US Should Return to Nuclear Deal, Says Iranian Expert Parsi

A long-time Washington insider and Iranian expert hopes the Biden administration will improve U.S.-Iran relations. He is also optimistic about Secretary of State nominee Anthony Blinken. Trita Parsi, executive director of the Quincy Institute for Responsibl...
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GOP Senators Line up Against Trump’s 5% Mexico Tariff Plan

WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it's unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they'd be "fo...
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Pompeo Repudiates Obama Mideast Policy, Takes Aim at Iran

CAIRO — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a scathing rebuke of the Obama administration's Mideast policies on Thursday, accusing the former president of "misguided" and "wishful" thinking that diminished America's role in the region, harmed its lon...