Right Turn: Iran


Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Rand Paul claims ‘nuance,’ reveals incoherence on Iran

Sen. Rand Paul’s foreign policy gobbledygook.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:20 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidental election, Iran, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 04/14/2014

Iran doesn’t want a deal

The administration’s July 20 deadline will test Congress’s patience with Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:45 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Rand Paul gives an interview that will haunt him

The senator from Kentucky blew it in an interview with ABC’s Jonathan Karl.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Iran, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 04/11/2014

No, it really wasn’t the era of ‘smart power’

Hillary Clinton’s stint at the State Department was anything but ‘smart.’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:35 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hillary Clinton, Iran, Russia

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Enough with Kerry’s ‘trust me’ foreign policy

John Kerry’s take on negotiations proves to be wrong, again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, John Kerry, Middle East, Russia

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 04/08/2014

A peek into the Kerry mindset

As a senator, Kerry could talk endlessly without result or adverse consequences. Not as secretary of state.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:30 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, Russia, Syria

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 04/08/2014

To curb Iran, should we give Israel bunker busters?

What will we do when there is no Iran deal in July?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:22 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Is Iran about to violate the interim deal?

The Senate frets about an Iran-Russia oil agreement,

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Russia

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/06/2014

Middle East collapse: Does Kerry finally get it?

The secretary of state’s Middle East lark ends.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  JOhn Kerry Iran, Middle East

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Is the U.S. too ‘provocative’?

Fear of provoking bad actors leads to appeasement.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foriegn policy, Iran, Russia, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 04/03/2014

With the U.N. ambassador nomination, Iran shows its stripes

The president continues to ignore the nature of the Iranian regime

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:09 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Don’t let Jonathan Pollard go now

Releasing Jonathan Pollard to keep the peace talks going is an awful idea.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Jonathan Pollard

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 03/28/2014

The Democrats keep us cringing

It’s like watching a car crash in slow motion.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Obamacare, Sen. Chuck Schumer

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/26/2014

Please, Mr. President, stop talking

President Obama’s word betray his weakness.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, North Korea, Russia

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/24/2014

Hey, Putin’s a bully!

Democrats learn their worldview is wrong.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Congress nearly unanimous in its dismay over Obama’s Iran policy

The House and Senate give a thumbs down on Obama’s Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Rand Paul, WMD's

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Exposing the Iran farce

The Iran talks have become counterproductive.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Obama’s foreign policy is a mess, says the New York Times

President Obama’s foreign policy is in a death spiral.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:51 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Senate again tries to stiffen Obama’s spine on Iran

Senators’ letter sets out final points on any deal with Tehran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Senate

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Forget Reagan -- we’re starting to miss Carter

Putting aside Ronald Reagan, Obama could at least emulate Carter.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, jimmy carter, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/05/2014

What the Iranian arms shipment means

Iran’s arms shipment confirms the regime’s true nature.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/05/2014

A bipartisan response to Obama’s delusionary foreign policy

It’s time for Congress to agree on an un-Obama foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Bob Menendez at AIPAC

Can the Senate take on Iran?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:16 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/04/2014

Obama attacked from all sides

Obama challenged on foreign policy by both parties.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  foreiign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 03/03/2014

McCain blasts Obama

John McCain blasts Obama, and AIPAC cheers.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:24 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. John McCain, Ukraine

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/02/2014

AIPAC opens

AIPAC opens amid uncertainty about the U.S. role in the world.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/27/2014

AIPAC: A new era of confrontation?

AIPAC must adapt or fade into irrelevance.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Another round on Iran sanctions

Time for accountability on Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Obama needs a foreign policy reset

The president needs a foreign policy reset.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:02 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 02/24/2014

What Kerry needs to explain at AIPAC

John Kerry should get an earful at AIPAC.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:14 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, John Kerry, Syria

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 02/23/2014

We pay a price for weakness

President Obama’s dwindling credibility increases rogue states’ confidence.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/19/2014

The administration’s Iran cul-de-sac

The White House has no game plan to disarm Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, weapons of mass destruction

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/19/2014

John Kerry: Always blindsided by reality

It always comes as a shock to the secretary of state when tyrants behave badly.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Why continue to negotiate with Iran?

