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Despite Trump Efforts to Foment War With Iran, Experts Say Biden Has Chance to Restore Needed Diplomacy

"The window to get back into the nuclear deal, and stave off growing threats of war, will be short." 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


As Trump Ignores Election Results and Plans 'Flood' of Sanctions, Biden Signals Possible Shift in US Relations With Iran

Advocates of diplomacy are urging the president-elect to "take the opportunity to think bigger, even, than the Obama administration was able to."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


With US and Iran 'A Spark Away' From Devastating Conflict, Trump Vetoes War Powers Resolution

"Trump has gone out of his way to trample both the powers of Congress and the will of the people, all in order to bring us closer to a catastrophic war with Iran and distract from his failures to address this global pandemic."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'In This Dark Hour for the Iranian People,' Groups Demand Trump End Inhumane Sanctions Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

"Doing so would not just serve U.S. interests in helping contain the further spread of the virus, but would also be a powerful humanitarian gesture to the more than 80 million Iranians suffering under the pandemic."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


As Coronavirus Death Toll Continues to Rise in Iran, Global Calls Mount for US to Lift 'Immoral' Sanctions

"Actively denying an entire country medicine and humanitarian goods and continuing to pummel their economy in midst of global pandemic is the height of 'malign behavior' in my book."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Critics Charge Trump Expansion of Muslim Ban Continuation of 'Cruel, Inhumane, Bigoted' Policies

"This is an outright attempt to discriminate against people on religious, racial, and ethnic grounds and to dismantle the refugee resettlement program."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·



Threatening Food and Medicines, Trump Admin Accused of Putting Iranian People in 'Cross-Hairs of Its Ongoing Economic War'

The new designation under Section 311, the adminstration was warned, would mean foreign banks no longer processing humanitarian-related transactions.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


'Saudi Arabia First': Trump Accused of Letting Saudis Dictate US Foreign Policy After Oil Facility Attack

"Congress will not give you the authority to start another disastrous war in the Middle East just because the brutal Saudi dictatorship told you to," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Progressives 'Overjoyed' as John Bolton Leaves White House

"Best news of this past few weeks, if not longer!!!!"

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·