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  • Kerry, Lew to address AIPAC conference

    February 24, 2014 | 12:49 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will speak at the annual AIPAC conference.

    A spokesman for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee confirmed the administration speakers but did not give the dates of their speeches at next week’s event.

    ...
  • Kerry, Lew to address AIPAC conference

    February 24, 2014 | 12:49 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will speak at the annual AIPAC conference.

    A spokesman for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee confirmed the administration speakers but did not give the dates of their speeches at next week’s event.

    ...
  • Kerry, Lew to address AIPAC conference

    February 24, 2014 | 12:49 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will speak at the annual AIPAC conference.

    A spokesman for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee confirmed the administration speakers but did not give the dates of their speeches at next week’s event.

    ...
  • Groups join to oppose sanctions

    By Ron Kampeas

    January 29, 2014 | 2:04 pm

    A loose coalition of advocacy groups and policy experts, including a pair of dovish Jewish organizations, have been coordinating messaging in support of the Obama administration’s Iran strategy.

    The coalition was convened by the Ploughshares Fund, which advocates for a...

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  • Jon Stewart: After Congress, Iran and Israel, Justin Bieber doesn’t seem so bad

    by Jewish Journal staff, via Ron Kampeas, JTA

    January 16, 2014 | 2:54 pm

    Jon Stewart last night talked about the congressional push for Iran sanctions, Moshe Yaalon, Hassan Rouhani and Justin Bieber.

    Watch:

     

  • Bipartisan Group in Congress asks Treasury Dept. to recall workers overseeing Iran sanctions

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    October 11, 2013 | 8:48 pm

    For the first time since most of the federal government shut down on Oct. 1, there appeared to be some hope on Capitol Hill on Friday that Congressional Republicans and President Obama could come to a compromise that will allow the federal government to be reopened, possibly in the...

  • House overwhelmingly votes to add new Iran sanctions

    August 1, 2013 | 9:02 am

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to add new sanctions on Tehran that would drastically reduce Iran’s trade.

    The bill, which passed Wednesday evening by a vote of 400-20, would expand sanctions to shut down U.S. trade with any entity that trades substantively...

  • August 1, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 1, 2013 | 3:35 am

    Headline: U.S. House passes Iran sanctions bill to slash oil exports

    To Read: Dana Milbank writes about Rand Pauls bitter defeat against the GOP's interventionalists in the recent vote on Egypt-

    Paul responded to all this with rambling speeches and wild gestures, refusing to...

  • Russia’s Putin says Iran nuclear push is peaceful

    June 11, 2013 | 10:58 am

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he has no doubt that Iran is adhering to international commitments on nuclear non-proliferation but regional and international concerns about Tehran's nuclear program could not be ignored.

    Putin, whose country is among six world...

  • May 31, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 31, 2013 | 3:37 am

    The US

    Headline: U.S. Lifts Iran Sanctions on Laptops, Mobile Phones

    To Read: Daniel Benjamin, who served as the State Department's counter-terrorism coordinator up until last year, believes that Obama knew what he was talking about in his counter-terrorism speech and that the...

  • May 9, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 9, 2013 | 3:14 am

    The US

    Headline: Senate bill aims to toughen Iran sanctions

    To Read: According to former Assistant Secretary of Defense Lawrence Korb, with all its past experience with intelligence mistakes, the US needs to remember to calmly examine the possible motives of despots before...

  • April 19, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 19, 2013 | 3:16 am

    The US

    Headline: Secretary of State John Kerry urges against new Iran sanctions

    To Read: Charles Krauthammer writes about Obama's constant fear of using the word 'terrorism':

    But if it is nevertheless found to be Islamist, will Obama use the word? His administration...

  • Iran, world powers ‘far apart’ after new nuke talks

    April 8, 2013 | 9:11 am

    The world powers will pursue further talks with Iran over its nuclear program, but will not continue them indefinitely, John Kerry said a day after another round of talks failed to produce any new proposals.

    The talks between Iran and six world powers - the United States,...

  • Ayatollah Khamenei: Iran will destroy Israeli cities If attacked

    March 21, 2013 | 7:48 am

    Iran's clerical supreme leader said on Thursday the Islamic Republic would destroy the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if it came under attack from the Jewish state.

    "At times the officials of the Zionist regime (Israel) threaten to launch a military invasion but they...

  • Obama administration sanctions Greek magnate

    March 15, 2013 | 9:14 am

    The Obama administration sanctioned a Greek shipping magnate, saying he had helped Iran defy sanctions by providing cover for its oil trade.

    Dimitris Cambis, "president of Impire Shipping, helped the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) obtain eight tankers in late 2012," said...

  • Kerry sees ‘finite’ time for Iran nuclear talks

    March 4, 2013 | 3:33 am

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday there was "finite" time for talks between Iran and world powers on its disputed nuclear program to bear fruit, but gave no hint how long Washington may be willing to negotiate.

