December 18, 2017

‘Iran talks should last 12 weeks max’

By: Herb Keinon
The Jerusalem Post
The US should consider making concessions to Russia on the placement of a missile-defense shield in Europe, in order to get Moscow to back “crippling” concessions against Iran if the time comes, a leading US congressman said Thursday.
Howard Berman, the powerful Democratic chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said in […]

Can the Obama administration deliver the tough Iran sanctions it has pledged?

IRAN HAS finally offered its response to an international call for negotiations on its nuclear program, ahead of a late September deadline set by the Obama administration. But the “package of proposals” Tehran delivered to representatives of the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany on Wednesday did not even address its continuing […]

Iran Watch – April 14, 2008

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Friday, April 11, 2008
By Alireza Jafarzadeh
Fox.com
On Tuesday, the top commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, and the top U.S. diplomat in Iraq shed new light on Tehran’s relentless meddling. At a hearing before the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees, Ambassador Ryan Crocker stated that the ayatollahs’ regime […]

Iran Watch – February 8, 2008

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The New York Sun
By ELI LAKE
Staff Reporter of the Sun
WASHINGTON – The director of national intelligence is backing away from his agency’s assessment late last year that Iran had halted its nuclear program, saying he wishes he had written the unclassified version of the document in a different […]