Iran will not be part of the United Nations last ditch effort to revive the faltering peace plan in Syria, despite initial support from UN special envoy Kofi Annan. In a statement Wednesday, Kofi Annan unveiled the composition of the UN Action Group for Syria meeting, which will be held in Geneva on June 30. [...]
President Obama is moving ahead with economic sanctions aimed at crippling the amount of oil that the government of Iran can export to other nations.
We all know the Iranian government does not support free expression. Iran remains the largest prison for journalists – over 40 behind bars. But just where does the government currently stand in terms of censorship and surveillance of its people? The Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was himself a victim of his own filtering program, when [...]
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) spoke at the Center for Strategic & International Studies Thursday about how he believes the Arab world feels in regard to Iran obtaining access to nuclear capabilities. “Everybody is worried about the reaction in the Arab world to an attack by Israel on Iranian nuclear facilities. My friends, behind closed doors [...]
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told an audience at the Heritage Foundation Friday that the United States should take on a leadership role internationally, especially as the Arab Spring is sweeping through the Middle East.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice believes that the best way to stop Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon is to assure them that military force will be used to stop them if needed. “The Iranians have to believe that [President Obama] will use military force that is the only thing, ultimately, that will change [...]
The majority of the Israeli people are way of striking Iran without U.S. support, according to a Haaretz/Dialog poll. 58 percent of respondents said that they opposed a unilateral strike. The poll was conducted among 497 Israelis on Sunday and Monday. The poll comes the same week that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in [...]
Foreign policy dominated President Obama’s first news conference with White House reporters in nearly four months.
CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin pleaded to President Obama today at a news conference to “listen to the people of America” and not go to war with Iran. (:22) [audio:http://com.talkradionews.audio.s3.amazonaws.com/2012/3/20120305CODEPink.mp3]
Prior to a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Obama emphasized that the U.S. will always have Israel’s back when it comes to the country’s security. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/201235alwayshaveback.mp3]