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Venezuela

The Trump Treasury Department’s move to impose sanctions on and to freeze the assets of a series of high-profile Venezuelan actors—including the country’s new vice...
Iran

Ukrainian authorities have reportedly seized a shipment of Russian missiles bound for Iran. According to al-Arabiya: Ukraine has announced that it has seized an airplane destined...
Iran

Remember "snapback?” That was supposed to be the enforcement mechanism for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a.k.a. the Iran nuclear deal. If Iran...
iran

At the core of President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry’s drive toward rapprochement with the Islamic Republic of Iran on Tehran’s terms and...
iran

There is growing optimism among diplomats, both in the United States and Europe, that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the so-called Iran deal,...

I'm guessing that President Obama, despite his roots in Kenya and Indonesia, has never negotiated for a carpet or anything else in a Middle Eastern...

No one can accuse the Iranian government of being stupid. They entered into negotiations with their economy tanking and very little leverage, and came out...

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote to President Obama yesterday, citing reports that the administration plans to take its...

Reuters is reporting that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering making changes to his planned speech to Congress to placate his critics and lower...

Just as European nations expressed their eagerness to ratchet down their already weak sanctions on Russia, pro-Russian rebels have once again stepped up their offensive...

Pyongyang is spluttering with predictable outrage over the sanctions announced last week by President Obama in retaliation for the hack attack on Sony, claiming it...

One of the greatest mistakes American diplomats make across administrations is projection, assuming that diplomatic adversaries share American motives in coming to the table. North...