President Obama is stalling, just like the Iranians.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:09 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz, WMD's

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/18/2014

Iran bait-and-switch

The administration has again pulled a bait-and-switch on Congress.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, weapons of mass destruction, Wendy Sherman

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 02/13/2014

We should trust the secret Iran deal?

The least transparent administration in history.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:28 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Reid under fire for defying majority on sanctions

A pro-Israel group lays blame for sanctions impasse at Reid’s feet.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Harry Reid

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Corker and Menendez try to implant spine in administration

Sens. Corker and Menendez try to implant a spine in the Obama administration

By  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Sen. Bob Corker

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Obama’s got no plan B on Iran

The president is leaving us two choices: war or a nuclear-armed Iran.

By  |  01:15 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/09/2014

At last someone is candid about Iran sanctions

Malcolm Hoenlein offers a clear voice on Iran sanctions -- finally.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Sanctions hypocrisy

Even for the Senate, the hypocrisy is hard to stomach.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:11 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Menendez blasts Obama’s Iran policy

The Democratic foreign affairs chairman explains the president is setting us on a road to containment by bottling up sanctions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/06/2014

John Kerry’s CNN interview reveals why our foreign policy is a mess

The secretary of state’s problems include his boss.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, John Kerry, Syria

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/06/2014

Obama’s enemy: Reality

President Obama is confused as to his real enemies.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Syria

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/05/2014

Cruz vs. Obama on foreign policy

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) attacks Obama’s foreign policy weakness.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/05/2014

Obama and the kings

When it comes to Iran, Sunni Arab leaders agree with Israel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/04/2014

It’s contaiment, for sure

The administration seems more anxious to stop critics than to stop Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/03/2014

John Kerry’s perfect, unreliable record

America gives thumbs down on Kerry-Obama Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, Israel

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 02/02/2014

Hillary Clinton joins Rand Paul on Iran

Hillary Clinton goes anti-sanctions on Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:02 PM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hillary Clinton, Iran, Iran sanctions

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Sanctions have failed, so what next for Iran?

Obama’s policy is making war in the Middle East inevitable.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:32 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Reid jumps when Big Labor balks

Sen. Harry Reid won’t move on Iran sanctions, but he will on trade authority.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:48 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/30/2014

It’s Howard Dean vs. Obama on Iran

Howard Dean shows leadership on Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Howard Dean, Iran

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Obama administration officials: Please stay away from AIPAC

AIPAC and Obama should part ways.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:40 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Awful foreign policy served too little and too late

The president has abdicated responsibility in foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:41 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Obama vs. America on Iran

President Obama’s Iran policy is deeply unpopular.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Ex-Obama adviser: Interim deal is a sham

The president’s former senior adviser reveals that the interim Iran deal is a dangerous setback.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dennis Ross, Iran

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Hitting the anti-sanctions hypocrites

A brutal ad goes after Democrats’ hypocrisy on Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran sanctions, Sanctions

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Iran negotiations ‘train wreck’ ahead

The administration’s fantastical vision of a deal to disarm Iran fizzles.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Rouhani does Davos

Tehran has scored a diplomatic and economic triumph.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davos, Iran

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Congress is an impediment to appeasement

Congress poses a problem for the administration eager to appease Iran on nuclear weapons.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Kerry’s spine stiffens, but too little and too late

The administration needs to learn to stand up for U.S. interests in the Middle East.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Harper at the Knesset

Prime Minister Stephen Harper gives quite a speech in Israel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:52 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Iran, Israel

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Apologies all around

More politicians should apologize

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:04 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education, Immigration reform, Iran

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 01/17/2014

The bottom line: There is no bottom line on Iran

The president no longer seeks to disable Iran’s nuclear weapons program, only to manage it.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, weapons of mass destruction

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Iran reminds us: Obama’s deal is a fraud

President Obama is embarrassed, again, by Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:37 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, WMD's

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Iran sanctions turmoil

Sen. Harry Reid is blocking bipartisan sanctions legislation.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:12 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, Sen. Harry Reid

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Iran and Obama their own worst enemies

The president and Iranian leaders are only encouraging the Senate to move on sanctions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:45 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, Senate

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Six reasons for Hillary Clinton to worry

Hillary Clinton is going to have to offer something different to stand out.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Iran

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/14/2014

No, we shouldn’t trust Obama on Iran

The president is under attack for his Iran appeasement.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Questions about the Iran implementation deal

It is urgent the Senate proceed with sanctions legislation.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Sanctions pressure builds

Democrats are under siege on Iran sanctions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:45 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Tipping point on Iran sanctions?

