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  • U.N. watchdog: Iran expanding Parchin facility

    3 days ago

    The United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency reported that Iran has built an extension to its military facility at Parchin.

    A segment of the confidential report seen by the Reuters news agency says that while Iran has largely been complying with...

  • Opposition to Iran deal grows among U.S. Republicans

    4 days ago

    Opposition to a nuclear pact between Iran and major powers grew among U.S. Republicans over the past month, a Reuters poll showed, reflecting a partisan struggle in Congress as President Barack Obama sought to win approval for the deal.

    The poll, taken from Aug. 20-27, showed...

  • ‘The most dangerous weapons ever invented’: Policy expert talks nukes, Israel and the Iran deal

    By Danielle Berrin

    4 days ago

    Joe Cirincione is a nuclear policy expert who served for nearly a decade on the staff of the House Armed Services Committee, beginning during the Reagan administration. He has since authored several books on the history of nuclear weapons and nuclear security strategy. Today, he is...

  • IAEA received ‘substantive’ data from Iran this month

    6 days ago

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Tuesday it received substantive amounts of information from Iran aimed at quelling concerns its nuclear past had military elements, although it was too early to say whether any of it is new.

    The nuclear watchdog also warned...

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  • Our fight over Iran: Kishkes vs Sechel

    By David Suissa

    1 week ago

    The Jewish community is used to intense internal debates, but our fight over the Iran nuclear deal has taken us to new levels of divisiveness. Why is that?

    The first and easy answer is that this is an existential issue, especially for Israel. When an anti-Semitic regime that...

  • Iran deal: From rip-off to swindle?

    By David Suissa

    2 weeks ago

    I didn't think the Iran deal could get any worse. I didn't think I would find any more loopholes that would make it even easier for the Iranians to cheat and get away with it. Then, this morning, I read this extraordinary news item from the Associated Press in our Jewish Insider...

  • IAEA says report Iran to inspect own military site is ‘misrepresentation’

    2 weeks ago

    The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief on Thursday rejected as "a misrepresentation" suggestions Iran would inspect its own Parchin military site on the agency's behalf, an issue that could help make or break Tehran's nuclear deal with big powers.

    Without International Atomic Energy...

  • AP: Iran has side agreement with UN allowing it to do its own nuke inspections

    2 weeks ago

    Iran has a secret agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency enabling it to choose its own experts to inspect its Parchin nuclear site.

    In a finding that could have implications for the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and six world powers, including the United...

  • Use Iran deal to prevent nuclear weapons free-for-all, treaty body says

    2 weeks ago

    The head of the body trying to secure ratification of a global ban on nuclear testing urged world leaders on Monday to use the momentum of an atomic deal with Iran to prevent a slide toward a nuclear weapons free-for-all.

    More than 160 countries have ratified the Comprehensive...

  • 5 Questions for Robert Satloff on the Iran Deal

    By Rob Eshman

    2 weeks ago

    In all the debate over the Iran nuclear deal, only one expert is taking seriously the challenge of figuring out what will happen if Congress rejects it. 

    Robert  Satloff. 

    Satloff is the executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, a think tank founded...

  • Why we disagree with Chuck Schumer on the Iran deal

    2 weeks ago

    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), a key voice in the Democratic Party leadership, has announced that he will not support the international agreement designed to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. We realize that all senators must balance their concerns about the Joint...

  • Is a Better Deal With Iran Possible?

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    3 weeks ago

    One of the main arguments that the Administration has been repeating, over and over again, is that they have not heard any better alternatives to the one they negotiated with Iran.

    Besides my concern and suspicion that they are not interested in any actual other proposals, now...

  • Al Franken backs Iran deal, 5th of 9 Jewish Senate Democrats to do so

    3 weeks ago

    Sen. Al Franken endorsed the Iran nuclear deal, becoming the fifth of nine Jewish senators to back the agreement.

    “Many have expressed reservations about the deal, and I share some of those reservations,” Franken, D-Minn., wrote in an op-ed published Thursday on CNN’s website.

    ...
  • Responses to 20 of the president’s arguments for the nuclear deal

    By Dennis Prager

    3 weeks ago

    There are many reasons the Israeli political left is opposed to the American nuclear deal with Iran, just as there are many reasons that Haim Saban, one of the Democratic Party’s and Barack Obama’s leading fundraisers, has come out against the deal. It is terrible for America,...

  • Los Angeles’ Iranian community fears Iran nuclear deal has hidden dangers

    By Karmel Melamed

    3 weeks ago

    For some, the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish Community Center in Argentina, which claimed 85 lives and injured hundreds more, is history. But for many Iranian Jews living in Los Angeles and elsewhere outside Iran, the terror attack, widely believed to be perpetrated by agents of...

  • A dybbuk in the nuclear deal

    3 weeks ago

    In Jewish folklore a dead malcontent may return to possess the living. The troubled soul is known as a “dybbuk’, and it runs amok making mischief. In books and on stage and screen the fiend is invoked to aggravate family wrangles to the point of madness. Yet for all its wicked...

