Operation Cross-Purposes

Saudi Arabia just stopped bombing Iranian-backed forces in Yemen. That’s making Obama’s life easier as the administration's nuclear talks with Tehran reach their most critical phase.

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Why Are the U.S. and Iran Sending Warships to the Yemeni Coast?

The United States has deployed two more warships to take up position off the Yemeni coast, joining seven other American naval vessels already patrolling the ...

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Military Facilities Become Focus of Iran Deal

The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Sunday he could tolerate a series of concessions by the White House on Tehran's nuclear program, but a “huge” factor in determining his support for a deal is the degree to which inspectors have access to Iran’s military facilities.


Iran’s $300 Billion Shakedown

Sanctions relief should be a reward for ending Iran’s nuke program. But the current deal is a massive payment to temporarily put it on hold.

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