With 54 senators now for a Iran sanctions bill, anti-sanction advocates fret about possible passage.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:16 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Rand Paul, Senate Democrats

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Obama Iran gambit is unraveling

President Obama has been fooled or is trying to fool us on his phony Iranian “interim” deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, weapons of mass destruction

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Iran sanctions opponents desperate

Anti-sanctions cranks are becoming increasingly shrill and desperate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:13 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran sanctions

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Middle East bedlam

President Obama’s foreign policy leads to Middle East chaos.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/05/2014

What mattered in 2013

In 2013 some changes for marriage and the Middle East were irreversible.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay marriage, Iran, Syria

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Schumer for the defense

Even if he doesn’t want it, Congress has to help President Obama turn around his Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Sen. Chuck Schumer, WMD's

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Four rotten excuses to oppose Iran sanctions

The objections to sanctions language don’t hold up.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:03 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Congress is trying to stop a war, not start one

Congress is trying to help the president on Iran sanctions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, Israel

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Strange bedfellows on Iran: France and Elie Wiesel

No matter how you look at the Iran issue, the president’s policy is a flop.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Laurent Fabius

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/19/2013

The Iran dilemma

How did we lose our advantage on Iran and how can we get it back?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/16/2013

Saudis sound the alarm on the Middle East

Saudis sound panicky about Obama’s Middle East weakness.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Syria

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/15/2013

Isolationists are losing the argument

Internationalism is stronger than you might think.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Keeping the fire under Iran negotiators’ feet

Congress remains a potent force in Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, WMD's Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Hoyer waits on Iran resolution, Senate will move

Iran resolution stalled, sanctions move ahead in Senate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Democrats, Iran, Rep. Steny Hoyer, Senate Democrats

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Iran already profiting from interim deal

The Iran deal is already providing Tehran benefits.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 12/11/2013

America vs. Iran, Obama’s interim deal and sanctions relief

Congress and voters overwhelmingly reject Obama’s Iran policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:43 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Kerry blasted on Iran: Sanctions will likely move ahead

Democrats and Republicans bash Secretary of State John Kerry on Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Congress in revolt on Iran deal

The White House, the New York Times and Iran’s mullahs vs. Democratic lawmakers.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:13 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, WND's

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Americans dislike Obama’s Iran deal

The public votes thumbs down on Obama’s awful Iran deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:30 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Obama gives up on Iran

President Obama gives up on Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Choosing decline -- again and again

President Obama’s foreign policy is in shambles -- and voters know it.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, National Security, Ukraine

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Rubio gives a better speech, but it’s still a speech

Sen. Marco Rubio goes to London.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Foreign policy, Iran, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/04/2013

Mr. Secretary, is it still ‘unacceptable’ for Iran to have a nuclear weapons program?

Time to grill the secretary of state on the awful Iran deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, WMD's

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/04/2013

What other countries learn from us

The president’s wrong-headed foreign policy leads to entirely predictable and unpleasant results.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Foreign policy, Iran, National Security, Syria

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Two important thumbs down for the Iran interim deal

Two esteemed former secretaries of state denounce the president’s Iran ploy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, WMD's

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Less safe!

We are less safe, according to two lawmakers who know the most about national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Terrorism

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Bipartisan blowback to Iran deal

Bipartisan objections and Iranian mendacity may undermine the president’s interim deal with Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/01/2013

Hillary’s courage deficit

Hillary Clinton displays her tell-tale caution.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hillary Clinton, Iran

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/27/2013

The non-deal Iranian deal faces bipartisan opposition in Congress

The Iranian agreement is already crumbling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, WMD's

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Will Ted Cruz and Rand Paul split on Iran?

The two GOP senators may diverge on the Iranian threat.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Time for Congress to take charge on Iran

How Congress checks the president, keeps Iran from going nuclear and prevents a war.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/26/2013

What Obama has done: Iran’s green light to enrich

President Obama has opened the door to an Iran with a nuclear weapons capability.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 11/25/2013

On Iran, what say you Hillary?

Where is Hillary Clinton on Iran?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:34 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Iran

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Bipartisan scorn for the interim deal

Bipartisan outrage greeted the announcement of a new Iran deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 11/24/2013

The Iran deal makes clear it pays to enrich

The Iran deal makes clear it pays to enrich.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:29 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Who will defend the West?

