PostPartisan: Iran


Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 04/14/2014

The Insiders: The president can’t bow out yet

As bad as President Obama’s foreign policy has been, quitting now - or appearing to quit - would only make things worse.

By Ed Rogers  |  06:04 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, China, Democrats, election 2014, Foreign Policy, Iran, israel, Japan, National Journal, North Korea, palestine, Russia, Syria, The Insiders, ukraine

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Iranian oil exports rise markedly since interim deal: Report

The development may signal that oil sanctions have eased significantly since Tehran agreed to freeze its nuclear program.

By David Ignatius  |  04:33 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 11/25/2013

The Insiders: Republicans should give the Iran deal a chance

Republicans can and should be cautious about this agreement, but they need to be specific about what results they will be looking for over the next six months.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:32 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Foreign Policy, Iran, nuclear weapons, The Insiders

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 11/17/2013

Will history repeat in Iran nuclear negotiations?

Israel is pressing for more Iranian sanctions.

By David Ignatius  |  05:35 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, nuclear negotiations

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/12/2013

The Insiders: Republicans should hound Obama on Iran

Republicans need to press the administration for specific details of what they are negotiating with Iran. The consequences of America’s policy toward Iran being mismanaged are too severe to let it slide.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Foreign Policy, Iran, nuclear weapons, Republicans, secretary john kerry, The Insiders

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 09/30/2013

The Insiders: The president’s detachment is scary

President Obama’s detachment from reality, in both domestic and international affairs, may be a big part of what is fueling the cluttered mess of American governance.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:01 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, government shutdown, Iran, The Insiders, United Nations

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Edited transcript: An interview with Hassan Rouhani

The full one-on-one conversation with Iran’s new president.

By David Ignatius  |  04:57 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hassan Rouhani, Iran

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 09/25/2013

The Insiders: Cruz is growing stronger

Sen. Cruz’s marathon speech on the Senate floor is a net-plus for his political ambitions.

By Ed Rogers  |  09:51 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Iran, Republicans, Senate, Ted Cruz, The Insiders

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/24/2013

In U.N. speech, Obama lays groundwork for diplomacy with Iran

Why the president’s U.N. speech was a refreshing contrast.

By David Ignatius  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, energy, Iran, United Nations

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Rouhani could help U.S. national security interests

Rouhani’s visit to the United States could redefine Middle East politics -- and Obama’s second term.

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  |  05:34 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Obama’s perplexing rhetoric on Syria

The president’s contrast between Syria and Iran throws a question mark on words he uttered not even a week ago.

By Fred Hiatt  |  11:33 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Iran, Syria

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 02/21/2013

On Iran, a deal only in principle

Iran's U.N. ambassador equivocates on the prospects of a nuclear deal.

By David Ignatius  |  06:29 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/19/2013

The Insiders: It isn't a fair fight

The relationship between the White House press corps and the administrations it covers needs to change.

By Carter Eskew  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arsenio, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky, president, Reagan, Reddit, Twitter, West Wing, White House, White House correspondent

Posted at 07:31 PM ET, 04/09/2012

The squeeze on Iran

With oil sanctions, the bite may actually be worse than the bark.

By David Ignatius  |  07:31 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, sanctions, nuclear program, Rafsanjani