Category: iran

It’s time for America to support her allies in the middle east. Not her ‘frenemies’

Do you know what I’m referring to when I mention the slang term ‘frenemies?’  It’s referring to someone who is a false friend; someone who says what you want to hear to your face, but turns around and attacks you at every turn.   That’s not someone who you want to put a lot of trust …

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Iran’s Upper Hand

Rachel Ehrenfeld & Ken Jensen The United States participation in the Kazakhstan negotiations with Iran, as part of the P5+1 (five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council: China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and Germany) creates the impression that the Obama administration is determined to end the U.S. role as the super power …

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Romney Delivers Strong Foreign Policy Message in Jerusalem

After four years of snubbing our only Democratic ally in the Middle East by the Obama Administration, Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney makes clear the support Israel would have from the United States if elected. Transcript of Mitt Romney’s foreign policy speech in Jerusalem July 29, 2012 Thank you for that kind introduction, Mayor Barkat, and …

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Why Iran Covets Brazil

Ilan Berman On Wednesday, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad touched down in Brazil for his first state visit to the South American nation since 2009. The ostensible reason is to attend the U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development, a high-profile gathering of more than 100 heads of state taking place in Rio de Janeiro. But high on …

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Keystone XL And National Security

As much as the President would like this issue to go away, many Republicans in the House and Senate are doing the hard work necessary to keep this issue a priority.  Sen. Lugar recently sought to remind the President that oil and energy are not just economic issues, but security issues as well. Given Iran’s …

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