Obama says US could ‘walk away’ from Iran nuclear talks, as deadline extended

President Obama threatened to “walk away” from a nuclear deal with Iran if it fails to keep tabs on the country’s compliance, as the negotiations were extended past their original Tuesday deadline amid sharp disagreements.  The president addressed the shaky talks during a joint press conference in Washington, alongside visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. He… [Read More]

Make-or-Break Moment for Rouhani as Iran Talks Enter Final Lap

With two years of painstaking diplomacy at risk as the clock ran down on a deal to end Iran’s global isolation, Hassan Rouhani abandoned his usual caution to take a swipe at critics at home and abroad. Domestic opponents were indifferent to the damage sanctions had done to the “pockets of the people,” Iran’s president… [Read More]

Iran nuclear talks enter final phase 48 hours until deadline

Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program are entering their final phase with just 48 hours until a deadline for Tehran and six world powers to reach a deal. With the June 30 deadline looming, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting Sunday in Vienna with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, their third encounter since… [Read More]

The Impending Collision of Obama’s Failures

Ken Blackwell, Editor’s Note: Tony Perkins, President Of The Family Research Council, co-athored this column. Like two speeding trains heading toward the same collapsed bridge, the dangers and failures of Barack Obama’s foreign, economic, and social policies are heading rapidly toward implosion. Our vital security interests, our economic well-being, our religious liberties, and the very… [Read More]

Obama invites Netanyahu for post-Iran deal talks

U.S. President Barack Obama has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks in Washington next month after a deadline for reaching a nuclear agreement with Iran, an Israeli newspaper reported on Tuesday, quoting State Department sources. A spokesman for Netanyahu’s office had no immediate official comment on the report. Officials speaking on condition of… [Read More]

Expanding Relations Tith the Iranian Resistance: Essential to Correct Iran Policy

Ken Blackwel, Last week I joined a bipartisan group of political figures and foreign policy experts in taking two steps to encourage the improvement of US policy toward Iran. The group of nearly forty prominent Americans including former senior US civilian and military officials and governors issued a policy statement urging stronger confrontation of Iran’s… [Read More]

Iranian opposition group leader says Iran regime ‘cannot be trusted’

The leader of the largest Iranian opposition group says the country’s current regime “cannot and should not be trusted” and is calling on the U.S. and world powers to recognize Iran’s intentions in advance of the deadline on the interim nuclear framework agreement, that comes at the end of this month. “Nuclear negotiations should compel… [Read More]

Iran Will Seek to Guard Secrets in Nuclear Talks, Rouhani Says

Iran will resist efforts to compromise its nuclear and military secrets as part of talks on the nation’s atomic activities, President Hassan Rouhani said. A nuclear accord “is within reach” provided the six countries with which Iran is negotiating make no “excessive demands,” the moderate cleric said Saturday at a press conference in Tehran. The… [Read More]

‘WISHFUL THINKING': Obama’s ex-military intel chief blasts Iran talks

A former top military intelligence official under President Obama on Wednesday blasted the administration’s pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran, calling it a “placeholder” based on “wishful thinking.”  Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, delivered pointed and detailed criticism of the Iran deal framework — as well as… [Read More]

Obama wants more U.S. troops in Iraq, U.S. military chief reassures Israel on Iran threat

 The Obama administration is considering setting up a new military base in Iraq’s Anbar province and is closing in on a decision to send several hundred more trainers and advisers to help Iraqi forces in the fight against Islamic State militants there, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. While final approval from President Barack Obama is… [Read More]

US-Led Coalition Aiding Al-Qaeda In Syria While Iran Intervenes To Save Assad’s Regime

Yochanan Visser,  Lebanese and Israeli media reported over the weekend that Iran has started to bring in Shiite troops to save the Assad regime in Syria. Alex Fishman reported in the Hebrew daily Yediot Acharonot that 1,500 members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have arrived in the area of Latakia and in Damascus… [Read More]