Recently, a new piece of legislation has hit the senate floor; one that entails expanding current sanctions on Iran as well as creating new sanctions for the purpose of impeding Iran from attaining nuclear weapons. This bill comes at a time when talks and a Joint Plan of Action (JPA) have already been made in … Continue reading
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Saudi Arabia is Mad at the U.S. But It Won’t Last Long
Last Monday, Saudi Arabia became the first country to be elected to a non-permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council—and then decline the honor. It’s clear that Saudi Arabia, one of America’s closest allies in the region, is expressing its displeasure with U.S. policy in the Middle East. However, the cooling of relations between Washington … Continue reading
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3 Reasons Sanctions are Having No Effect on Iran
“The regime does not believe it can win a war against the United States,” says Trita Parsi, but “it does believe it can survive it. It does not believe, however, that it can survive capitulation on the nuclear issue.” Dr. Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council, argues that the regime in Iran is … Continue reading
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