    Israel, Iran's arch-enemy and convinced Tehran is secretly...

  • Netanyahu urges ‘military sanctions’ threat against Iran

    February 27, 2013 | 6:39 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the international community on Wednesday to threaten Iran with "military sanctions," saying economic measures are failing to curb Tehran's nuclear drive.

    "I believe it is incumbent upon the international community to intensify the...

  • Iran, world powers meet in Kazakhstan on Islamic Republic’s nuclear program

    February 26, 2013 | 7:28 am

    Iran and six world powers are meeting for talks on Iran's nuclear program.

    The talks began Tuesday in Kazakhstan. It is the first negotiations to be held in nearly eight months. The world powers are made up of Germany and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security...

  • January 17, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 17, 2013 | 3:38 am

    The US

    Headline: Militants Seize Americans and Other Hostages in Algeria

    To Read: 6 Things You Need to Know About Denis McDonough
    Joshua E. Keating of Foreign Policy brings readers up to speed on the man expected to be the new White House chief of staff

    McDonough, 43, is...

  • December 24, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 24, 2012 | 12:29 am

    In-depth

    Hagel and Israel

    Despite the claims of his detractors, former senator Chuck Hagel is neither anti-Israel nor anti-Semitic, writes Alon Pinkas in Al-Monitor

    ...many of these same critics are those who consider Obama as fundamentally anti-Israel. They believe that...

  • December 18, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 17, 2012 | 11:53 pm

    In-depth

    'These Guys Are Thugs'

    Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei tells David Kenner of Foreign Policy that Morsi is engaged in a power grab, and slams the U.S. for not speaking out. 

    ElBaradei evokes Yogi Berra to describe U.S. policy on Egypt: It reminded him,...

  • December 17, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 17, 2012 | 1:28 am

    In-depth

    Don’t Mess Up U.S.-Iran Sanctions

    Writing in Bloomberg, Lee Hamilton, Thomas Pickering and Anthony Zinni argue the case for caution in imposing even greater sanctions on Iran.

    Our leaders must weigh the easy and appealing course of ever-greater sanctions as a way...

  • December 6, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 6, 2012 | 1:01 am

     In-depth

    Egypt's Struggle for Power

    Marina Ottaway tells the Council on Foreign Relations that compromise is still elusive in the secularist-Islamist battle for control of Egypt. 

    There is a real struggle for power in Egypt right now between the Islamist forces, mostly...

  • November 11, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 11, 2012 | 2:48 am

    In-depth

    Steel sanctions cut deep into Iran's economy

    The ever-tightening sanctions on the Islamic Republic are taking a heavy toll on the country's industries. write Silvia Antonioli and Jonathan Saul for Reuters.

    Short of major currencies, some Iranian steel buyers have...

  • November 8, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 8, 2012 | 1:39 am

    In-depth

    How the Middle East Could Make Or Break Obama's Legacy

    Aaron David Miller of Foreign Policy offers President Obama some tips on dealing with the Mideast in his second term.   

    Let's face it: You don't have much credibility with Netanyahu. If you want any progress,...

  • November 6, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 6, 2012 | 12:51 am

    In-depth

    Syrian Rebels for Romney

    Disappointed by Obama, those fighting the Assad regime is hoping that a President Romney would intervene in Syria, writes Anna Therese Day in the Daily Beast

    With the Assad regime escalating its aerial bombardments of “liberated” Syrian...

  • November 2, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 2, 2012 | 3:26 am

    In-depth

    Anatomy of a Deal with Iran

    Writing in the National Interest, Rajan Menon lays out his vision for an agreement with Iran on its nuclear program.

    A negotiated settlement would have to include provisions allowing Iran some level of enrichment but one well below what...

  • October 31, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 31, 2012 | 2:02 am

    In-depth

    Washington’s Failure to Rein in UNRWA

    Writing in Algemeiner, Asaf Romirowsky takes aim at the U.S. for the failure to implement the original plan to resettle Palestinian refugees.

    In all these efforts, the concerns of the Palestine Arab refugees, as opposed to the...

  • October 28, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 28, 2012 | 1:07 am

    In-depth

    Trying to buy peace with Syria’s tyrant

    The West must pressure the entire Arab world, from Syria to Saudi Arabia, to adopt a model of a free society, writes Natan Sharansky in the Washington Post

    Have the horrors being perpetrated in Syria, let alone the dismal...

  • October 23, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 23, 2012 | 4:09 am

    In-depth

    Obama Clearly Won the Debate, and he May Have Helped Himself with Jewish Voters

    Writing for Algemeiner, Republican and Romney supporter Alan Steinberg lauds the president for his performance in the foreign policy debate. 

    Obama ... emphasized America’s commitment...

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