Right Turn: Iran


Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Netanyahu explains Iran to the U.S. voters

A red line for Iran, and for Obama.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Obama’s Israel policy has failed

Obama’s policy has failed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Obama’s Iran dilemma

Will Obama seize the moment?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:37 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 08/19/2012

A formula for a Mideast arms race

A formula for a Middle East arms race

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 08/14/2012

The Middle East on tenterhooks; Obama on the sidelines

A shadow game with Obama on the sidelines.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:33 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Iran closing in on its goal: Nuclear weaponization

A new National Intelligence Estimate report

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 08/05/2012

Stuck on Iran

The republic is closer to getting nukes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 08/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Obama team panics, forks over new Iran sanctions

If only he faced election every year.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Netanyahu: Sanctions failed

Netanyahu declares Obama’s policy a failure.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Israel, Iran

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Obama administration: Who needs more sanctions on Iran?

It didn’t push Congress to act and isn’t trying to speed up legislation.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Iran sanctions delayed, and now watered down?

Are Democrats serious about stopping Iran’s nuclear program?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 07/23/2012

A new book looks at Carter, Iran, Obama and the Arab Spring

Are we making the same mistakes we did in 1979?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, foreign policy

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Bombs in Bulgaria and Syria

Do we have a coherent policy in the Middle East?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:55 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 06/22/2012

Congress tries to lead on Iran; Obama clings to failed diplomacy

Obama is isolated, even from his fellow Democrats.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Iran talks fail — will Obama admit it?

Nothing to show for 3 years

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, National Security

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/18/2012

What happens after the Iran nuclear talks?

If Iran doesn’t give up, what then?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, National Security

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Time to do something about Iran

A new ad, a time for debate

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:45 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Conservative movement, Israel, Iran

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 05/28/2012

Encouraging Iran by doing nothing

What happens when we get to know them.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, President Obama

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 05/25/2012

After more Iranian stalling, what’s next?

What next?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:11 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Obama back to slow-walking negotiations

There is good reason to believe Iran has the upper hand.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, President Obama | Tags:  iran talks delay, iran talks tall, obama ran policy fail

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Iranian charade: The U.N.’s scant deal on nuclear research

Less in a deal with U.N. than meets the eye.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:41 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Iran sanctions pass, sort of

What does Obama do now?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, President Obama

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Is national security taking a back seat to politics?

Are electoral politics driving critical national security decisions?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:29 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security, Iran

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 05/18/2012

The moment of reckoning on Iran

What will Democrats do?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:43 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Romney: No devastating defense cuts or fake Iran deals

The candidate’s policy director warns Obama about a phony Iran deal

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Iran sanctions: Now or never

Reid does the White House’s bidding.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:29 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Senate Democrats

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 05/15/2012

It’s time to admit: Iran sanctions have failed

What is Obama prepared to do?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Israel can’t afford the happy talk

Are we getting anywhere or just stalling?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:54 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Obama conning us on Iran?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Not even leading from behind: Letting Assad win

Obama and Cameron decide to do nothing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:29 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Human Rights, Iran

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Friday question answered

What event will have the biggest impact in 2012?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Panetta lets loose some ‘loose war talk’

Who’s allowed to speak up and who’s not?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Pro-Israel conservatives: No, we won’t shut up about Israel

The right’s attacks on Obama’s spinners are landing blows.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Republicans’ turn at AIPAC

A different message than Obama’s

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:07 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel, Israel, Iran, Israel, Israel

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/05/2012

AIPAC’s chief: Obama is wrong about a bunch of stuff

He rejects many of Obama’s false premises.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 03/04/2012

Obama goes to AIPAC

He promises Iran won’t get the bomb, attacks critics.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 03/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Obama talks to AIPAC and Bibi while the mullahs build nukes

The dilemma of who will act and when

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Iran, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 02/29/2012

The North Korea deal is no deal at all

Paper in lieu of progress

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:44 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Obama’s Iran failure can’t be sweet talk now

Obama has lost control of events.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:27 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Will Israel act as the West’s protector?

No sign the Iranian nuclear program has slowed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 02/20/2012

At odds with Israel, still

Obama curtails military funding and publicly chides Israel about using force.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:23 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Israel, Iran

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Time we got serious about Iran

A bipartisan resolution doesn’t go far enough.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Israel, Iran’s growing aggression and Obama

More evidence that Israel will need to act on its own.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, President Obama

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Marco Rubio, fluently speaking ‘conservative’ at CPAC

What a conservative leader sounds like

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:19 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Immigration

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Where are we headed with Iran sanctions?

Is the Obama administration headed for more useless talks?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, President Obama

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 01/12/2012

John Bolton on Romney, Syria and Iran

The former U.N. ambassador looks for ‘executive temperament.’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:43 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/02/2012

A dual track: Crippling sanctions and a credible military option for Iran

The military option must become credible.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 12/28/2011

When will we know we’ve run out of time on Iran?

The Israeli and U.S. administrations discuss Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:56 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Congress strikes a deal on Iran sanctions over administration objections

The administration largely fails to impede Congress

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:57 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/11/2011

Former ambassador John Bolton on Newt Gingrich and Iran

The former ambassador’s delightful clarity

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Iran sanctions gamesmanship

The administration isn’t serious.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:31 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Senate passes Iran sanctions 100-0; Obama objects (really)

Menendez accuses Obama officials of duplicity

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Senate Democrats

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Exclusive: Post-debate interview with Rick Santorum

He takes on Gingrich, makes a pitch for foreign policy expertise

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, Iran, Immigration

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Who’s best to take on Obama on Iran?

The clearest contrast between Obama and GOP rivals

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/20/2011

Iran sanctions: Are we serious?

A time grows short, Democrats are still dragging their feet

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Senate Democrats

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Would Obama use military force to stop Iran from getting nukes?

Would the U.S. take military action if needed?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hillary Clinton, Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Santorum’s foreign policy advantage

A plan, some thought on foreign policy — how novel!

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Obama ties pro-Israel liberals up in knots

It’s hard to defend the president these days.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, Iran

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Israel is planning for the inevitable

Will the Jewish state have to go it alone?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Romney: I wouldn’t let Iran get nuclear weapons

Quite a difference from Obama.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:34 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Is Obama going to let Iran get the bomb?

A national-security disaster in the making.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Not easy to persuade the mullahs we are serious

The administration tries to undo the damage from its Iraq withdrawal

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:22 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Iraq

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Obama’s unimpressive response to Iranian terrorism

Why we need a new commander in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:35 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, President Obama

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Iran’s human rights abuses go largely unnoticed

Iranian regime runs amok at home and abroad.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Human Rights, Iran

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 09/07/2011

What about Iran?

Obama and GOP rivals ignore the biggest national security threat.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Do we have an Iran policy?

No one is in charge, and it shows.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Congress fills the void on Iran policy

At last, a move to stop the country’s nuclear ambitions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 05/08/2011

What should Bibi say to Congress?

The Israeli prime minister can advance the cause of peace.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 05/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Lawmakers introduce human rights into Iran sanctions debate

Human rights is an important addition to our Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:16 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Human Rights

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Michael Totten: Lebanon is more important than Iraq (Part 1)

How Lebanon became a Hezbollah state.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Germany, Iran and the problem with sanctions

Germany is caught doing business with the mullahs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:55 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Beyond Iran sanctions

It is time to focus on the results of our Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 03/30/2011

Are sanctions really ‘working’?

Key senators complain about lack of enforcement of Iran sanctions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran