Tagged with nuclear

Why Netanyahu’s Speech on Iran Matters

by Matthew Continetti February 28, 2015 12:00 AM It exposes the Iran deal as indefensible — and Obama’s politics as bankrupt. The emerging nuclear deal with Iran is indefensible. The White House knows it. That is why President Obama does not want to subject an agreement to congressional approval, why critics of the deal are … Continue reading

Senators unveil new bill challenging Obama on Iran

By Donna Cassata WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators unveiled legislation Friday that would require a congressional review of any deal the Obama administration and other western powers strike with Iran on its nuclear program. The measure would mandate that President Barack Obama submit the text of any pact to Congress and bar … Continue reading

Americans had better pay attention to what Netanyahu has to say. So should Europe.

Prof. Phyllis Chesler Against President Obama’s wishes, PM Netanyahu will be addressing Congress about the extraordinary danger of a nuclear Iran. Obama’s administration wishes to deflect American concerns about the unenforceable deal it is negotiating with Shiite Iran by conducting a demonization campaign against Israel and its Prime Minister. I share Jonathan Tobin’s view that … Continue reading

The rise and fall of Barack Obama

Obama’s administration has fallen not because it is bad, but because it is a nonentity tinkering with foreign policy fixes badly suited for a world that has been slipping slowly into chaos. By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On February 19, US President Barack Obama delivered another perplexing speech at the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism in … Continue reading

Now we know who to believe on Iran

The Obama administration claimed Israel was misrepresenting its deal with the ayatollahs. Reports from Geneva indicate Israel’s concerns were all too accurate By David Horovitz In an op-ed on February 9, I suggested that Israel’s opposition leader, Isaac Herzog, should stand alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before Congress on March 3, to underline “their common conviction … Continue reading

Why is Barack Obama so Afraid of Benjamin Netanyahu?

Michael Lumish Barack Obama seems terrified of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu received an invitation to speak before Congress concerning the Iranian threat from Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, and he accepted. The problem is that Obama suspects that Netanyahu will stress the idea that Iran should not be allowed … Continue reading

Iran Speeding to Nuclear Weapons Breakout

Recently, foreign ministers from the European Union (EU) have been holding meetings with representatives of the Arab and Muslim world, including Turkey and Qatar, with the intention of forming a “joint task force to fight Islamist terrorism.” Turkey and Qatar, for example, directly encourage Islamist terrorism, thus there is no way they can be part … Continue reading

Anatomy of a Bad Iran Deal

Dore Gold The lead editorial of the Washington Post on February 5, 2015, expressed the growing concern in elite circles with the contours of the emerging nuclear accord between Iran and the P5+1 (the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany).1  Part of the concern emanates from the change in the goals of Western negotiators: … Continue reading

Moscow to build 1st nuclear plant in Egypt

Great Job Obama.. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi (R) shakes hands with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during their meeting in Cairo on February 10, 2015. (AFP)  Al Arabiya News Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi said Tuesday that Cairo would cooperate with Moscow to see the construction of the first nuclear power plant in Egypt, … Continue reading

The Success of Iran and its Taqiyya

by Joseph Puder In his eagerness to conclude a deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran over its nuclear program, U.S. President Barack Obama has knowingly or not, overlooked what is known to Muslims as “taqiyya.”  According to the Middle East Forum “The Quran allows Muslims to have a declared agenda, and a secret agenda … Continue reading