Of Contact Lenses and Iranian Bombs
Thanks to the Power Line blog, which linked to it, I learned of an article published yesterday in the Times of Israel. It’s about Iran and the Bomb.
The Times, you remember, is the online newspaper founded by David …
Vienna Waits for the Mullahs
The Obama administration, and Reuters, have tried to put the best face on the October 28 invitation for Iran to join Syrian peace talks in Vienna. “Arch rivals Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria face-to-face for first time,” reads the Reuters …
Iran Spikes the Football on Imprisoned Americans
After a closed-door trial in an Iranian court, Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been convicted of “espionage charges.” Rezaian, of course, is not the only American facing unjust imprisonment in Iran. Our newest peace partner also holds Saeed Abedini …
Iranian Women’s Soccer Team a Manly Bunch . . .
For anyone who still maintains that Iran would never cheat:
Iranian soccer fans were left reeling earlier this week after eight members of the women’s national team were found to be men, the Al-Arabiya website reported on Monday.
Iranian President: ‘Death to America’ Chant ‘Is Not a Slogan Against the American People’
The president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, told Steve Kroft that his chants of “Death to America” are not meant to offend Americans.
In an interview set to air on this weekend’s 60 Minutes, Steve Kroft said, “I’m sure you realize …
Iran Deal: A 9/10 Vote From a 9/10 Party
It’s entirely appropriate that the Democrats filibustered Republican efforts to block the Iran Deal on September 10. After all, the Democrats — now fully the party of jihadist appeasement — are the primary political repository of September 10 thinking, but without the …
Senate Filibuster of Iran Deal Is Not a Victory for Anyone
This afternoon, Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Harry Reid employed a filibuster to block cloture on the nuclear agreement with Iran. This vote — to allow the Senate to proceed with a vote on a resolution of disapproval of …
Boehner to Unveil New Iran Deal Plan
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) is expected to unveil a new plan for opposing President Obama’s Iran deal, extraneous to the review process drafted by Senator Bob Corker (R., Tenn.) and Senator Ben Cardin (D., Md.) and passed …
Colin Powell: Obama’s Iran Deal Is ‘Pretty Good’
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell suggested on Meet the Press this morning that President Obama’s Iran deal is “pretty good.” Powell told Chuck Todd that he has looked carefully at the arguments for and against. “My judgment after balancing …
Iran Deal: The Devil Is in the Details (VIDEO)
Yesterday, President Obama clinched enough support in the Senate to ensure the nuclear deal with Iran will go through. Unfortunately, America moves forward with this deal at our own peril. In a new, exclusive video from National Review, we showcase …
Why the Iranian Regime’s Anti-Semitism Could Make Deterrence Ineffective
Yale historian Timothy Snyder is indebted to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who recently made Snyder’s new book even more newsworthy than his extraordinary scholarship deserves to be. And Netanyahu is indebted to Snyder, whose theory of Hitler’s …
The Iran Deal: Persisting Problems
Last Sunday, Iran and the P5+1 countries (the U.S., U.K., France, China, Russia, and Germany) formally adopted the new nuclear agreement concluded this summer. In coming days, under the terms of the deal, formally known as the Joint …
Toward a Post-Obama Middle East
In the week in which the Russians escalated their attacks on the Syrian factions being assisted by the United States and what is left of the Western Alliance, and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas renounced the long-dead letter of the Oslo …
Netanyahu Slams U.N. over Its Silence on Iran’s Threats of Another Holocaust
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu today chose silence to convey his outrage over the United Nations’ own “deafening silence” regarding Iran’s repeated vows to murder every Jew.
Netanyahu read from a new book Iran’s supreme leader authored after the U….
Krauthammer’s Take: Obama Prefers Living ‘in a Different Universe’ over Recognizing Islamist Threat
In a panel themed around how America has changed since 9/11, Charles Krauthammer said tonight that despite threats multiplying across the Middle East, President Obama “wants to live in a different universe.”
Likening the War on Terror to America’s generations-long Cold …
To Make the World Safe, Iran Needs to Change
We are often asked, based on what we know as members of Congress, what keeps us awake at night. The simple answer is a nuclear Iran.
Last month we traveled to Israel with 34 of our fellow members of Congress. There …
Senator Ted Cruz Is Right: the Corker Law Period for Congressional Review of the Iran Act Has Never Begun
In Senator Ted Cruz’s excellent Senate floor speech against President Obama’s catastrophic Iran deal, he urged Republican leadership – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) and House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) – to reject the claim that Congress …
On Iran, Does Party Loyalty Demand Abject Submission?
While it could be persuasively argued that President Obama has shown disregard for Congress ever since taking office, now, in pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran, his disregard has descended into contempt and disdain for both the institution and …
An Anti-American White House
This week President Obama won the 34th vote in support of his nuclear deal with Iran. The vote, from Senator Barbara Mikulski, guarantees that the deal will survive a rejection by Congress. The fact that the deal will be made …
The Geraghty Plan Doesn’t Guarantee Success. But What Does?
There are few things more unnerving than the thought that “the Geraghty plan” might be the best option for derailing the Iran deal. To recap:
To stop Iran’s nukes, use our own nuclear option. Scrap the filibuster, pass a …