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  • 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...
  • Rowhani's charm offensive

     Rowhani's charm offensive
    Portraying Iranian President Hasan Rowhani as a man of peace is a farce given his record of duplicity and his long association with Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ("Having faith in peace," Oct. 1). Unfortunately, Mr. Rowhani's charm...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Iran prison chief replaced after alleged beatings

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Wednesday it had replaced the country's prisons chief amid an uproar over alleged beating of political prisoners last week in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison Families of the dozens of political prisoners held there have been...
  • Iran president under fire over wife's 'lavish' party

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, already under pressure from conservatives for his tentative opening to the West, was criticized on Tuesday for what his opponents called a "lavish ball" thrown by the first lady. Held in a palace of the...
  • Iran to cut gasoline subsidy this week, in test of Rouhani's support

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will start cutting gasoline subsidies this week, an official said on Monday, a move that will test President Hassan Rouhani's public support as higher petrol prices add to inflation in a country already squeezed by economic...
  • Obama blocks visa for Iran's U.N. ambassador

    WASHINGTON — President Obama signed into law a bill Friday that will block Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States. The measure is the first substantial bill from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a likely Republican...