November 24, 2017

Iran nuclear program: On sanctions, Congress ahead of Obama

The House and Senate are progressing with bipartisan legislation to impose sanctions in response to the Iran nuclear program. But President Obama faces difficulties in the UN Security Council.
Christian Science Monitor
By Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer
April 27, 2010 at 3:29 pm EDT
Washington — In the race between Congress and the Obama administration to deliver a new […]

Amid Iran’s tests, Signs of Weakness

The Christian Science Monitor
Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer of the Christian Science Monitor
Posted: July 11, 2008

WASHINGTON
With Iran reporting a second day of missile tests this week, it appears to be intent upon signaling to its adversaries – primarily the United States and Israel – that it is prepared to meet and match both provocations and any […]

The only Iran war is within Iran

The Christian Science Monitor
Posted: December 20, 2007

The world put Iran’s Islamic rulers on notice this week, and not for violating nuclear norms. The 192-member United Nations General Assembly voted its “deep concern” over escalating atrocities in Iran, such as stoning, repression of female dissidents, and persecution of human rights defenders.
The government’s mounting campaign against its […]