Does the Trump administration think it can wage war in Iran without congressional approval? Mike Pompeo won't say.
And Iran looks to reciprocate.
Trump Is Continuing Obama’s Opposition to Other Countries’ Anti-Gay Laws. This, Somehow, Has LGBT Leaders Angry
President George W. Bush was once attacked by the same people for rejecting the very same policy.
Marzieh Hashemi's family was largely kept in the dark during her detention.
Plus: U.S. support for gay speakers rose as support for racist speakers diminished.
The president's bluster is harmful for America.
If the president does want to lower oil prices, he could push Congress to expand domestic oil production.
Sadly, the consequences of sanctions are not limited to the football pitch.
Tariffs and import restrictions are the equivalent of putting sanctions on your own country.
Mike Pompeo's "plan B" is reckless and dangerous.
Lots of administration official log-rolling in The Final Year, but little actual analysis
Iran has the ability, and now the incentive, to wreak havoc on Americans and American objectives in neighboring Iraq and Afghanistan.
If your "signature achievements" are done by executive power alone, they might as well be written in pencil.
The move pisses off America's allies, and makes military confrontation with Iran more likely.
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Ending the deal would clear the way for Iran's nuclear weapons program and increase the likelihood of war.
Pompeo says he's learned a lesson about American interventions in the Middle East, but can he be trusted?
Non-interventionists, consider yourselves repudiated.
U.S. presidents like to go looking for dragons to slay.
"Millions of Iranians...don't want to live under a corrupt clerical fascist state" says Bloomberg's Eli Lake. Are the Islamic Republic's days finally numbered?Listen
Instead of arguing about media coverage and posturing about partisan reactions, maybe focus on sanctions and refugee policy?Listen
The Senate would lose an authoritarian who wants to crack down on immigrants and fight the drug war. But he's also a hawk in favor of foreign interventions.
This week's show covers the Iran nuclear deal, threats to the First Amendment, the Harvey Weinstein scandal, and Trump's latest moves on health care.Listen
Democrats put Iran deal at risk to score points on Russia.
Don't let Russia hysteria torpedo a better foreign policy.
Despite threat inflation by Iran hawks, the country has limited capabilities.
New sanctions harm Russians, Europeans, Americans, and the prospects for improved relations.
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State Department also announced review of deal-related sanctions suspensions.
Trump admin complains Iran not responding appropriately to "very favorable" nuclear deal.