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DOJ Charges Iranian Over Alleged Plot to Assassinate John Bolton

Officials have accused Shahram Poursafi of trying to hire a hitman to avenge the death of Qasem Soleimani, a top Iranian general who the U.S. assassinated with a drone strike in 2020.
Kenny Stancil ·


Biden Denounced for Imposing New Sanctions as Iran Nuclear Talks Falter

One Middle East expert accused the U.S. administration of "continuing and embracing Trump's max pressure policy, while expecting a different result."

Brett Wilkins ·


A Renewed Iran Deal Provides a Way to Avoid the Threat of War

There's still time to undo Trump's reckless abandonment of diplomacy. The last thing the world needs is another regional arms race, or another war.

Kevin Martin ·


The 900 US Troops in Syria Should Not Be There

Let's get the 900 U.S. troops out of Syria and away from any war with Russia or Iran.

Juan Cole ·


Will Biden Find the Courage to Undo Trump's Sabotage of the Iran Nuclear Deal?

The president has fallen into the trap laid by Donald Trump, but there's a reasonable path forward if he would just take it.

Ryan Costello ·


Iran Nuclear Deal Advocates Say GOP Senate Measure Should Be 'Wake-Up Call' for Biden

"If President Biden wants to save the agreement, roll back Iran's nuclear program, and prevent a war, then he has to fight for it. Regrettably, we have not seen that fight."

Jessica Corbett ·


I Fear War With Iran Is Coming If Nuclear Talks Do Not Succeed

Failure to secure the nuclear deal will very likely lead to unpredictable and possibly uncontrollable escalation.

Trita Parsi ·


Is Russia Trying to Scuttle Iran Nuclear Talks?

Hopefully, the JCPOA can still be salvaged, but questions remain about Moscow's tactics and if the U.S. is willing to see the deal restored.

Trita Parsi ·


Mike Pence Says GOP Will Rip Up Any Nuclear Deal With Iran

Why could Tehran want to sign anything now? To have a likely '24 presidential candidate say this now is a deal killer.

Trita Parsi ·


"It Can't Be Illegal to Help a People": The US Persecution of Alex Saab

Virtually unknown in the U.S.—currently languishing in a Miami prison—Saab has been vital to Venezuela's ability to survive the brutal economic war being waged against it.

Leonardo Flores ·


To Avert 'Full-Blown War,' Coalition Urges Biden to Rejoin Iran Deal

"Biden must seize this opportunity, veer off the path to military confrontation with Iran, ease crushing sanctions, and restore the most significant agreement between the U.S. and Iran in decades."

Kenny Stancil ·

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