Trump Indicates U.S. Will Be Pulling Out of Iran Deal

President Trump let his dissatisfaction with the Iran nuclear deal be known today, furthering speculation that the U.S. would be pulling out of the agreement. The U.S., along with France, Germany, China, Russia, and Britain, struck a deal with Iran in 2015 that halted that country’s nuclear program. The Iranian government had long maintained its […]

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Syrian Dictator Assad Accused of Another Chemical Weapons Attack

Syrian dictator Bashar Assad is accused of using chemical weapons against his own people in the latest horrific development in the civil war raging in that country. The conflict started in 2011 and has claimed tens of thousands of lives. International aid groups claim forty-eight people, many of them children, were killed in the city […]

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Foreign and Domestic

The shakeup in President Trump’s cabinet continues and the President wants to pull out of Syria.  We discuss both issues in today’s episode. http://media.blubrry.com/itn/p/content.blubrry.com/itn/Foreign_and_Domestic.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Former President Obama: I’d Like to Create a Million Young Barack Obamas or Michelle Obamas

Former President Barack Obama plans to dedicate his work post-presidency to helping to develop the next generation of leaders. “If I could do that effectively, then – you know – I would create a hundred or a thousand or a million young Barack Obamas or Michelle Obamas,” he said. “Or, the next group of people […]

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In Shift to More Forward-Leaning Foreign Policy, President Trump Replaces National Security Adviser McMaster with Bolton

President Trump has announced that he will be replacing Gen. H.R. McMaster as National Security Adviser with former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton. The President made the announcement on Twitter. “I am pleased to announce that, effective 4/9/18, @AmbJohnBolton will be my new National Security Advisor. I am very thankful for the […]

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Saudi Arabia Vows to Acquire Nuclear Weapons If Iran Does

Saudi Arabia has vowed to develop nuclear weapons if Iran does, the country said this week. Saudi’s defense chief and heir apparent, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said that the Kingdom would pursue nuclear weapons if Iran restarts its program, in an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes set to air tomorrow. “Saudi Arabia does not […]

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India and Iran Vow to Work Together on Afghanistan, Other Issues

India and Iran have agreed to forge closer ties with the goal of restoring peace and stability to Afghanistan the two countries announced today.  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks in New Delhi this week. The two countries announced they will increase cooperation in areas such as terrorism and […]

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U.S., E.U. Officials Form Working Group to Look into Additions to Iran Nuclear Deal

A working group has been created to develop an ancillary agreement to the Iran nuclear deal.  That addition is aimed at easing President Trump’s concerns about the pact, according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.  “We will be discussing that through working groups beginning as early as next week and we’ll see what progress we […]

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