President Trump Imposes Tough New Sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump has announced tough new sanctions against Iran for what he calls increasingly aggressive behavior toward the U.S. and its interests. The President made the announcement this morning from the Oval Office. “We will continue to increase pressure on Tehran until the regime abandons its dangerous activities and aspirations, including the pursuit of […]

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Iran Threatens to Break Aspects of Nuclear Deal in Response to U.S. Actions

The Iran government announced today that it will break its commitment to the nuclear deal signed in 2015 between the U.S., Iran and five other countries. President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal last year saying the deal had not been negotiated up to his standards. The deal specifies that Iran will stockpile no more […]

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Trump Officials, in Possible Showdown with Iran, Discuss Plan to Deploy 120,000 Troops to Middle East

Plans were presented at a meeting of President Trump’s top national security officials last week for a deployment of 120,000 U.S. troops to the Middle East in a possible showdown with Iran, according to The New York Times. President Trump has called the report erroneous. “I think it’s fake news, OK?” Mr. Trump told reporters […]

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War of Words Erupts Between President Trump & Iran

President Donald Trump has lashed out at the Iranian government, warning them of dire consequences if they continue to threaten the United States. The threat came in response to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warning the U.S. that conflict with the country would be the “mother of all wars,” but tempered the comments by expressing an […]

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Even Supporters of U.S. Withdrawal Convinced New Iran Deal Unlikely

National Security Advisor John Bolton said during an interview this weekend that the U.S. may sanction European companies that continue to do business with Iran in the wake of the U.S.’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement. “Is the United States going to sanction European companies that do business with Iran?” Bolton was asked by […]

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Strikes Between Israel and Iran Along Syria’s Border

Iran and Israel have reportedly exchanged military strikes in the Golan Heights, an area on Israel’s eastern border with Syria. The Israeli military said that it had struck nearly seventy targets including an Iranian military compound north of Damascus, arms storage warehouses at Damascus International Airport and a logistics headquarters belonging to the Quds Force, […]

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World Reaction to Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Iran Deal

The world has reacted to President Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the nuclear deal with Iran. The leaders of France, the U.K. and Germany issued a joint statement expressing concern over the U.S.’ decision. “It is with regret and concern that we, the Leaders of France, Germany and the United Kingdom […]

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John Kerry Working in the Shadows to Keep Iran Deal Alive

Former Secretary of State John Kerry has been working over the last several months to drum up support for the United States’ remaining in the Iran nuclear deal, according to The Boston Globe. Kerry, according to the Globe, has met with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to forge a strategy that would keep the international […]

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