Unless the administration wakes up, Israel will take on responsibility for the world’s security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Winston Churchill

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Looking for the un-Obama foreign policy president in 2016

Republicans need to find an improved commander in chief, not more of the same.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016, Iran, Israel

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Anti-Semitism and Obama’s Iran policy

Time to call out anti-Semitism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:30 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Jews, Anti-Semitism, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Who will stand up to Iran and against Obama’s appeasement?

It’s time to stop Iran and the Obama administration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Rand Paul: Worse than Obama on Iran

The Kentucky senator demonstrates again why he should never be commander in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:58 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Rand Paul

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Obama tries to pacify senators on Iran

Not all senators are convinced by the president’s Iran pleas.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:12 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Senators should brief the president on Iran

They should also invite French President Francois Hollande to address Congress to underscore the importance of strong sanctions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Senate

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/18/2013

The Axis of Hope?

A new and odd alliance against Iran emerges.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  France, Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Netanyahu: Interim deal is a bad one

Israels prime minister explains why an interim deal won’t work.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Lawmakers brush off Kerry on Iran

Senators give thumbs down to White House on sanctions relief for Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:29 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, Republican senators

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Dems pummel administration on Iran

The move to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran is not partisan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Listen to Iran, senators

Just as the Iranians were candid about why talks broke off, they are more honest about their determination to remove all sanctions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, WMD's

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Obama low on trust, short on bargaining power

President Obama’s credibility is in free fall.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Obamacare, polling

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Pretty platitudes aren’t enough, Sen. Paul

Presidential aspirants can’t get by with foreign policy platitudes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Kerry vs. friends of Israel

The pro-Israel community weighs in loudly on Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:11 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Jewish community

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/12/2013

John Kerry’s Iran problem

John Kerry is not “stupid” he’ll have you know.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, John Kerry, WMD's

Posted at 03:45 AM ET, 11/12/2013

10 Reasons for the White House to panic

Sometimes panicking is the appropriate response.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:45 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, mainstream media, Obamacare, Polls

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 11/11/2013

On Iran, Congress should stand with France

Congress can stop an atrocious deal with Iran

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Administration bashed over Iran deal

President Obama’s latest and worst foreign policy fiasco.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Things liberals got wrong about foreign policy

Never have so many liberals been so wrong about so many important things.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, human rights, Iran, Israel, National Security, WNMD's

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 11/08/2013

The fix is in for a bad deal with Iran

A very bad deal with Iran is in the works.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:04 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Outrage over potential U.S.-Iran deal

Blowback against a potential interim deal with Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:56 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Obama to allow Iran to keep its nuclear weapons program?

The president is going to let Iran keep its bomb, if reports are accurate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Unless the president says otherwise

President Obama’s remarks come with a secret caveat or disqualifier.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Iran, Obamacare

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 11/04/2013

The administration’s death spiral

President Obama has angered so many and accomplished so little.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:35 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, Obamacare

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 11/03/2013

Jewish community attacks Obama sanctions delay

The administration gets blasted for trying to cook up an Iran sanctions moratorium.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:36 PM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, WMD's

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 11/01/2013

No deal on sanctions freeze

A false story strengthens pro-Israel groups’ resolve.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:22 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Obama out of credibility — on domestic and foreign policy

On foreign policy lawmakers don’t trust the president any more than they do on domestic issues.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:29 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Iran, Obamacare, Syria

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 10/30/2013

A key Democrat pushes back on Iran

A key senator bluntly pushes back on the Obama administration’s phony Iran narrative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, robert menendez, weapons of mass destruction

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/29/2013

Iran: Is it too late?

President Obama has let Iran come within weeks of a nuclear weapons breakout, according to experts.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, WMD's

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Congress remains ‘skeptical’ on Iran

House members briefed by Iran negotiator Wendy Sherman remain wary.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:46 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 10/25/2013

The dangers of inaction

Right-wing isolationists, like the president, don’t understand the price of inaction.

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Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Middle East allies lose faith in Obama

Israel and Saudi Arabia are right not to trust the Obama administration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/23/2013

State Department double-talk on Iran

The State Department briefings give you an idea of how delusional the administration is on Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Nuclear Weapons, State Department

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Is the administration already backpeddling on Iran?

