Tagged with United States

Iran’s nuclear sunset: A strategically fatal deal

Majid Rafizadeh The marathon nuclear negotiations are approaching a “historic” stage of potentially entering into a strategically-catastrophic agreement, as the six world powers (known as the P5+1; the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China) and Iran are shaping the final nuclear deal with reports of adding a “sunset” clause. The additional clauses … Continue reading

Farrakhan: ‘Lying, murderous Zionist Jews’ behind 9/11

Tamar Pileggi The Anti-Defamation League said Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan confirmed his “status as the leading anti-Semite in America,” following a speech he gave this week in which he blamed Jews and Israelis for the deadliest terror attack in American history. In a statement released Thursday, Abraham H. Foxman, ADL’s national director, said that Farrakhan was the … Continue reading

Obama’s Iranian Charade in Geneva

By Abraham H. Miller Succumbing to Iran’s desire to have a nuclear bomb, the Obama administration is entering into a charade in Geneva that will allegedly halt Iran’s nuclear program for ten years. President Barack Obama has repeatedly assured the world that he would not permit Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. That promise is … Continue reading

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

John Kerry refused to use aid as a weapon to persuade Pakistan to release Dr Shakil Afridi

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry has refused to use aid as a weapon to persuade Pakistan to release Dr Shakil Afridi. Secretary Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday afternoon to formally present the administration’s budget request for fiscal 2016. The US State Department’s budget proposal includes about $900 million … Continue reading

al-Nusra declares war on US-backed rebels

The western Aleppo town of Atareb is bracing for an Al-Nusra Front attack. BEIRUT – Simmering tensions between the Al-Nusra Front and Hazzm Movement in northern Syria have boiled over, with the Al-Qaeda affiliate declaring the US-backed rebel group a “direct target” amid the fierce clashes between insurgents and regime forces around Aleppo. “The Al-Nusra … Continue reading