The Senate GOP’s letter to Iran was an act of vengeance for their discredited code of honor: neoconservatism.
Nearly 60 lawmakers did the right thing by skipping the Israeli prime minister’s speech on Iran.
Netanyahu kept the focus of Congress and the U.S. media squarely where he wanted it—on Iran, away from Palestine, settlements, assaults on Gaza, violations of international law.
Benjamin Netanyahu will lobby Congress from the same podium where President Obama gave the State of the Union at the invite of John Boehner. Phyllis Bennis and Michael Tomasky join MSNBC’s The Last Word to discuss why.
Phyllis Bennis says the invitation issued to Netanyahu to speak to U.S. Congress, and the call for more sanctions against Iran, is a call for war
The failure of the pro-Israel lobby to force Congress to vote for intervention into Syria or for additional sanctions on Iran represents a significant decline in its influence.
The debates surrounding Obama’s cabinet nominations offer a welcome opportunity for the public–and the administration–to review the failing U.S. policy toward Iran.
Iran’s leaders are the first to admit that Western sanctions have had a devastating impact on the country, but they’re confident they can ride out the storm.
Iran Parliament plays to cheap seats by calling for Strait to be blocked in response to sanctions.
U.S. government wants to have it both ways: sanctions on Iran while hiring a contractor that does business with Iran.
The vicious prosecution of an Iranian-born U.S. philanthropist drives home the destructive nature of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
The recent and highly unusual public launch of a “conference committee” of both houses of Congress to hash out differences in long-pending legislation to impose unilateral sanctions on Iran marks a new stage in the escalating debate over what to do about Tehran’s nuclear programme.