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An expensive lesson in hubris for the United States

An expensive lesson in hubris for the United States

On Thursday the US Army War College published a monumental and authoritative history of the Iraq War. One of its sober conclusions: “An emboldened and expansionist Iran appears to be the only ...

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Ex-minister charged as Iran spy

Ex-minister charged as Iran spy

A former minister-turned alleged spy for Iran is negotiating a plea bargain with prosecutors, according to a television report on Sunday. Gonen Segev is accused of “aggravated espionage,” as well ...

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Iran has more potential oil buyers despite US sanctions

Iran has more potential oil buyers despite US sanctions

The United States introduced new sanctions on Iran’s energy sector on 5 November, with a stated goal to cut the Islamic Republic’s oil exports to zero. The number of potential buyers ...

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Iran claims capture of U.S. MQ-9 reconnaissance drone

Iran claims capture of U.S. MQ-9 reconnaissance drone

 Iran has claimed to have captured a U.S. MQ-9 reconnaissance drone on 21 November 2018 after the aircraft entered Iranian airspace. An Iranian media close to the country’s Revolutionary Guard ...

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Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi’s death

Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi’s death

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told  on Sunday that Saudi Arabia’s military “can’t fight out of a paper bag” when confronted with Mideast challenges including Iran, and insisted that ...

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US senators Warn Germany, France, UK against bypassing sanctions on Iran

US senators Warn Germany, France, UK against bypassing sanctions on Iran

US senators from the Republican Party have sent a letter to the embassies of Germany, France, and the United Kingdom in the United States with a warning against any possible ...

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Macron rebukes Trump’s isolationist message

Macron rebukes Trump’s isolationist message

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a fiery rebuke of US policies under President Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly Tuesday, signaling that he is ready to take up the ...

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John Kerry slams Trump for Iran accusations: ‘You should be more worried about Paul Manafort’

John Kerry slams Trump for Iran accusations: ‘You should be more worried about Paul Manafort’

Former Secretary of State John Kerry fired back against attacks by President Donald Trump and current Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, saying the president “should be more worried ...

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Kerry: Nothing unusual or inappropriate about meeting with foreign contacts

Kerry: Nothing unusual or inappropriate about meeting with foreign contacts

Former Secretary of State John Kerry fired back at Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after he described Kerry’s continued contact with Iranian and other foreign diplomats as “unseemly and unprecedented.” “Secretary Kerry stays in touch ...

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Washington Examiner: Trump’s geopolitical mistake

Washington Examiner: Trump’s geopolitical mistake

Addressing the public on May 8 at the White House, President Trump put an end to the speculation about whether he would remove the U.S. from the Iran nuclear agreement. In Trump’s ...

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