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Trump Backs Out of Iran Nuclear Deal. What’s Next?

Thanks to Donald Trump, the hard-won deal that set up a process to end Iran’s nuclear weapons programme is on its deathbed. After weeks of entreaties and visits from his counterparts in the other states that signed the accord, Trump has announced that the US w...
Iran and Middle East Conflict

Chaotic Middle East Puts World at Risk

Although the drumbeat of news reports may give the impression that much of the world is in crisis, the reality is quite the opposite, according to Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria. In his Friday, Feb. 16 post, Zakaria notes, "In almost every part of...

Firm Evidence Lacking in US Weapons Accusation Against Iran

Efforts by the Trump administration to build a case against Iran this week over alleged violations of an international arms agreement appeared to lack evidence of the charge, The New York Times reports. On Thursday, U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley stood before ...

Learn About U.S. ‘Secret War’ in Yemen

News Analysis By Drew Phelps The ongoing civil war in Yemen – a war in which Saudi Arabia, a close U.S. ally, has been intricately involved – has made headlines in recent weeks as the conflict has esc...