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  • While we talk, Syrians die

    While we talk, Syrians die
    It took chemical weapons to make the deaths of Syrian civilians matter to the rest of the world. Prior to the sarin gas attack near Damascus in August, more than 100,000 had died in the civil war, including many innocent civilians. After the chemical...
  • Time to make peace with Iran

     Time to make peace with Iran
    Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting with Iran's foreign minister ("Kerry to meet Iran's foreign minister at UN in first face-to-face talks since 1979," Sept. 23) represents a good first step for direct negotiations between the U.S. and Iran, a country...
  • Don't put faith in Iran

     Don't put faith in Iran
    Evidently the writer of the recent letter heralding a conversation between top diplomats ("Talks with Iran a promising development," Sept. 25) has been taken in by the softened diplomatic rhetoric of President Hasan Rowhani of Iran, which has contrasted...
  • While Washington is preoccupied with Syria and the budget, Iran makes a move

    While Washington is preoccupied with Syria and the budget, Iran makes a move
    Washington is preoccupied with two all-consuming debates right now. First, of course, is Syria. President Barack Obama placed his faith in two wholly untrustworthy figures. Syrian President Bashar Assad has shown himself to be a consummate liar, and...
  • Having faith in peace

    Having faith in peace
    Suddenly, after decades of impasse, it seems possible — just possible — that the stars are aligning for a comprehensive peace agreement in the Middle East. Three major developments are happening right now. Iran's new president, Hasan...
  • Putin played Obama like a fiddle

    Putin played Obama like a fiddle
    "One does not sharpen the axes after the right time; after the time they are needed." — Russian Proverb The late Ukrainian violinist Mischa Elman is considered one of the greatest of all time, but he has nothing on Russian President Vladimir...
  • Groundhog Day in Syria

    Groundhog Day in Syria
    In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
  • Iran's election a major setback for conservatives -- in America

    Iran's election a major setback for conservatives -- in America
    The election of Hasan Rowhani as president of Iran is good news for Americans, except for the neoconservative hawks who brought us the war in Iraq and have been especially eager for another military adventure in Iran. In Iranian terms, Mr. Rowhani is...
  • Keep up the pressure on Iran

    Keep up the pressure on Iran
    At a time when the election of a new, allegedly "moderate" president of Iran has created much excitement and raised many expectations, a more sober assessment of the nature of the Iranian regime is found in the annual report on terrorism issued by the...
  • Iranian man executed for heresy: rights group

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A former psychologist has been executed for heresy in Iran after eight years in detention, human rights groups said, in the latest example of what activists say is a worrying rise in the use of death penalty by the Islamic Republic....
  • Israel PM tries to shift focus from Islamic State to Iran at U.N

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater...
  • Big powers aim to tackle any Iran bomb 'sneak-out' risk in nuclear talks

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Western strategists have long debated the specter of Iran "breaking out" - suddenly showing the ability to explode an atom bomb. But some see a "sneak-out" less visible to U.N. inspectors as a possibly bigger risk and world powers...