There is reason to worry the administration is undermining United Nations resolutions and willing to allow continued Iranian uranium enrichment.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Wendy Sherman, WMD's

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/18/2013

Is the U.S. a willing player in a phony negotiation?

The administration seems bound and determined to pretend there is progress in the Iran negotiations.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Nuclear Weapons, weapons of mass destruction

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Iran stalls, centrifuges spin

The latest round of talks with Tehran is just like every other one.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:21 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, WMD's

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Iran’s dangerous doubletalk

There is less to Iran’s willingness to negotiate than meets the eye.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Iran sanctions tussle

The Obama administration’s aversion to Iran sanctions is troubling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iran sanctions, WMD's

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 10/02/2013

Sen. Graham: And what about national security?

Sen. Lindsey Graham finds out the shutdown imperils the NSA’s mission and frets about a ‘phony’ Iran deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:04 PM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Iran, Sen. Lindsey Graham

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 10/01/2013

What Netanyahu said, and didn’t

The Israeli prime minister does not hedge.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:43 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Worries about the Rouhani phone call

The president’s call with Iran’s president was troubling, as was the spin adopted by the U.S. leader.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:42 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hassan Roouhani, Iran, WMD's Israel

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Obama at the U.N.

President Obama’s sorry speech at the United Nations.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:37 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 09/24/2013

How to keep Obama from folding on Iran?

The secretary of state’s meeting with Iran’s foreign minister stirs bipartisan concerns.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, WMD's

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Syria shows only decisive use of U.S. force is ‘unacceptable’

Syria is the prelude to Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:32 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 09/20/2013

What did the Syria deal accomplish?

The Syria debacle plays out.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:35 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Preempting another Syrian-style debacle with Iran

it is urgent to head off another disastrous negotiation scam, this time with Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:48 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Pacts with the devil

President Obama has consistently courted the oppressors, not defended the oppressed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Russia, Syria

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Handing the foreign policy reins to Putin

Decline is a choice President Obama has chosen.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:08 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Russia, Syria

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Ted Cruz knows nothing about Jesse Helms

Ted Cruz doesn’t understand Syria or Jesse Helms.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:39 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz, Syria

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Here’s a resolution for you

The Congress needs to pass a resolution -- and here it is.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Something is better than nothing in Syria

Critics of intervention in Syria are kidding themselves if they think nothing is better than something that will tip the balance away from Assad and his Iranian allies.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria, WMD's

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

An untrustworthy commander in chief

President Obama has lost the trust in serving as commander in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syira

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 07/24/2013

Get ready for containment

Gen. Dempsey points the way toward containment of Iran, something the president said he'd never do.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syria

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Iran: Missed opportunities and false hope

Iran has learned to manipulate the West while we have failed to act decisively against the mullahs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  human rights, Iran, nuclear proliferation

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 07/19/2013

Disastrous reversal for Obama

Obama flip-flops on Bashar al-Assad.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/15/2013

What about Iran?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounds the alarm on Iran, again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Obama's Iran delusion

The president's Iran delusion will force Israel to launch its strike.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:27 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Need to challenge dangerous cluelessness about Iran

Three Republicans help explain the nature of the Iranian theocracy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Sanctions, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Ted

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Second lease on life for despotic regimes

Iran and its allies thrive in the Obama era.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria, Venezuela

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 06/11/2013

The Obama doctrine in Syria and elsewhere

The Obama doctrine is playing out in Syria.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Iran, National Security, Syria

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Obama's mixed message to Tehran

Obama is of two minds (at least) when it comes to bad actors in the Middle East.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:03 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 06/04/2013

You can't be for a weak United States and a strong Israel

The worst possible thing for Israel is a power vacuum left in the wake of U.S. retrenchment.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:32 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 05/30/2013

The Syria debacle

President Obama's inertness allows foes to dominate Syria.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:42 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Russia, Syria

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Are Dems killing off Sen. Mark Pryor?

