbling about changing the regime. In June, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), declared, “The […]
The Iran nuclear deal is seeking a cameo role in The Walking Dead
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Tucker Carlson has a knack for creating viral content in his often aggressive interviews. This time, however, he lets the sneering and snide side of his personality completely take over, as he takes on Max Boot, who gets down in the gutter with Carlson to create a nasty exchange that I find embarrassing for both parties: The two men repeatedly interrupt each other, snipe at | Read More »