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When he met with French President Francois Hollande, President Obama threatened to come down "like a ton of bricks" on companies that violate sanctions against...

As American peace efforts toward Iran have meandered along, Western diplomats have been eagerly pointing to the moderate and supposedly promising statements coming from Iranian...

With news that support for Iran sanctions may now be showing signs of crumbling among Democrats in the Senate, it's worth recalling that there have...

Critics of the administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, and proponents of sanctions more generally, have been making a simple argument: any substantial sanctions relief will...

Gary Sick, a Carter administration National Security Council aide, took to the pages of USA Today this past week to argue that the congressional bill...

Usually when the source of U.S.-Israel tensions is revealed to be a simple misunderstanding, the two sides can again breathe easy. But this week’s argument...

When the State Department agreed to let the Taliban open an office in Doha, Qatar in order to facilitate negotiations, senior American diplomats were unaware...

It is widely rumored that French objections prevented agreement on what would have been a bad deal with Iran at the Geneva talks this weekend....

There are many glaring omissions in the Iran deal currently being discussed. It is hard not to conclude that President Obama, Vice President Biden, and...

My American Enterprise Institute colleague Derek Scissors points out to me that, according to China’s General Administration of Customs, Iraq has surpassed Iran as a...

Several pundits and advocacy groups have bought the notion hook, line, and sinker that sanctions are hurting sick Iranians. The problem is that it is...

It’s hard to believe that anyone—outside the White House—takes President Obama seriously anymore. It’s crystal clear that foreign leaders think that the U.S. president is...