Shadow Government

Obama’s Sanctions Flip-Flop

Now that the deal is signed, the president has a whole new pitch on how unilateral sanctions can keep Tehran in line.


Forget Congress. Can Rouhani Sell the Nuclear Deal in Tehran?

President Hassan Rouhani is riding a wave of popularity, and is seeking to transform his diplomatic victory into political leverage at home.

The Cable

Watch Live: Obama Sells Nuclear Deal With Iran

The president delivers a major address about the nuclear agreement with Iran.


This Is What Will Happen if Congress Blows Up the Iran Nuclear Deal

If the naysayers manage to blow up the newly minted agreement, it will be a disaster for the United States — and will only push Iran closer to the bomb.


The Iran Nuke Deal Could End Any Hope of Israeli-Palestinian Peace

And six other reasons why there’s a long, long way to go before we can celebrate what a “new” Tehran means for the Middle East.

Shadow Government

Why Obama’s Vision of a Weakened Iran Doesn’t Add Up

President Obama's rosy predictions of a weaker Iran are a dangerous gamble — and one to be deeply skeptical of.

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