  • Iran debate devolves with charges of ‘dual loyalty’ and ‘dog whistles’

    3 weeks ago

    The dredging up of the dual loyalty charge — that lawmakers who reject the Iran nuclear agreement and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, which is lobbying against it, are more closely aligned with Israel than the United States — illustrates just how tense the debate over...

  • Kerry says Hiroshima anniversary shows importance of Iran deal

    3 weeks ago

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima underscored the importance of a deal reached on Iran's nuclear program last month.

    Ceremonies were held in Hiroshima on Thursday to mark the...

  • Report: Schumer to oppose Iran deal

    August 6, 2015 | 7:16 pm

    A top Senate Democrat, Chuck Schumer, will come out against the Iran deal on Friday, according to a report from The Huffington Post.

    The report quotes three unnamed sources familiar with the senator’s thinking.

    Schumer, a Jewish lawmaker from New York who is poised to become his party’s leader in the Senate in 2017, has come under intense pressure from the White House and critics of the deal.

  • U.S. Senate leader McConnell: Obama’s choice on Iran deal ‘absurd’

    August 6, 2015 | 12:12 pm

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday rejected President Barack Obama's pitch for the Iran nuclear deal, saying it was "absurd" to argue that lawmakers must essentially choose between the agreement or going to war.

    Obama made a "huge mistake" with that argument,...

  • What can Iran hide in 24 days?

    August 5, 2015 | 2:16 pm

    Congress has until mid to late September to decide whether to reject or approve the nuclear restrictions for the sanctions rollback deal reached by Iran and six major powers on July 14. Some of the debate is over the meaning of certain provisions in the accord. Here’s a breakdown...

  • Iran: What Now? A Panel Discussion on the Nuclear Deal

    August 5, 2015 | 11:39 am

     

    The Jewish Journal held a debate on the Iran nuclear deal on Aug. 2, 2015.

    Speakers

    Mel Levine / Former U.S. Representative
    Dalia Dassa Kaye / Iran Expert, RAND
    Omri Ceren / The Israel Project

    Moderator

    David Suissa / TRIBE Media Corp. & Jewish Journal President

    Sponsored by The Jewish Federation, Beth Jacob and the Jewish Journal

  • Victims of attacks sue U.S. to keep Iran sanctions in place

    August 5, 2015 | 11:26 am

    Twenty U.S. citizens who won more than $1.5 billion in court judgments against Iran for its support of militant attacks sued the U.S. government on Wednesday to try and prevent it from lifting sanctions on Tehran under an international nuclear deal.

    The lawsuit in federal court...

  • Obama, Jewish leaders exchange concerns about distortions and attacks in Iran deal debate

    August 5, 2015 | 10:44 am

    President Barack Obama and pro-Israel leaders exchanged concerns about how each side distorts the other’s arguments in the debate over the Iran nuclear deal, and how the distortions are creating divisions in the Jewish community.

    The meeting Tuesday evening at the White House...

  • Netanyahu asks U.S. Jews to oppose Iran nuclear deal

    August 4, 2015 | 1:42 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to rally U.S. Jews on Tuesday against the Iranian nuclear deal championed by President Barack Obama and facing review by Congress, saying it risked a catastrophic Middle East war.

    In a webcast organised by Jewish groups in North...

  • U.S. Democrats see ‘fire wall’ holding to preserve Iran deal

    August 3, 2015 | 11:19 am

    U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress, despite fierce opposition by majority Republicans and a massive lobbying drive.

    By the time the House of Representatives recessed for the summer...

  • Congressman Adam Schiff, a Jewish Democrat, announces he will support Iran deal

    By Aron Chilewich

    August 3, 2015 | 9:46 am

    Adam Schiff, a Los Angeles congressman who serves as the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, announced Monday morning that he plans to support the Iran nuclear deal. Schiff, who is Jewish with a record of strong support for Israel, serves a district that stretches...

  • Accepting the deal and protecting Israel

    July 31, 2015 | 9:01 am

    Concluding the nuclear deal with Iran has intensified political arguments not only in Washington but also within the pro-Israel community. Many groups are devoting significant time and resources to opposing the  agreement and attempting to prevent its approval by Congress out of a ...

  • Russia reassures Israel over Iran nuclear deal

    July 30, 2015 | 1:31 pm

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday that the deal on Iran's nuclear program would improve security in the Middle East and guaranteed that Tehran would not acquire nuclear arms.

    Israel plans to lobby the U.S. Congress not to...

  • Top U.S. general says Iran deal lowers near-term atomic arms risk

    July 29, 2015 | 3:30 pm

    The top U.S. military officer supported a proposed nuclear deal with Iran on Wednesday, saying it reduced the risk of Tehran developing atomic arms while buying time to work with allies to confront the Islamic Republic over other "malign activities."

    Army General Martin Dempsey,...

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