Democrats aren't doing Sen. Mark Pryor any favors these days, leaving him more vulnerable than ever in 2014.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:02 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  guns, Iran, Senate 2014

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 05/28/2013

What to watch for on Iran

The cries for diplomacy and containment increase as Iran's presidential election draws near

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:28 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, WMD's

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 05/26/2013

For Obama, image is everything and the only thing

President Obama's weak foreign policy and lack of attentiveness require extra spin and a media stranglehold to keep his image intact.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:02 PM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Libya, National Security, Syria

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Ambassador Thomas Pickering: There is no equal

Thomas Pickering personifies the State Department.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Iran, State Department

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Iran and Congress rebuke Obama's Syria policy

Iran is propping up Bashar al-Assad, Congress wants to prop up moderate rebels and Obama wants to do nothing about a genocidal civil war.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Iran policy reaches day of reckoning

Events in the region have outstripped the Obama administration's hapless Iran policy

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:48 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, WMD's

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/06/2013

No red line, no policy, no will to lead

President Obama's excuse for not responding to Syria's chemical weapons use is horrifying.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Israel steps up to the plate

While President Obama equivocates about the 'red line' in Syria, Israel carries out an air strike.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Syria

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Syria: Why did Obama do nothing?

Obama's Syria approoach is worse than you thought.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:10 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Running out of excuses on Syria

President Obama's dangerous game in ignoring Syria's use of chemical weapons should be investigated by Congress.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:42 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Iran unleashed, unbowed

Iran is growing more aggressive internationally and more repressive at home.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, National Security, Terrorism

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Obama's Syria ruse

President Obama seems intent on ignoring evidence of Syria's chemical weapon use, which he said would be a "game changer."

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Obama's chaotic Middle East policy

The Obama administration is focused on the wrong thing as the Middle East heads toward a WMD nightmare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:33 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, peace process, Syria

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Syria: Calamity upon calamity

Syria illustrates precisely why "leading from behind" is disastrous for the United States and its allies.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iraq, National Security, Syria

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Fantasyland foreign policy on North Korea and Iran

President Obama's approach to North Korea and Iran reminds us that elections have consequences, sometimes dangerous ones for national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, National Security, North Korea

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Clueless on North Korea, paralyzed on Iran

The administration has no coherent approach to either North Korea or Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, North Korea, Nuclear threat

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 04/03/2013

A world without nukes? Not exactly.

The Obama administration's pipe dream about a world without nuclear weapons is turning into a nightmare in which barbarous regimes develop nuclear arsenals.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:31 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, North Korea, NPT, nuclear proliferation

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Twelve reasons why liberals can't be trusted on national security

What can the Obama team actually point to as a success?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:44 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Foreign policy, Green movement, Iran, Iraq, National Security

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Iran policy inanity comes to light

President Obama's Iran policy is dangerous.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syria

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Sen. Kirk is baaack

Sen. Mark Kirk delivers a message to the mullahs that should be coming from the president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:18 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Sen. Mark Kirk

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 03/05/2013

AIPAC heads to the Hill: The diplomacy trap

AIPAC wraps up, but what comes next?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:51 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Graham previews his Iran resolutions, including force authorization

Sen. Lindsey Graham is taking a step-by-step approach to Iran and if need be with authorize the president to use force.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:54 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Middle East, Sen. Lindsey Graham

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 03/03/2013

AIPAC policy conference opens

The AIPAC conference, an exercise in forced bipartisanship, begins.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:02 PM ET, 03/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AIPAC, Iran, Israel, Middle East

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Influencing Iran and Obama

Can President Obama be influenced to get serious about Iran and convey a sense of urgency?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Middle East, Sanctions

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Iran is winning the waiting game on nuclear talks

The mullahs' stalling tactics are paying off.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:43 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, nuclear proliferation

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Hagel confirmed 58-41

Chuck Hagel is confirmed by Hagel Democrats.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:51 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, GOP, Iran, Israel

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Hagel cloture fails: Now what about Iran? [Updated with video]

Two new speeches show how excessively deferential to Iran Chuck Hagel is.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:33 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, cloture, Filibuster, Iran

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Hagel's complicated ties

Chcuk Hagel's finances and affiliations complicate his nomination.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:23 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlantic Council, Chuck Hagel, Defense Secretary, Iran, Israel

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Rand Paul's confused foreign policy speech

Instead of sounding thoughtful, Sen. Rand Paul appeared out to lunch in his speech focusing on the greatest national security threat we face.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:47 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Republican leadership: 'All options on the table' on Hagel

Chcuk Hagel's performance was so bad the White House threw him under the bus and now there is talk of a filibuster.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:17 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Filibuster, Iran