Broader aims on Middle East realignment led the outgoing president’s efforts at two-track diplomacy. One track was misdirection. The other handed the region to Russia and Iran.
The flagship pro-Israel lobbying organization failed to stop Obama’s Iran Deal. It may lose even more influence under Trump.
Why the new Commander-in-Chief has few good options for rebuilding the Middle East order that Obama negotiated away
How American Jews are wooed with meaningless gestures
The would-be head of the DNC has a long, cozy history with the Tehran lobby
America’s Moral Collapse in Syria: Why hasn’t the administration done anything about Syria, and won’t? Because the Iran Deal.
The Republican looks to Tehran, while the Democrat defends Israel
Latest developments in the deployment of Barack Obama’s signature foreign policy achievement: Are we safer?
Amid the noise of the American presidential election, the U.S. and Israel are working out a Memorandum of Understanding—a small breakthrough in a countries’ fraying relationship
A trusty guide to the deal’s contradictions
Three senior al-Qaeda operatives landed on the U.S. Treasury’s global terrorist list. What’s perplexing is that they all operated from Iran.
An AP report revealed that nuclear restrictions on Tehran will be eased sooner than expected
What happened to the most powerful lobby in recent U.S. foreign-policy history?
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the Iranian government has no connection to the contest, which is apparently hogwash. So what are we to make of the nuclear deal?
In one debate surrounding the JCPOA, it’s all about the Benjamins
But the Obama Administration bets $100 billion that Iran is innocent
President Barack Obama has done more to pivot the United States away from the hawkish foreign policy entrenched in Washington than even his supporters give him credit for
Just as reporter Jason Rezaian was freed from two years in captivity, the paper of record was selling luxury tours to Tehran. Why?
Obama’s long game is a complete restructuring of the balance of power in the region—but with what results?
After a heated session in Tehran, lawmakers pushed the bill forward in a victory for President Hassan Rouhani
The enlightened-benighted paradoxes of the Shia state have deep roots, and relations with Jews are at a historical nadir
Israeli MK Yair Lapid blames Benjamin Netanyahu for the Jewish State’s failure to have any influence on the Iran deal and for the lack of progress in solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The Israeli leader’s diplomatic efforts to stop a nuclear deal with Iran have proven a dismal failure
The New York Times makes a list
In the fight over sanctions and the nuclear deal, how did the supposedly all-powerful pro-Israel lobby lose to the slick operatives of the National Iranian American Council?
Our readers—both supporters and detractors of the Iran nuclear deal—want answers from Barack Obama. Here are the points they hope he addresses in his speech to the American Jewish community today.
The lawyer and author addresses the presidential election, BDS, J Street, and his new book about opposing the nuclear deal with Iran
The biggest event of the summer
Major concessions revealed as the AP reports on a secret side deal between the U.N. and Tehran
Part 2: Smith: Obama’s defenders hear no evil because they’ve seen no evil