Iran

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Pompeo summons up fresh Iran sanctions from the Gulf

June 24, 2019 1:04 pm

The secretary of state’s hasty trip to Riyadh and Abu Dhabi means another escalation in tensions between the Trump administration and Iran

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Trump is trapped in an Iran cul-de-sac

June 24, 2019 11:23 am

Far from undermining the regime, the president has strengthened and emboldened it

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After 30 years of bad wars, who thinks one with Iran will be good?

June 24, 2019 5:04 am

Trump, Bolton, and the pathological cycle of failed conflicts

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WATCH: Tucker Carlson calls John Bolton a ‘bureaucratic tape worm’ 

June 22, 2019 3:46 am

The Fox News host applauds the president and slams the neocons

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Trump’s Iran gamble

June 21, 2019 2:20 pm

Will the first consequence of a US attack on Iran be war between Israel and Lebanon?

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The untenability of President Bolton

June 21, 2019 2:02 pm

Ideological contradictions within the admin are increasingly laid bare

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Trump fears the reality of war

June 21, 2019 5:57 am

On Iran, the accidental president is accidentally presidential

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Iran calls Trump’s bluff

June 20, 2019 3:20 pm

Trump would be utterly at sea in trying to preside over a war in the Persian Gulf

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Give Tucker Carlson a Nobel prize! 

June 20, 2019 8:49 am

Thank goodness the president listens more to Fox News than he does to his advisers

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America has a credibility problem on Iran

June 14, 2019 7:43 pm

Who trusts the agencies that Trump doesn’t trust?

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Iran trumps Trump

June 14, 2019 4:52 pm

The Donald’s indulgence of gunboat diplomacy has made war more likely

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Is Matt Gaetz the future of Trump foreign policy?

June 12, 2019 4:44 pm

Trump favorite’s speech sets a watershed

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What would peace with Iran look like?

June 10, 2019 7:16 pm

Iran continues to divide the West and export terrorism

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Trump climbs down on Iran

June 3, 2019 11:46 am

War-war to jaw-jaw with Tehran?

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Iran alone: Tehran’s perspective on escalating hostilities

May 23, 2019 4:14 pm

It would take a rare set of circumstances for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to entertain the Trump prospectus

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How would America really ‘end’ Iran?

May 22, 2019 1:13 pm

Today’s ‘coalition of the willing’ might look even less impressive

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Russia and China are watching Iran, and waiting

May 20, 2019 12:07 pm

America’s rivals are exploiting Trump’s split with Europe

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Trump likes to keep his enemies close and his hawks closer

May 15, 2019 12:09 pm

Regime change is on the agenda for Iran in a way that it is not in North Korea

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If Trump goes to war with Iran, he will lose in 2020

May 15, 2019 6:41 am

He would become yet another politician who believes American greatness lies in policing the world

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The US and Yemen: stopping Iran or appeasing Saudi Arabia?

April 24, 2019 4:07 pm

The ‘America First’ president is putting Saudi interests first

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The folly of war with Iran

April 23, 2019 10:55 am

Conflict with the Middle Eastern nation may be a neocon dream, but it’s not what Trump was elected to execute

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Trump is right to brand the IRGC terrorists

April 8, 2019 3:50 pm

Only by recognizing the obvious can the US formulate policies that have a chance of succeeding

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Trump’s IRGC designation could be a pretext for war

April 8, 2019 2:55 pm

Stretching America’s AUMF could be next, if need be

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Donald Trump has been captured by the neocons

April 8, 2019 12:27 pm

Bolton and Pompeo are thirsting for a new crusade to vanquish the mullahs in Tehran

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Making gay rights great again

February 21, 2019 1:34 pm

The Trump administration takes the pink offensive to Iran — and beyond!