Tag: sanctions

Keep it going

“This administration, like Neville Chamberlain, is yielding large and bloody conflict in the Middle East involving Iranian nuclear weapons.”  I wish I could say these were the words of an irrelevant fringe commentator, but they came from Illinois Senator Mark Kirk (R) in response to the Obama administration’s […]

Tweet for peace with Iran

News flash: diplomacy works. After just two rounds of talks with the new Iranian government, western diplomats are “very, very close” to a deal. But the prospect of a peaceful solution is riling up the hawks. Some impatient senators are still pushing for sanctions that could breach the fragile trust being […]

Action alert: new hope for peace with Iran

The prospects for peace with Iran got a little bit brighter this week. The Iranian public defied expectations and roundly defeated conservative candidates to put moderate Hassan Rouhani in office. [1] The people of Iran sent a message by electing a president who campaigned on reconciliation. Now we […]