Tag archive for ‘Iran nuclear program’
By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Edward Snowden talks about Russia, drone use, cyber attacks, NSA

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden spoke in a new interview about life in Russia and reviewed many of the surveillance topics, the use of cyber technology and much more. Speaking with James More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 31st, 2014

‘Fault Lines’ Book Review: Middle East crisis detailed for the ‘layman’

Author Donald Liebich explains his new book Fault Lines very well in the tagline “The Layman’s Guide to Understanding America’s Role in the Ever-Changing Middle East.” Liebich compiles a More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Iran, US nuclear deal not going to happen as crowd chants ‘Death to America’

The United States may have good intentions, but Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the man who has the final say on all matters of state in the Islamic Republic, declared again on Monday that talks More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Donald Trump meets with Naghmeh Abedini, criticizes Obama administration for Saeed Abedini deal not being done

The real estate mogul Donald Trump met with the wife of the American pastor jailed in Iran on Tuesday and then attacked the Obama administration for not working out a deal to have Saeed Abedini freed. Pastor Saeed More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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Iranian nuke deal omits effort to release Pastor Saeed Abedini from prison

Sadly the Iranian nuclear program deal moved forward without an obvious pre-condition: the release of Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been jailed in the Muslim country over his religious beliefs. “The Obama More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 25th, 2013

US credited with ‘secret negotiations’ with Iran to get nuclear deal done

Journalists were asked by the Obama administration to keep the details of the “secret diplomacy” out of the headlines until the deal was done. Now the Nov. 24 Guardian article pulls away the proverbial curtain, More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Ted Cruz calls on Obama administration to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian prison

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is urging President Obama to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran. This is an increasingly sensitive situation because Abedini was recently moved to a prison More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Israel PM Netanyahu talks Iran, nuclear program says ‘Iran is committed to Israel’s destruction’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated that Iran must not develop a nuclear weapon, meeting with President Barack Obama September 30, three days after Obama’s historic phone conversation with Iranian More...

By Robert On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

John Bolton calls Hassan Rohani the ‘smiling face of the Islamic Revolution’

With the arrival of Iranian President Hassan Rohani in New York City to address  the UN General Assembly on Tuesday , and softened tone and rhetoric from the news President since taking office, many see some opportunities More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Lindsey Graham says he plans to introduce an authorization for the use of military force in Iran by summers end

Just days after saying the same thing in an interview at the Capital last Tuesday, Sen. Lindsey Graham R-SC)  again said in front of a friendly audience at a conference put on by the Christians United for Israel More...

By Robert On Friday, July 5th, 2013

John Bolton says forcing Mubarak out was a ‘big mistake’, calls for the toppling of the Rohani regime in Iran

Former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton said earlier this week that forcing former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak out of power was a “big mistake” on the part of the United States, as the Morsi More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Retired Marine Gen James ‘Hoss’ Cartwright being investigated by DOJ as ‘leaker’ of classified information

Retired Marine Gen. James “Hoss” Cartwright became the target of US Justice Department’s criminal investigation into a leak of classified information, NBC News reported on Friday. NBC reported citing More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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Obama administration angers Israel after accidentally publishing details of ‘secret’ planned facility

Israel’s military was angered Monday learning that the U.S. government had revealed details of a top-secret Israeli military installation in published bid requests. The Obama administration had promised to build More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Iran sends 8,000 ‘troops’ into Syria and Lebanon, trained in ‘urban combat tactics’

Iran is establishing a military presence in Syria and Lebanon by dispatching 6,000-8,000 “militiamen” to battle for the Assad regime. DEBKAfile’s military sources report that an Iranian airlift placed More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 1st, 2013

Iran reaches ‘milestone’ in new deal in nuclear talks days after Obama, Israel plans go public

Iran’s negotiations with world powers over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program reached “a turning point” this week, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Thursday, suggesting a breakthrough was More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Iran descends into angry protests as currency plummets in value

The Iranian government Wednesday, October 3, invoked the emergency measures drawn up for the 2009 protests to deploy large-scale Bassij militia forces in the capital and put down the first angry protests against More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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President Obama praises Chris Stevens to UN Assembly, calls for ‘universal values’

President Obama began his address to the UN Assembly by praising Libyan ambassador Christopher Stevens, who was murdered on September 11th. J. Christopher Stevens, United States ambassador to Libya from May 2012 More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
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Benjamin Netanyahu talks Iran as Obama administration can’t fit meeting into schedule

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making it clear that Israel will not wait to take out Iranian nuclear facilities. President Barack Obama talking with Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister photo/Pete Souza, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Israel TV reports Netanyahu is ‘determined to attack Iran before US election’

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “is determined to attack Iran before the US elections,” Israel’s Channel 10 News claimed on Monday night, and Israel is now “closer than ever” to a strike designed More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 17th, 2012

Israel attack on Iran would result in 30 day war, 500 dead, says Defense Minister

Tensions between Iran and Israel continue to escalate amid reports over the past week that Tel Aviv has drawn up plans for a strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities before the US presidential election in November. photo/Talmoryair ­Israeli More...

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